Human Resources Department Intern

Position Title: Human Resources Department Intern

Department: Human Resources

Reports to Position Title: Director of Human Resources

Salary: Unpaid Internship

Purpose & General Description of the Position: This position is responsible for carrying out activities that support the
Human Resources Department.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent college level studies in Human Resources, Public Administration or directly related field; OR 2 to 5 years previous work experience in the field of Human
  • Resources, Recruitment, and/or staffing. 
  • Valid Michigan Driver’s License and driving record acceptable to the Agency and its insurance carrier
  • Meet State "Good Moral Character" guidelines
  • Educational and/or professional experience in human resources, recruitment, staffing, public relations..

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively plan, direct and coordinate the activities of others.
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner at all times
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad array of individuals and groups, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to independently initiate activities
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time
  • Ability to work under time constraints and pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to generate and maintain timely, accurate and complete
    reports, and to read and interpret detailed reports and
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement multi-dimensional
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records
  • Physical ability to lift and carry/transport items weighing up
    to 10 pounds routinely and items weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Current working knowledge of office equipment and computers as well as word processing and spreadsheet software

Essential Duties:

  • Assist with planning, organizing, and coordinating staff recruitment projects and/or events.
  • Assist in Employee Recognition efforts.
  • Provide support within the Human Resources Department.
  • Assist with planning, organizing, and coordinating events and activities within the agency.
  • Effectively and professionally represent the Agency to the general public, staff and volunteers as required.
  • Assemble and maintain accurate and complete records regarding projects, and other associated activities.
  • Represent the Agency to outside agencies, groups and individuals.
  • Responsible for teaching, modeling, practicing, supporting and articulating the agency’s Circle of Courage Strength Based
  • Program philosophy and Learning Organization Management Model.

Associated Duties: Other duties, tasks and responsibilities as may occasionally be assigned by the Human Resources Director & CEO.