- Partner with internal stakeholders to foster a positive work culture and environment, implementing strategies for employee engagement and retention. Enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs.
- Act as an employee advocate and serve as a liaison for HR administration activities
- Lead our talent development strategy including competency framework, goal-setting, performance metrics, training, professional development, and reviews. Support managers to ensure that performance evaluations are effective and delivered in a timely manner.
- Partner with people managers to develop and activate employee-specific plans for professional development
- Prepare and analyze HR metrics and provide reports that support decision making in specified areas
- Activate “Fun Committee” initiatives. Research and design team-building activities, trainings and special events.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Stay apprised of best practices and recommended strategies for continuous learning, knowledge sharing, and improvement to the overall DE&I efforts
- Support the DE&I Committee and serve as a dedicated project resource to effectively advance initiatives
- Facilitate and support execution of internal events, workshops, trainings, and programs
- Review content, stories, and language in internal and external communications in partnership with the Marketing team
- Develop strategies and initiatives for DE&I focused candidate sourcing and recruiting efforts
Recruiting and Onboarding
- Manage all recruitment needs for the organization, including implementing and continually developing a robust candidate sourcing process
- Review and update job descriptions in partnership with hiring managers, determine appropriate avenues for sourcing candidates and place ads
- Conduct screening calls and schedule interviews
- Collect and compliantly maintain interview feedback. Advise internal stakeholders on the candidate selection process.
- Create and continually improve offer letters and new hire documents, including independent contractor agreements
- Conduct reference and background checks as relevant to each role
- Generate offer letters,and complete pre-employment tasks
- Manage onboarding processes and programs that deliver a stellar employee experience through engaging communications and employee education, to include an onboarding deck and kit
- Partner with the CFO to develop and manage the recruiting budget
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s degree ideally in Human Resources, Psychology, Social Work, Anthropology or related field. Master’s Degree is highly favored
- 3+ years employee relations, recruiting & onboarding experience. Non-profit experience preferred, but not required.
- Experience leading DE&I programs preferred
- PHR, SHRM-CCP certification or equivalent experience with generalist knowledge of other HR disciplines
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suites
- Strong interpersonal skills, tact, maturity, and flexibility. Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate.
- Ability to interact effectively, diplomatically, honestly and sensitively with all levels of leadership, staff and board of directors to include a professional, positive and approachable demeanor
- Discretion and sensitivity in handling confidential information and high degree of problem solving skills
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Additional duties and/or responsibilities may be required. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
Rainforest Trust is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of diversity. Our organization recruits, hires, trains, and promotes individuals, as well as administers any and all personnel actions, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to remain in a stationary position at a computer terminal for an extended period. The person in this position frequently communicates with colleagues both verbally and in writing and must be able to exchange accurate, neat and thorough information.
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