Recruiting Intern
Agency Recruiter, Human Resources Specialist 3

HR & Recruiting Assistant

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Mission

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the Universal Christian Church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Position Summary

The HR and Recruiting Assistant for The Salvation Army Northern Division is responsible to collaborate with hiring managers to ensure a smooth and efficient recruiting, hiring, and onboarding process. The HR and Recruiting Assistant also provides ongoing assistance to managers and employees during an employee’s lifecycle, answering general HR questions, maintaining files/data, and serving as a liaison between HR, hiring managers, and payroll.

This position is full-time with a work expectation of 40 hours a week. Expected pay is $22.00 per hour.

Essential Functions (approximate time spent)

  • Respond to inquiries from employees, providing guidance and support. (20%)
  • Manage the employee compliance lifecycle for accuracy and completeness, ensuring data integrity by accurately entering and maintaining applicant and employee data and files (e.g., offer letter, background check, new hire paperwork, reviews). (20%)
  • Manage internal and external job postings. (15%)
  • Assist hiring managers with finding creative, meaningful, effective recruiting and interviewing materials and practices. (15%)
  • Disseminate applicant and employee information between hiring managers, payroll, and HR. (10%)
  • Conduct new hire orientation for Divisional Headquarters (DHQ) employees. (5%)
  • Complete employment verifications and assist with gathering audit data. (5%)
  • Maintain up-to-date employee information lists (e.g., birthday, inclement weather, anniversary). (5%)
  • Provide front desk backup coverage (e.g., answering phones, controlling building access). (5%)

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Two years college coursework preferred.
  • Two years of relevant experience required.
  • Must pass background checks.
  • Valid driver’s license and meet the MVR driver’s qualifications preferred.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of honor in dealing with confidential information.
  • Works with integrity, valuing honesty, and diligence.
  • Proficient with HRIS (human resources information systems), PC, Microsoft Office, and standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

  • Mostly sedentary work, sitting for long periods of time and working on a computer with some periods of bending, lifting, reaching, and crouching.
  • Professional environment; not eligible for a remote-friendly work environment.
  • Must be able communicate clearly in English, and work in person or on the phone.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift 30 pounds.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Travel/Driving Requirements

Occasional travel/driving within the metro to support HR functions, if MVR cleared.

Other Duties                                                                                                                                                

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that as an employee of The Salvation Army they will support its religious mission.

This job description is not all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions of the position. Other duties, responsibilities, and tasks may be assigned by supervisor.

Additional Information

The Salvation Army offers a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, hearing, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement accounts, a company-funded defined contribution (pension) plan and generous time off policies.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for this position, please call 651-746-3539.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disabled.

To apply click HR & Recruiting Assistant


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