Recruiting 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 2028, and in pursuit of that goal, we’re looking for an experienced Recruiting Coordinator to join our team.

As the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Recruiting Coordinator, you’ll work closely with the Recruiting Team and Human Resources to support the overall success of CFC’s talent acquisition goals. This position is an integral part of attracting a diverse group of talented people to CFC. The Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for various aspects of the hiring lifecycle, including posting positions to various sources to maximize the applicant pool, maintaining applicant tracking system, scheduling interviews, and initial onboarding. In addition, this role will apply a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) lens to all aspects of their work.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Post positions to the applicant tracking system (ATS) and various job boards, including social media channels, to maximize the applicant pool and help attract a diversity of talent to CFC
  • Review job descriptions and convert to job postings
  • Schedule phone screens and interviews, working directly with the recruiter and candidates; ensure that candidates and interviewers are provided with all applicable resources such as interview details, Zoom links, etc.
  • Provide follow-up correspondence to candidates
  • Maintain all applicant data in applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Conduct reference checks and initiate background checks
  • Begin initial onboarding of all new hires and collaborate with the Human Resource Team to ensure a smooth transition from offer to first day
  • Assist recruiters with various tasks such as phone screen note preparation, candidate slate presentations, and various email reminders to hiring teams
  • Manage setup and track completion of required DEI and interview skills trainings for hiring managers and interviewers
  • Assist with recruiting process improvement projects
  • May conduct phone screens and/or assist with sourcing for certain positions
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 1–2 years of recruiting coordination experience
  • Experience working in human resources or a recruiting environment
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS)
  • Experience posting to various job boards
  • Experience with LinkedIn Recruiter a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to complete tasks on time, efficiently, and accurately
  • Ability to maintain accurate records with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects and complete them within deadline
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Strong experience using Outlook calendar
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to write clearly, using correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Demonstrates customer service focus
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality at all times
  • Has consistent and regular attendance
  • Performs other tasks as assigned


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.