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Job Listing: Human Resources Generalist


School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is an independent 501c3 organization serving the field of afterschool and youth development (AYD) throughout Washington State. School’s Out Washington is dedicated to building community systems to support quality afterschool, youth development and summer programs for Washington’s children and youth ages 5 to young adulthood. 

Position Summary

This newly redesigned role is responsible for creating a positive employee experience for all SOWA staff. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting all recruiting efforts, onboarding new team members, coordinating employee trainings, serving as a liaison and mentor to employees through conflict and grievance procedures, managing and updating HR systems, recordkeeping, reporting, benefits administration, and ensuring policy and legal compliance. In addition, our HR Generalist will support office operations that contribute to the high functioning of our employees, including serving as the lead contact for office vendors and IT Consultant. Our HR Generalist will provide ongoing support of a confidential and complex nature for the effective delivery of Human Resources programs and services to all SOWA employees while helping create an inclusive culture.

Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration

Location:  801 23rd Avenue South, Seattle, Washington


Recruiting and Employee Engagement (40%)

Payroll and HRIS (40%)

Benefits and HR Program Administration (15%)

Operations Coordination (5%)

Other Responsibilities


Our Equity Commitment

School’s Out Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. School’s Out Washington has a commitment to addressing racism, sexism, heterosexism and other discriminatory practices and a commitment to working toward racial equity through undoing institutional and structural racism. Women, People of Color, people living with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration. The hiring salary range is $48,000 to $54,000, depending on experience. SOWA offers a generous benefits plan including ample paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance, and a 403b retirement savings plan matched by the organization after their second year of employment.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply through our employment portal, which can be accessed here: Apply For This PositionPlease upload your resume and cover letter as one document. Cover letters should be no more than two pages and should outline how your professional background, experience, interests and passions specifically correlate to the mission and purpose of School’s Out Washington.

Applications received by 10:00 AM on Monday, January 21, 2019 will receive full consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted after the best consideration date. However, preferential consideration is given to those resumes submitted by the best consideration date. The announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.


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