HR Intern

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Episcopal Social Services (ESS) is now Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services!

About Sheltering Arms NY:

At Sheltering Arms NY, we believe that every child and family deserves an equal chance at happiness and future success. Our mission is to strengthen the education, wellbeing, and development of vulnerable children, youth, and families across the New York metro area so that everyone has the support and opportunity needed to maximize their potential. Through innovation and partnerships, we enable low-income children and families to take steps toward brighter futures, free from the cycle of generational poverty. We have maintained an unwavering commitment to our mission since 1831.

Job Summary:

Sheltering Arms seeks a motivated Human Resources Intern (unpaid/ for school credit) for our Human Resources Department. In this position, the intern will assist the Department with a diverse set of roles that will help to build their expertise and provide hands-on experience in the various aspects of the Human Resources Department.

Here at Sheltering Arms, we offer interns:

•Meaningful Human Resources experience along with an insight of the everyday office environment
•Professional development that can help build your resume and increase your chances of being noticed by employers
•Opportunities to apply classroom knowledge in a “real world” professional environment
•Supervision and feedback from experienced HR professionals
•Interaction with HR Professionals on all levels
•The ability to enroll in ANY of our training offerings free of cost


• HR administrative tasks such as filing, faxing and scanning
• Recruitment support such as reference checks and phone screenings
• Benefits Administration support such as creating packets for new hire orientation and monthly newsletter
• Assistance with the upkeep of employee files and records
• Data Entry
• Any special projects as needed


• Must be able to dedicate a minimum of 20 hours per week to the internship, on a regular defined schedule
• Knowledge of MS Office applications such as Word and Excel required
• Working towards a degree in Human Resources, Non-profit administration, or any other related field
• Ability to create databases
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
• Willingness and desire to learn about all aspects of Human Resources
• Graduate students preferred

To Apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Ms. Bibi Ali, at Please be sure to include the title "HR Intern" in the subject line.

It is the policy of Sheltering Arms that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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