Human Resources Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




4008 MLK Jr. Way S.
United States


Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) is a nationally recognized multiethnic nonprofit organization that provides award-winning services to refugee and immigrant women and their families in King and Snohomish Counties.


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POSITION TITLE:              Human Resources Assistant       

PROGRAM:                        Administration

REPORTS TO:                     Human Resources

STATUS:                              Non-Exempt Regular Full-time (37.5 /hrs per week)                                       

SUMMARY: The HR Assistant is responsible for a variety of Human Resource support duties including general HR office support functions and assisting agency employees as necessary. Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office including recruiting and staffing, employee orientation, training and benefits administration.


·Ensure that human resource files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements and agency policies and procedures.

·Receive, track and acknowledge employment applications.

·Prepare and maintain new employee packets and personnel handbooks.

· Assist with compiling personnel statistics.

·Provide information to employees regarding personnel forms and records.

·Provide authorized information from personnel files for employment verification's, employment status changes; process change of status forms.

·Assist with the process in hiring of new staff including: posting advertisements for open positions, updating job descriptions and schedule interviews. Send out announcements of job openings.

·Assist with employee benefits renewal, enrollment and changes; answer questions and provide information on employee benefits. 

·Assist with human resources questions and problems.

·Ensure that work area is clean, secure and well-maintained.

·Perform miscellaneous clerical functions and special projects as assigned.

·Prepare and distribute memos and letters as requested.

·Stay well-informed regarding human resources development.

·Maintain the confidently of personal and work-related personnel information, files and records.

·Conduct background checks, check references, notify other candidates of applicant disposition.

·Conduct agency orientation and onboarding for new hires and benefits orientation

·Ensure each site has the appropriate worksite posters. 

·Attend and participate in staff meetings and training as required

·Other related duties as assigned.




·AA degree; additional related training preferred.

·Minimum two years related experience.

·Basic knowledge of human resource functions including reporting and record keeping requirements.

·Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

·Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel and other computer applications.

·Accurate and attentive to detail with high degree of organization.

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· Ability to work in a multiethnic environment; sensitivity to and respect for diverse cultures.

·WA state driver’s license and vehicle insurance.



·Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field 

·Human Resources related experience

 BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life insurance, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, 403(b) plan

 CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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