Human Resources Generalist

Title        Human Resources Generalist
Classification  Full-Time (40 hrs/week), $50,000-63,000

Benefits (3 weeks PTO, 401K option and match, health, vision, dental insurance)

Reports to Executive Director
Supervises 1-2 assistants and interns


Position Summary

Join a dynamic team building a new way of community health programming and social change work to address the impact of systemic racism in people’s ability to live healthy lives. Lead WellShare International to excellence in human resource systems efficiency and effectiveness.  Effective relationships with many internal and external partners is key to success. 

WellShare International is a non-profit organization headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with a forty-year history of partnering with communities, health care systems, government and social service providers to promote health equity and wellbeing. Using a community health worker model, we work with immigrant communities in Minnesota and with rural communities in Africa. Our programs serve people across the lifespan – including pregnant women, infants, children, youth, adults, and the elderly. 


  • High school degree
  • 3+ years human resource experience, preferably in a non-profit or government setting
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  1. Recruiting
  • Partner with program management team to assess and meet staff and volunteer needs for program excellence in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ensure well organized and time efficient recruiting and hiring practices. 
  • Conduct research and lead development of job descriptions that respond to current market needs and opportunities.
  • Create innovative strategies to increase awareness of and interest in community health career paths.
  • Partner effectively with external human resource partners such as Americorps, universities and peer employment focused community based organizations.

2. Talent Management

  • Collaborate with the Management Team to hire, supervise and support diverse staff, consultants, and volunteers. 
  • Administer effective onboarding, staff training, career advancement and performance management processes.
  • Play a leadership role in maintaining a positive, healthy and safe work environment for all team members.

3.  Human Resource Systems

  • Ensure accurate and complete record keeping in existing HR database platform.
  • Monitor standard HR processes such as annual review completion, PTO accrual, and training completion.
  • Serve as HR and Benefits lead providing some direct employee support, collaborate with supervisors on HR practices and maintain all employee records in a confidential manner. 
  • Collaborate with Finance/Payroll staff to ensure accuracy and timeliness of all aspects of staff compensation and benefit provision. 
  • Manage annual benefits selection process as well as vetting of external HR service provider contractor. 
  • Coordinate workplace safety and regulation compliance.

4. Other

  • Special projects as needed.


  • Effective leadership and strategic time and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and relationship skills for effective collaboration with a diverse group of agencies and people inside and outside of the organization
  • Effective organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented, able to work independently
  • Sit at a desk for extended periods with efficient computer keyboarding
  • Ability to visually review detailed information; hear and speak by telephone and online meeting platforms
  • Current valid driver’s license and reliable, insured vehicle as required by State law


Please send a cover letter and resume to (no phone calls)


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