Recruitment Specialist

Our House, Inc.

About the organization

Our House empowers homeless and near-homeless families and individuals to succeed in the workforce, in school, and in life through hard work, wise decision-making, and active participation in the community. The Our House team has defined a set of seven Guiding Principles that characterize our culture and that we intentionally seek to uphold: Hard Work, Wise Decision-Making, Community, Initiative, Integrity, Safety, and Heart.


-Develop, facilitate, & implement all phases of the existing recruitment process
-Maintain accurate and up-to-date records in our applicant tracking system, keeping track of candidate progress & status
-Provide exceptional support to candidates throughout the recruitment process, addressing inquiries, and delivering a positive candidate experience
-Establish and nurture relationships with high schools, higher education institutions, alumni associations, and other agencies that have contact with highly qualified individuals to create a pipeline for national service and staff recruitment
-Lead recruitment strategy meetings with hiring supervisors to ensure understanding of program needs and alignment of recruiting goals & methodologies
-Foster relationships with all departments to gain knowledge of program hiring needs
-Represent Our House at community and recruiting events to promote open positions
-Identify and implement efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies
-Use various online platforms to search for, identify and make contact with potential candidates, matching their skills and experience with open positions at Our House
-Coordinate with the Development Team to create social media recruitment strategies
-Screen candidates by reviewing resumes and phone interviews to verify appropriate hard and soft skills to fill specified roles and cultural compatibility with the organization
-Coordinate interviews with hiring supervisors & leadership team


-Minimum of three years of professional work experience preferred
-Attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills
-Experience using computers for a variety of tasks
-Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
-Demonstrate respect for the dignity of all people and values diversity and empowerment
-Must be trustworthy, hard-working, positive, and adaptable
-Data management experience preferred
-Previous national service experience preferred
-Previous nonprofit experience preferred
-COVID-19 vaccination required or must meet the legal guidelines for an exemption
-Must possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle to use in performance of job. Position requires some travel within Central Arkansas.
-Must be able to pass criminal background check, child and adult maltreatment registry checks, sex offender registry checks, and a pre-employment drug screen

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