Job Posting 89818

Human Resources Assistant
Hope Mission
Edmonton area
closes in 50 days (Fri, 20 Jan 2023)
full time  •  $ 3850 per month




Job Title                              :               HR Assistant


Based at                             :               Downtown Edmonton

Reports to                          :               People and Culture Senior Manager

Hours of work                   :               40 hours per week as assigned by Manager






Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors

would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.  

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent

in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ. 






HR Assistant is accountable to the People & Culture Senior Manager, and will work with all departments to develop and assist staff opportunities, communication, resources and materials within the programs and services of Hope Mission.


The HR Assistant will also work closely with the People & Culture team in providing customer service to all employees within Hope Mission



  • Inputs information into the Human Resources Management System (HRMS) to ensure up-to-date and accurate records are created and maintained; provides employee information to Payroll to ensure that employees are paid accurately at all times.
  • Audits the timekeeping entries in Manusonic
  • Administers and monitors various HR programs, as required, to support functional and corporate objectives.
  • Prepares standard and ad-hoc reports in order to provide managers and employees with accurate information when needed.
  • Completes special projects as assigned by Management to ensure current and efficient HR processes practices and procedures.
  • Provides support to the People and Culture department and performs other duties as assigned in order to contribute to the efficiency and service levels of the department.
  • Assists in the implementation of HR best practices, programs, procedures and policies for the organization.
  • Provides advice and recommendations on the effective structure and utilization of administrative and support staff.
  • Assists in the coordination of the recruitment process, including posting positions, managing incoming applications, assisting with pre-screening, scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks, preparing offer package and new employee orientation meetings.
  • Participates in HR related projects as required, including health & safety programs, training plan and internal communications.
  • Other duties as assigned by the People and Culture Senior Manager.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Filing: making sure all files are organized correctly and all relevant documents are present in each file
  • Collecting, entering and organizing paperwork that is sent to HR from other departments
  • Work with other HRAs in organizing meetings and special presentations for staff members, getting all paperwork and electronic information ready for meetings, updating employee handbooks and manuals, keeping updated Job Descriptions, etc.
  • Responsible for the management of benefits.  This includes but is not limited to: entering new staff, deleting staff, updating salary information, change individual coverage with requested, etc
  • Ensure vacation and sick time is tracked properly and up-to-date
  • Assist in the screening of potential staff.
  • Examine timesheets submitted by all departments for purposes of verification and accuracy
  • Reconcile the information in the HRMS system with the Finance department
  • Answer to staff inquiries regarding: vacation and sick balance, generate confirmation of employment letters, process changes in medical benefits; provide information about salary increases, anniversary dates and Performance Appraisal results.
  • Attend meetings in different locations when required
  • Follow up and process WCB and Manulife Long Term disability claims
  • Keep staff records up to date, including benefits and changes of status
  • Promoting RRSP’s to employees who have served with Hope Mission for over 3 years
  • Active involvement in the organization of HR related staff events
  • Assist in trainings and special presentations for staff and practicum students
  • Assist in driving practicum students when needed
  • Assist in the general maintenance of the office building
  • Attend Occupational Health and Safety Meetings when required
  • Maintaining current HR files and databases
  • Register and maintain the Hope Mission authorized vehicle drivers' list in coordination with the insurance company
  • Produce photo-ID's for all new employees
  • Preparing any reports requested from the P&C manager
  • Working closely with payroll to ensure all information regarding employee status, pay, and position is accurate
  • Audits time entries using the Manusonic system
  • Active participation in the planning and execution any events organized by People and Culture
  • Develop the staff communication system and maintain it monthly.
  • Coordinates with the Shelters Admin in any processes related to timekeeping and collecting important information needed.





Bachelor's degree in Business, Psychology, Human Resources or other related field.



Minimum two years of experience in a HR environment or administrative function is required.

Knowledge of Alberta Employment Standards.

Experience in Customer Service.

Excellent time management and organizational skills.


Technical Skills:

Proficiency in MS Office: extensive knowledge of Excel, word processing and database software.

Knowledge and experience with HRMS.

Good knowledge of HR policies and procedures, analysis and auditing skills would be an asset.


Performance Skills:

Highly detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

Motivated and have the ability to work well independently and within a team

Ability to work well under time pressure

Strong analytical skills and ability to perform critical analysis


Office Decorum:

Excellent communication skills (oral/written)

Superior listening skills

Excellent interpersonal skills and a full understanding of professional ethics with an emphasis on customer service (staff members in different departments, coworkers and peers)

Superior telephone manners and etiquette




  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith  (
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • A letter of reference from a church or ministry is an asset
  • Adherence Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.


START DATE:    Immediately   








  1. Resume,  and
  2. Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry 



Human Resources, Hope Mission





  We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



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