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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Montrose
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Volunteers of America is looking for a Human Resources Generalist who is enthusiastic and ready to be an integral part of our HR Department!

The Human Resources Generalist's role is the first point of contact for facility employees needing Human Resources support. They will coordinate various Human Resources functions at the facilities that we support in Western Colorado, including: Valley Manor, Homestead at Montrose, Home Health of Western CO, Horizons Care Center, and Senior CommUnity Care Meals.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Enroll new employees in benefits plans and provide benefits orientation; coordinate with staffing and payroll to ensure accurate paychecks and benefit deductions; notifies Corporate Human Resources of separations to initiate benefits continuation materials correspondence; process status changes. Complete monthly audits of personnel file compliance, including FMLA, personal leave, performance evaluations, I-9's and background checks. Update HRIS to ensure tracking is in place.
  • Maintain data files and documentation of Human Resources materials including: policies and procedures, standard manuals, employee handbooks, job descriptions, new employee packages, benefit plan documents, affirmative action plans and automated training files. Distribute as directed.
  • Respond to employee benefits questions; communicate with vendors and maintain documentation of issues and resolution; refer issues to Regional Human Resources Manager as necessary.
  • Maintain inventory of Human Resource supplies.
  • File and organize various Human Resources materials and documentation.
  • Coordinate the annual election benefits process, as directed by the Regional HR Manager.
  • Ensure compliance with standard policies and procedures.
  • Communicate policies, new processes and programs as directed by the Executive Director and/or Regional HR Manager.
  • Work with each Department Manager on recruiting; assist with the process of posting opening internally and placement of ads, job fairs and other recruiting resources; ensure all Department Managers are equipped with interview questions that focus on the essential functions of the position.
  • Coordinate with staffing personnel and department managers in the hiring process.
  • Provides new employees with general orientation and instructions on handbook interpretation.
  • Provides consultation and oversight of compliance to policies in the Human Resources Reference Manual to assure consistent interpretation of personnel policies across departments.
  • Coordinates Worker's Compensation Claims.
  • Conducts training programs on personnel issues for staff on an ongoing basis.
  • Provides consultation to facility on an ongoing basis.
  • Coordinates employee recognition programs.
  • Serves as a resource to employees seeking assistance programs.

Work where you feel at home.

The warm and caring atmosphere of our communities is created by nurses, environmental specialists, certified nursing assistants and other team members who love to help older adults feel healthy and at home.

At Volunteers of America, we're also dedicated to creating thoughtful, caring and flexible work environments for our team members. When you begin a career with us, expect the support you need to succeed in your role, respect for your individuality and beliefs, and opportunities for personal and professional development.

When you join our team of exceptional professionals, we'll trust you to do your best each day, and to show compassion and caring for our residents and your fellow team members. In return, you'll be rewarded with a generous array of industry-leading benefits and workplace considerations.

Special Features

  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Flexible schedules
  • Career scholarships
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Employee discount program
  • Salary: $55,000-$62,000

Job Requirements


  • Certification or degree in Human Resources, organizational development or comparable personnel training and experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years Human Resources and/or administrative experience, preferably in a health care environment.
  • Knowledge of personnel/employee relations to include payroll, benefits, wage and salary administration, recruitment and selection, unemployment compensation, worker's compensation, EEO and affirmative action.
  • Working knowledge of basic administrative, clerical, accounting and computer functions. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and Internet.
  • Broad knowledge of Federal and State laws, rules, regulations and guidelines relating to employment.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects to a deadline.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication, facilitation and presentation skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to coach and counsel staff effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; consumer focused.
  • Attentive to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • High degree of professionalism; able to deal with extremely confidential information. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality in performing all aspects of position.
  • Works well independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to prepare written correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.
  • Ability to clearly communicate in English including writing, reading and speaking on the phone.

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Human Resources Generalist, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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