HR Coordinator


The HR coordinator is responsible for administrative support on the HR team and for facilitating HOPE’s internship and fellowship program. 65% of the role will be in an administrative support function including aspects of recruitment support such as scheduling, hosting, job posting, and other support needs for the team. 35% of the role will be management of the internship & fellowship program. This person will communicate and work with department leaders to recruit and fill internships and fellowships. He/she will manage and execute program details such as intern/fellow orientation, evaluations, and development opportunities. The goal is that HOPE’s interns and fellows experience spiritual formation, professional enrichment, and significant involvement.

  • Location: Lancaster, United States
  • Level: Support
  • Type: Full-time
  • Department: Administration
  • Reports to: Director of HR


  • Promote and fulfill the mission and vision of HOPE International

Recruitment Support

  • Schedule domestic and international interviews
  • In coordination with recruiters and HR assistant, create timelines for designated searches ensuring process efficiency
  • Schedule reference and background checks
  • Schedule complex interview days including coordination of interview dates and times with candidates and search committees, and booking interview rooms and phone lines
  • Create and distribute interview day itineraries
  • Handle interview day preparations, including booking travel, meals, and lodging, and communicating interview day details with candidates
  • Host candidates warmly during their interview, ensuring candidates are in the right places, feel comfortable, and have general questions answered
  • Facilitate lunch interviews, including ordering and setting up lunches

Internship & Fellowship Program Coordination

  • Communicate with managers to set up budgets and create job descriptions for requested internships and fellowships
  • Post job descriptions to HOPE’s website and promote program to colleges and universities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key connectors such as former interns, current and former development representatives, colleges and universities, and others to promote the program
  • Collaborate with marketing department to post announcements on social media at key junctures in the search process
  • Review all applicants and select candidates to continue in the interview process
  • Work with hiring managers to select candidates for their roles
  • Communicate with candidates regarding their status, ensuring that candidates feel valued and respected regardless of the outcome
  • Assist with housing arrangements through local colleges or host homes.
  • Manage intern program documentation
  • Support and document travel logistics
  • Send and track onboarding documents and waivers
  • Develop and distribute welcome letter with all details regarding fundraising, transportation, expectations, and stipend
  • Create and distribute intern/fellow directory
  • Schedule and facilitate enrichment opportunities including orientation, recruiter/program alumni session, and leadership sessions
  • Follow through with midterm evaluations, final evaluations, and exit survey
  • Support interns, fellows, and their managers throughout the summer, ensuring an excellent experience


  • Personal confession of Christian faith and commitment to the mission and vision of HOPE International
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Customer service orientation and warmth that puts others at ease
  • Commitment to joyfully serving others
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills, including effective time management and prioritization of competing demands and various stakeholders
  • High attention to detail
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel and Word, specifically) and ability to navigate and research online, and comfort with navigating databases/software
  • Flexibility and ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Demonstrated passion and experience working with college students and/or young professionals preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
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