Human Resources Associate

Job Type

Full Time




1030 15th Street NW, Suite 1100W
United States


Since 1984, Share Our Strength® has led the fight against hunger and poverty by inspiring and organizing individuals and businesses to share their strengths. Today, through the No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters campaigns, Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need. No child should go hungry in America – we’re on our way to making that a reality and we want you to join us. We’re bold, creative, always open to new ideas and 100% dedicated to our mission. If that sounds like you, we’d like you to consider becoming part of our team.


The Human Resources Associate will provide professional human resources services and consultation for Share Our Strength and Community Wealth Partners employees. Working with the Chief People Officer and the Director, Human Resources this position will work on benefits administration, new hire orientation/on-boarding, employee relations, human resources compliance, policy development and administration, learning and development initiatives, HRIS maintenance (including data reporting), and management of the internship program. This position will also work with the organization’s Recruiter to provide support and guidance on recruitment efforts as needed.

  • Serve as initial HR point of contact and respond to general employee inquiries
  • Partner with other HR Business Partners on all on-boarding functions including set up, new hire paperwork, correspondence, and new hire orientations.
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the human resources department and staff development
  • Partners with internal teams on staff development, communications and best practices
  • Under the guidance of the Director and CPO, provides assistance with employee relations and counseling, exit interviewing, and the administration of compensation programs
  • Assist managers with a range of services including strategies to improve retention efforts and increase employee engagement
  • Perform benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, communicating benefit information to employees and resolving employee complaints related to health and welfare plans
  • Under the guidance of the Director and CPO, provides assistance with employee relations and counseling, exit interviewing, and the administration of compensation programs
  • Administers various human resources plans and procedures; assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures
  • Writes, maintains and supports a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools
  • Assist Recruiter with conducting in person and telephone screens of candidates, providing advisement to hiring managers on candidates for roles, generating offer letters, and coordinating employment verifications and background checks for all new hires, when needed
  • Work with Director, Human Resources to identify training needs and develop Cookbook trainings and/or identify external training vendors to meet the needs
  • Actively manage the organizations’ internship program to include recruitment, program development/execution and measurement of program results.
  • Work with Operations Associate and Program partners to effectively on-board AmeriCorps staff
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment
  • Enter staff data into HRIS system and manage semi-monthly 401(K) deferral transmission.
  • Compose correspondence and assist in managing committee to develop organization-wide events.
  • Coordinate and manage organization Buddy Program to include connecting new hires and planning quarterly events.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field with at least 2- 4 years of direct human resources generalist experience; or a combination of experience, required.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.
  • Ability to work well inter-departmentally and to be a team player
  • Working knowledge of employment laws required.
  • Understanding of general HR processes regarding onboarding and records compliance.
  • Experience with large HRIS system preferred (i.e. Paychex/Benetrac, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion and sound judgment.
  • Skilled at prioritizing work and working well under pressure and in fast paced environments.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel (ability to create tables and maintain large data sets).
  • Experience with non-profit organization preferred.


Please apply with your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. No Calls Please. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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