Volunteers of America is a national, non-profit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Volunteers of America is currently recruiting for a Administrative and Human Resources Assistant for our shelter programs in Reno Nevada.
The Administrative and Human Resources Assistant is responsible for performing administrative duties, and providing human resources support including but not limited to personnel, training, payroll and benefits. This position requires a high attention to detail and must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Work is performed in a cost effective and service oriented manner as it relates to established organizational standards.
Responsible for performing daily administrative duties to achieve established objectives.
Provide Human Resources support including the recruitment of new employees.
EQUIVALENT EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of a high school diploma and one year of experience providing administrative support is required. An Associate or Bachelor’s degree or Accounting or HR certification is desired. Basic experience/knowledge using Quick-books or other accounting software is desired. Experience with recruiting or benefits administration and knowledge of Nevada law is desired. This position requires demonstrated ability to communicate and comprehend oral and written instructions. Provide services to clients without ethnic or social prejudices. It requires general knowledge of issues and challenges unique to homelessness, substance abuse, young adults, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Requires proficiency with computers, including basic intermediate knowledge of Excel and Word. The position requires demonstrated ability in record keeping, mathematical comprehension, above average written and verbal communication skills, ability to provide a kind and welcoming environment to all visitors and a polite telephone demeanor. This position requires a valid Nevada driver license, a clean driving record, and proof of insurance.
SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED:
Basic human resources knowledge
Understand and interpret policy, laws, and other regulations
Strong interpersonal skills
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to type a minimum of 40 wpm
Analytical and decision making ability
Lift and move up to 50 pounds
Physically able to safely maneuver weight distribution of office supplies
Stand, walk, bend, stoop, and sit frequently
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $17.00 /hour