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Human Resources Student Internship

About the Opportunity
FamilyAid (FA) is Greater Boston’s leading provider of solutions to family homelessness. Its mission is to empower parents and caregivers facing homelessness to secure and sustain housing and build strong foundations for their children’s futures.
The hundred-plus year-old agency has launched bold new strategies to reduce two-generation homelessness by dramatically increasing its prevention, housing, and supportive services for children and parents, putting the organization on a fast-growth trajectory.
To support these strategies, the agency seeks dynamic, driven student interns to contribute to the agency’s work with homeless families with children, through conducting housing search services, thus deepening our two-generation approach to more than 4,000 children and parents.
FamilyAid’s supportive, collaborative, and diverse workplace is an ideal work environment for students who are excited to learn and are motivated to help children and families thrive.
Job Summary:
The Student Intern Human Resources Assistant will provide support to FamilyAid’s growing HR team during a period of agency growth. The Intern will observe and learn from current HR employees, coordinate with multi-disciplinary colleagues, and support direct care staff to ensure they are able to provide high quality care to a diverse population.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
•Prepare work verification documents. Run background checks.
•Support preparations for the opening of a new program location
•Assist with employee communications (both written and verbal)
•Assist with HRIS (Paylocity) Implementation
•Prepare HR related invoices and employee change authorization forms
•Assist with data management in Paylocity system
•Assist with orientation process and paperwork completion, including scheduling meetings
•Participate in HR team and Wellness Committee meetings
•Prepare for and participate in job fairs
•Assist with new hire orientation logistics, including staff IDs, key fobs, and business cards
•Currently enrolled in Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program
•Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
•Exhibits humility through the learning process and can accept feedback.
•Familiarity with evidence-based practices including Trauma-Informed Care, critical time intervention and motivational interviewing.
•Flexibility and compassion essential.
•Strong interest in working with families from diverse social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, using a culturally sensitive, team-oriented, and strength-based approach.
•Strong documentation and organizational skills required.
Location and Work Conditions: This position is currently hybrid. FamilyAid’s headquarters are at 3815 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02130
Work Schedule: Dependent on school requirements, to be discussed with supervisor and school contact. Days and hours to be determined, with the flexibility to best meet client and program needs.
To apply: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a resume to
FamilyAid is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.