Human Resources Intern (Academic Year)
The Administrative Office provides organization-wide support through its various departments, including: Executive Leadership, Human Resources, Grants Management, Resource Development, Volunteer Management, and the Business Office.
The Human Resources Department provides support and leadership around the development and maintenance of a quality staff team. The activities of the human resources department include: 1) attracting, selecting, training, assessing and recognizing staff 2) attracting, selecting, training and assessing interns 3) oversight and implementation of compensation and benefits 4) diversity work 5) ensuring compliance with employment and labor laws 6) organizational communication and contributing to a culture of encouragement and support.
The intern will work closely with the Human Resources Department team and be exposed to many aspects of human resources management. Primary emphasis is placed on recruitment, screening and implementation of staff events. Specific contributions to the hiring process will include mailing and emailing job postings for open positions, posting job openings on websites, scheduling interviews, conducting phone interviews, observing in-person interviews and post- interview debriefs. Through this experience, the intern will gain a thorough understanding of the work of attracting and hiring a highly-competent, diverse staff able to carry out the organizational mission. The intern will assist with the logistics and planning for staff events that focus on training, community building and staff recognition.
The intern will receive exposure to non-profit management and the overall working of a Christian, community-based social service ministry. The intern will gain valuable knowledge about various human resources functions and basic management principles. The intern will participate in team meetings, various trainings and staff events that occur during the internship experience.
BA/BS or Master’s level student in human resource management, communications, or a related field. Strong organizational skills are required with basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Some social service or volunteer experience preferred. Outreach seeks interns that demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of low-income and diverse populations who also support OCM’s Statement of Mission & Faith.
Minimum of 12 hours/week, Monday – Friday, between the hours of 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The internship can be for the summer, one semester or for the entire academic year.
Individual supervision provided weekly or bi-weekly.
Hannah Sims | HR@outreachcommin.org | www.outreachcommunityministries.org