Human Resources Intern

Volunteers of America Chesapeake
Lanham, MD
Sep 09, 2022
Sep 24, 2022
Full Time
Organizational Overview: Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolinas (VOACC), an affiliate of Volunteers of America National (VOAN), provides health and human services in MD, DC, VA, VA Beach, Newport News, and the Carolinas. VOACC is a Christian Church without walls. As a faith-based organization, VOACC serves the most vulnerable individuals and their families in our communities.Summary: VOACC provides a unique learning opportunity for individuals interested in careers in Human Resources and organizational support services in the non-profit sector. This internship will provide a learning experience that will provide HR principles and fundamental elements to support the scope of the students collegiate coursework. VOACC is leading in how it creates an ideal learning experience with a program that covers, 1:1 mentorship, creative thinking, and career mapping.Internship ResponsibilitiesVOACC is seeking intellectually curious individuals who are eager to dive into the various administrative functions and learn the day-to-day operations of their assigned region. We looking for interns who may also have an interest in learning and understanding the following areas: Employee Relations:Gain familiarity with employment law principles and proceduresRecruitment/On-boarding:As assigned by regional HR Program Partner to include such functions:Outreach to faith-based institutions, and specialty schools, associations, and websitesApplicant and candidate follow upAssist with New Hire Orientation Update Job DescriptionsPosting to social media and other external resourcesAssist new hires in PaycomGeneral:HCMS systems understanding and learning management systems. Develop reports and special projects, as assigned Eligibility for HR Internship: Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university, ideally working towards a degree in Business, or Human ResourcesMust be able to commit to a full semester, about 20 hours per week (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter) Must be 18 years of age or older, and legally authorized to work in the United StatesMust have acceptable Criminal Background check, and Negative Drug ScreeningIdeal candidate should have the following skills and abilities:Experience with, or able to learn, HCMS softwareDetail oriented administrative abilities and accurate data entry experienceAbility to develop informational reporting based on raw data requestsProficiency in Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desktop PublishingDiscreet, trustworthy with strong business integrity and ability to maintain a high degree of confidentialityAble to meet time-sensitive timeframes when necessaryAble to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and adapt to changing prioritiesProfessional and customer service-oriented demeanor, comfortable working with all levels of employeesMotivated self-starter who can work independently and in team environmentExcellent business phone and customer service etiquette Excellent editing, spelling, grammar and punctuation skillsAbility to research relevant data upon request. Strong organizational skills

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