HR Coordinator

Website Committee for Children

At Committee for Children (CFC), we have the privilege of working each day to help young people become the architects of a better tomorrow. Since 1979, we’ve grown from our grassroots beginnings into a global nonprofit. We serve diverse communities by advocating for policies to enhance, gathering research to support, and developing educational programs to advance the safety and well-being of children through social-emotional learning (SEL). We’re best known for our innovative Second Step® family of SEL programs, which blend research and rigor with intuitive design to help young people build strengths that will help them realize their goals throughout life.

To achieve our vision of safe children thriving in a just and peaceful world, we’re committed to helping build an anti-racist, equitable, and inclusive society that supports the positive development of every child. We’ve set a North Star Goal to positively transform the social-emotional well-being of 100 million children annually by 2030, and in pursuit of that goal, we’re looking for an experienced Human Resources Coordinator to join our team.

As the Human Resources Coordinator, you’ll be responsible for providing operational and administrative support to the Human Resources (HR) department, with an emphasis on onboarding new hires. Position responsibilities include managing onboarding activities that support all incoming hires and their managers, ensuring a positive and efficient experience, supporting other members of the HR Team with various monthly tasks and activities, and providing support on projects, as assigned.


Primary Responsibilities

Onboarding New Hires:

·         Coordinate all onboarding tasks for incoming hires, work with hiring managers to gather pre-boarding information, notify internal teams of incoming hires, schedule required new-hire trainings, track activities, and coordinate completion with new hires and hiring teams

·         Work across departments to ensure incoming hires have what they need on their first day (equipment, systems access, etc.)

·         Launch and track completion of required trainings and orientations for all new hires

·         Manage the onboarding module in ADP, answer new hires’ questions, and verify all pre-hire information and paperwork is completed accurately and saved in HRIS and personnel files

·         Ensure accurate and timely completion of the I-9 process

·         Partner with the HR Team and other stakeholders to generate ideas, leverage resources, and share information to facilitate a world-class candidate experience

·         Conduct new hire orientations as needed

General HR Duties: 

·         Assist the Senior HR Administrator with maintaining employee data in HRIS and ADP

·         Manage the launch of various employee surveys to gain valuable insights

·         Answer employee questions pertaining to HR processes and policies

·         Assist the HR Team with various duties and tasks, providing timely, accurate, and effective administrative support

·         Assist with maintaining and organizing electronic personnel and HR files, and periodically audit the files

·         Assist with updating the employee-facing HR SharePoint site

·         Other duties as assigned



·         1+ year(s) of experience in HR or office administration

·         Microsoft Office experience (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·         Comfortable learning new technology

·         ADP experience a plus


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

·         High sense of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication

·         Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

·         Excellent customer service skills with the ability to build relationships across the organization

·         Ability to work independently and collaboratively

·         Strong sense of personal accountability for high-quality, value-driven work that supports organizational outcomes

·         Strong prioritization skills and good judgment, with ability to manage projects to completion

·         Growth mindset, comfort with change, curiosity, and a desire to learn

·         Commitment to results and a focus on solutions

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


Organization-Wide Commitments

The ideal candidate must be committed to embodying our mission, vision, and values of excellence, integrity, equity, innovation, transformative impact, and authentic relationships. They must also demonstrate a commitment to supporting a culture of belonging by actively participating in organization-wide learning and development focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and by rooting their work in equity and inclusion.


What We Offer

This role will offer some amazing opportunities to add value, contribute, and make a difference while enjoying new challenges, a collaborative and diverse team, and professional development opportunities. Committee for Children offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement with generous employer match. We also offer commuting, wellness, and staff-development benefits. Our office is in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood and offers a modern workspace with views of Puget Sound and the Space Needle. All employees are currently working 100 percent remote until early 2022. CFC will adopt a hybrid work model for most positions starting in 2022.


About Committee for Children

For more than 40 years, Committee for Children has been helping children learn, grow, and thrive by teaching them how to understand emotions, build meaningful relationships, and resolve conflicts. We believe that if you make a positive impact on enough children through social-emotional learning, then the ripples will help a family, a school, a community, and ultimately, the world. We believe that successfully ensuring the safety and well-being of all children will require the involvement of our greatest thinkers. That’s why we bring together diverse opinions and viewpoints—from educators, philanthropists, community activists, scientists and researchers, private-sector executives, and behavioral specialists. Come join the effort. And let’s grow kinder together.

Committee for Children is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, without regard to race, color, age, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, genetics, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.


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