The mission of the Human Resources (HR) department is to support Greenpeace’s strategic vision and goals by recruiting and retaining diverse, passionate and exceptional team members; providing proactive services that foster a friendly and collaborative work experience; administering policies and benefits that protect both staff and the organization; and promoting a strategic and interactive staff development program to aid staff in reaching their full potential.
The Human Resources intern will assist the HR department in reaching its goals through a combination of administrative support, research and project work.
Responsibilities may include researching, editing, and drafting benefits materials, monitoring governmental regulations, and facilitating staff compliance with human resources’ requirements. The intern will also help with clerical tasks such as filing, photocopying, mail delivery, and covering the reception desk. Other potential projects include conducting research and making recommendations to improve existing Human Resource programs and developing new programs to meet departmental objectives.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in human resources and/or non-profit administration, experience using computer programs including Microsoft Office suite and some data entry or database use, strong written and verbal communication skills, and high attention to detail.