Volunteer Opportunity

Recruitment Specialist

Posted by
School Group
Austin, TX
Published 4 months ago

About School Group  

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer.  

Role Overview  

 Reporting to our Director HR, you’ll play an integral part of the success of School Group. On any given day in this role, you'll be involved with policy creation and implementation, interfacing with the Human Resource management team to follow up on projects, consulting with different departmental leaders regarding personnel issues, and creating strategies to improve systems and processes.  

In short, you’ll stand at the center of our efforts to find and retain quality talent.  


Essential Functions  

  • Posting and updating open positions on help wanted sites.   
  • Screening resumes and prequalifying candidates for presentation to hiring managers.  
  • Conducting prescreening phone interviews with candidates as requested.  
  • Communicating organization information during the screening process.  
  • Making preliminary background and skills assessments based on hiring needs.  
  • Performing reference and background checks, as required.  
  • Making candidate referrals to departmental directors.  
  • Coordinating interviews between candidates and the hiring managers.  
  • Following up on the interview process status.  
  • Staying informed on organizational structure, personnel policy, and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.  

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.   




  • 3-5 years of verifiable work experience in recruiting.  
  • A track record of hands-on experience with various aspects of the candidate selection process.  
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to conduct effective, probing interview with candidates on all levels.  
  • Excellent decision-making skills.  
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.  
  • Experience working remotely as part of a small team.  
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment.  
  • Self-directed and disciplined with the ability to work independently in an ever-changing environment.  
  • Can work a minimum of 10 hours a week for at least 6 months.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.  
  • Experience using applicant tracking systems (ATS).  
  • Experience working remotely as part of a small team.  
  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment.

Why volunteer with us?  

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.  


  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers.  
  •   School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.  

Other information  

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteerrun. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.  

How to apply  

  Please email your resume to We would love to hear from you!  

About School Group  

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence


Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
., Austin, TX 73301, United States

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