Recruiting Assistant

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We are looking for an exceptionally talented and motivated individual to join our Recruiting Department as a Recruiting Assistant! This position offers the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of areas across the team.

Administrative Support 50%

Possess an understanding of programs/services within all regions or states to promptly reply to inquiries from active and potential candidates
Manage department phone line by accepting inbound calls, answering questions, forwarding messages, following-up with recruiters and entering notes into the applicant tracking system
Respond to general recruiting inquiries sent through Youth Villages’ website
Obtain monthly updates and compile master list of sponsored jobs for online job boards
Record updates and take notes during weekly department meeting
Complete projects for leadership and provide support for the department as needed
Organize office supply requests and fulfillment as needed
Assist internship coordinator with applicant follow-up via phone and email prior to start of summer internship program
Set up, tear down and clean up event spaces for various in-person hiring events

Talent Attraction Support 25%

Attend and participate in talent attraction team meetings
Collaborate with talent attraction leaders to create sourcing plans to attract candidates for hotspots
Search for passive candidates via job board platforms and conduct email outreach
Review connect talent pool for qualified applicants and conduct outreach by phone and email
Moderate chat pods during virtual career fairs and informational sessions
Design social media posts using Canva platform during assigned social media week
Maintain inventory of recruiting materials (flyers, swag, etc.) and ship to staff in remote offices
Hiring Manager Support and Requisition Management 25%

Provide support across the team by covering requisitions and prescreens as needed
Contribute to candidate processing by prescreening and submitting to hiring manager requisitions
Develop and maintain positive relationships with hiring managers
Partner with hiring managers to problem solve throughout the interview process
Attend and participate hiring manager relations team meetings
*Other responsibilities as needed.


Bachelor’s Degree (required)
Experience in a recruitment setting (required)
Experience providing outstanding customer service (required)
Experience working or volunteering with a nonprofit (preferred)
Experience working with an ATS, CRM, HRIS or other relational database (preferred)
Demonstrated skills in time management and prioritization
Strong written and verbal communication skills


Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
401 (k)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
11 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
Tuition reimbursement and licensure supervision
Growth & development through continuous training
Clinical and administrative advancement opportunities

Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

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