Human Resources Recruiter

Women Against Abuse, Inc (WAA)
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Thu, 09/07/2017
Program Summary: 
WAA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, is Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence advocate and service provider and among the largest domestic violence agencies in the country. The mission of WAA is to provide quality, compassionate and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. With over 150 staff, WAA serves over 15,000 individuals each year through emergency residential services (2 - 100 bed safe havens and 15 transitional housing apartments), legal services, hotline counseling, aftercare community based services, prevention & education, and advocacy. WAA’s Core Values are Safety, Empowerment, Strength, Hope, Respect, and Integrity and we are committed to a work environment built on honesty, transparency, teamwork, accountability, and a high level of professionalism.
Salary & Benefits: 
commensurate with experience as well as a generous, comprehensive benefit package.
Schedule TBD, 24-30 hours per week, flexibility needed
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
Responsibilities include the recruitment and hiring of employees in support of the organization mission and goals. Responsibilities will include, implementing sourcing and recruiting strategies; conducting interviews (primarily phone but some in person); working in partnership with hiring managers to provide guidance, support and recommendations on candidates for interview and hire, while ensuring efficiency in time to hire; implementing tracking systems to monitor the recruiting systems; conducting pre-employment references; coordinating and communicating to candidates and applicants throughout the recruitment process; begin the process for on-boarding for new hires; assist with facilitating new hire orientation; work collaboratively and communicate with other departments to ensure smooth operations; making recommendations on any recruiting, interviewing, testing and selection procedure improvements to the Human Resources Supervisor. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
Qualifications: • A Bachelor’s Degree or may consider equivalent education & experience. • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience recruiting/sourcing. • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in HR recruiting processes and practices (i.e., compensation, EEO laws, interviewing skills, sourcing strategies, etc), required. • Demonstrated proficient skills with Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, PowerPoint, etc.., required. • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. • Experience with applicant tracking systems, a plus. • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required. • Previous experience in a human services or non-profit organization is preferred. • Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire. • Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory child abuse, criminal, FBI clearances and TB Test required (all related fees will be paid by WAA).
More Details: 
Office in Center City Philadelphia, local travel required
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Human Resources,
Additional Application Info: 
We are an equal opportunity employer and are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, which may include but is not limited to candidates of color, LGBTQ communities, veterans, and people with disabilities.