Jul 12, 2019

HR Associate - Los Angeles Nonprofit

  • Volunteers of America
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Human Resources Healthcare / clinics Health Care

Job Description

The HR Associate I position is a vital resource for Human Resources, performs the full spectrum of the Employment/On-boarding of new employees.  Additionally, performs a variety of human resources functions, including compensation, employee relations, and compliance, and other HR processes.



  • Provide support and assistance for recruitment activities including job postings, background checks, credentialing verification's, develops and coordinates new employee offer letters for positions within the organization
  • Assist in the on-boarding process of new hires including, new hire paperwork, and organizing and conducting orientation
  • Assist in the maintenance of all employee files and related record keeping of personnel data, I-9 records, and personnel records; conduct routine audits
  • Conduct I-9 employment verification's for all new hires and collect relevant documentation
  • May input and ensure timely transmission of new and rehire employee data, resignations and terminations within our HR system
  • May review, revise and write job descriptions
  • May conduct reclassification and transfer review and process, including HRIS updates and communication
  • May complete and submit data to a variety of compensation surveys
  • May act as subject matter expert for the applicant tracking system
  • May assists in preparation of job family matrices and on a variety of compensation activities and projects
  • May conduct licensure, credentialing and general compliance activities
  • May assist with basic investigations including associated research
  • May assist in developing human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information; recommending courses of action
  • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time




  • Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Minimum of one year of related HR work experience

Special Skills Required to Perform this Position:

  • Working knowledge of current general employment/labor law including federal, state and local statutes such as, EEOC, affirmative action, FMLA, FLSA and immigration regulations and guidelines
  • Computer skills (including typing, emails, software use), HRIS, 10-key, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Applicant Tracking Systems and databases
  • Strong written and verbal communication;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to set priorities;
  • Strong problem solving, decision making skills;
  • Ability to interpret data;
  • Detail oriented, organizational and analytical skills;
  • Ability to  read/write; proficient in understanding and communication of the spoken and written English language;
  • Ability to meet established deadlines;
  • Strong critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality with sensitive employee information;
  • Ability to present information to employee for training, open enrollment, audits, investigations, etc., as required;
  • Ability to clearly explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Ability to be flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities


Preferred Skills for this Position:

  • Ultipro experience (HRIS)
  • Jobscore experience (ATS)
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Entry Level

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