Job Posting 101728

Human Resources Generalist
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton, AB
closes in 15 days (Fri, 28 Jun)
full time  •  $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 annually

Employment Opportunity

Human Resources Generalist

Job ID 24-007EJHS


Company Overview:

Do you want to be part of a growing, fun and dynamic team? Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is growing its HR team. We are recruiting a Manager of HR and a HR Generalist to shape our company culture, attract top talent, and ensure the well-being of our employees.


For over 70 years EJHS has provided holistic services and wraparound supports that address the root causes of crime and social disorder. By focusing on reintegration, acceptance and successful outcomes, we are building a safer, more harmonious community. We do this through release planning, housing support, employment transition, education, substance recovery, cultural supports and more. We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength-based approach.  If your values are aligned with our core values listed at:, please consider joining our team.


Position Summary:

As a HR Generalist, you will report to the HR Manager and be a member of the Operational Excellence Team. The HR Generalist will play a key role in delivering high quality HR services across the agency. You will have the opportunity to engage in various aspects of human resources, from recruitment and employee relations to training and development. You will also act as the main HR contact for the Operational Excellence Team.



  • Recruitment and Talent: Assist with the full cycle of recruitment activities, including job posting, screening, scheduling interviews, and facilitating the onboarding process for new hires. Collaborate with program leadership to identify staffing needs
  • Employee Relations: Serve as a trusted resource for employees, addressing inquiries and concerns related to HR policies, procedures, and benefits. Proactively engage in employee relations activities to promote a positive work environment
  • Training and Development: Support the design and delivery of training programs to enhance employee skills and capabilities. Maintain the agency’s Learning Management System (LMS) including compliance records.
  • HR Compliance: Stay informed about employment laws and regulations, working with the Manager of HR to ensure compliance. Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures to mitigate risk and promote fairness
  • Benefit Oversight: Administration of the benefits programs, including enrollments, changes, and terminations. Work closely with the Manager of HR on best practice and standards in employee benefit plans
  • Documentation Management: Maintain employee records and documentation, including personnel files, employee records, and employment policies and procedures


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or related field required
  • CHRP (or actively working towards) designation is considered an asset
  • At least two years of experience in HR roles, with exposure to various HR functions such as recruitment, employee relations, and HR administration
  • Previous experience in the not-for-profit sector or with a community agency is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Ability to travel to various program sites within Edmonton


Conditions of Employment:

  • This position is located at Transition Place, 401, 10010 105 Street
  • The hours of work are 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday


The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $70,000 annually.


EJHS believes in the power of our people to drive our success. As an HR Generalist, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our organization and contribute to our culture of excellence. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment where your talents are valued and your contributions are recognized. If you are a proactive and adaptable HR professional looking for a rewarding opportunity, we want to hear from you!


To apply, submit a résumé and cover letter in one PDF document to .

Please include “24-007EJHS – HR Generalist” in the Subject Line of the email. Please include how you heard about the position in the cover letter. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds


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