Recruiter, Project H.O.M.E.

Posted by on January 02, 2012

Recruiter, Project H.O.M.E.

Posted on: December 20, 2011

Job Title:Human Resources Recruiter

None of us are home until all of us are home.

Project H.O.M.E. empowers people to break the cycle of homelessness, address the structural causes of poverty, and attain their fullest potential as members of society.

Help Us End Homelessness in Philadelphia! Learn what you can do to make a real impact on the lives of those most vulnerable.

Project H.O.M.E. has a current opening for a talented recruiter to lead the recruitment of this growing organization. The Recruiter oversee the new hire workflow/on-boarding process and assist with organization staff development training’s and orientations. Provide effective and responsive recruitment services to fill vacancies efficiently, effectively, with the best qualified candidates while remaining in compliance (with internal policies and procedures and state & federal law), to assist with the transitioning of new hires and coordinate new hire orientation and specific staff development.


Provide effective, strategic and responsive recruitment services.

Expert knowledge of Taleo.
Develop and create a recruitment process that is effective, strategic and responsive while keeping in compliance with federal & state guidelines and focused on our organization mission and policies.
Identify and source candidates.
Create postings, advertisements, employment listings for open positions while remaining within budget (in coordination w/HR Director and hiring managers).
Network with local schools, diversity contacts, training programs and other sources to create and maintain candidate pipelines.
In coordination with the HR Director develop and implement a diversity recruitment strategy.
Interview and screen candidates.
Provide tools and services to hiring managers and others involved in recruiting to assist with interviews, hiring decisions, etc..
Conduct pre-employment references and other pre-employment background checks.
Extend and negotiate employment offers.

Recruitment Administration

Work in coordination with the HR Administrator and HR Generalist to create offer/acceptance letters, and all necessary paperwork.
Assist with the coordination with new hires successful transition into the workplace.
New hire work flow and “on-boarding” (coordinate workflow – notification to IT, new hire papework, intial set up in HRIS system).
Notify candidates that are not selected (verbally and/or in writing).
Maintain all recruitment files to meet organizational & department policy and federal & state guidelines/regulations.
Create tracking reports and other metrics to streamline the recruitment process.
Oversee and implement the Intern Service program.

Staff Development

Coordinate and facilitate New Hire Orientations (every month).
Coordinate Intern Service program (quarterly learning sessions).
Facilitate 2 Quarterly HR Brown Bags Sessions.
Coordinate Quarterly Professional Development Training’s.

Customer Service

Provide quality & timely customer service to all involved in the recruitment process (internal & external).

Develop and build successful working relationships with hiring managers.
Assist managers with the recruitment process to ensure timely and quality hires.
Provide timely response to candidates and managers.


Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.


Two(2) to Three(3) years of Recruitment experience within a Human Resource Department.
Expert knowledge in Taleo.
1 year full lifecycle recruiting experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good analytical skills.
Good organizational skills.
Customer Service focused.
Ability to work well with a wide variety of people.
Able to successfully handle multiple tasks.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Detail Oriented.
Self Starter.
A valid driver’s license preferred.
Previous experience making presentations or delivering training a plus

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