Apr 10, 2018

Human Resources (Benefits) Intern

  • Relief International
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Human Resources Economic / Development

Job Description

 Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Position Summary:          Relief International is looking for an Intern with our Human Resources Department to work directly with our Benefits manager. This is a great opportunity to gain specialized knowledge of the benefits function of an international humanitarian Non-Profit, as well as get an overview of a busy Human Resources Department.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist with the maintenance of insurance carrier information

  • Research opportunities for health and wellness fairs

  • Collaborate with manager on creative ways to communicate benefit information to employees

  • Draft communications on employee benefits and perks

  • Work with manager on finding benefit vendors to enhance wellness program

  • Create benefit file for new employees

  • Assist with benefit administration (enrollment and termination of members)

  • Keeps all benefit paperwork and information filed properly

  • Formats and posts online fillable forms related to benefits and payroll thru Docusign

  • Assist with the tracking of employee leave balances

  • Assist with monthly benefit invoices

  • Help the HR team with special projects as needed.

Qualifications & requirements:

  • Candidate must be Detail Oriented

  • Must have advanced MS Excel skills

  • Requires analytical thinking skills and time management

  • Must be cooperative

  • Know how to take initiative, and think creatively

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.

  • Strong ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to work independently, as well as part of a team

  • Must be dependable and carry a professional demeanor

  • 15 hours minimum; M-F varied schedule

  • Professional demeanor

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Salary: Unpaid, monthly transportation stipend and academic credit available

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence.

We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

We value:

  • Inclusiveness

  • Transparency and Accountability

  • Agility and Innovation

  • Collaboration

  • Sustainability

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