Director of Human Resources

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $88,000.00
Maximum: $92,000.00




13116 NE 132nd St.
United States


The Director of Human Resources will ensure a highly engaged workforce which supports retention, advancement and high performance for all employees. This position serves as the strategic leader for all agency HR needs and responsibilities is responsible for developing and executing our human resource strategy, specifically in the areas of talent management, training, staff development, performance management and compensation. Responsible for articulation our HR needs and plans to the executive management team, they ensure that Friends of Youth recruits, trains and retains highly qualified and excellent staff, to meet our mission and vision. This is an engaged, hands-on leadership role managing the day-to-day HR needs of the organization while leading the key employee engagement and HR visions for the organization. Serves as a strategic partner on the Executive Leadership Team and actively contributes to the vision, mission, and values of Friends of Youth.


1. Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business or related field with a minimum of ten years of progressive HR experience and a minimum of ten years of managerial experience or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

2. Relevant Professional Human Resources Certification, SPHR, PHR, GHR, etc.

3. Experience with Word, Excel, and database management programs. 

For a complete list of qualifications and responsibilities, please see the full job description on our website:

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT: Friends of Youth is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on the basis of race, sex/gender, religion/creed, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin, genetic markers, military or veterans status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

People of Color and Members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Send cover letter and resume to Marla Rennie at the email provided.


Founded in 1951, Friends of Youth provides a comprehensive range of shelter, housing, counseling and prevention services for youth and young adults and their families in King and Snohomish Counties in Washington State. Friends of Youth is the primary provider of services for homeless youth and young adults in East King County. Services include street outreach, emergency shelter, transitional living programs, supported permanent housing, employment and mental health support. To learn more about Friends of Youth, please visit our web site at


Friends of Youth provides a competitive benefits package to full time employees including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and matching, vacation leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Marla Rennie at the email provided.