HR Generalist

Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Do you have a passion and drive to apply your talents to make a difference? Are you looking for an employer that understands the importance of having a work-life balance? Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity (GMHFH) is among the most highly regarded local nonprofits, and we’re growing! We’re seeking a talented, professional HR Generalist to support our mission of helping local families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. This part-time position is based out of our Habitat ReStore in Williston and has a flexible weekly schedule with 4-8 hour shifts.


About You

You have a track record of successfully onboarding new employees and are well-versed in benefit and payroll administration. You can manage employment ads, screen applicants, conduct new hire orientations, and are open to assisting with various office tasks when needed. Overall, you’re a friendly team member who thrives on supporting a climate of teamwork, transparency, and timelines.


Main Responsibilities

  •  Fosters a workplace environment and culture consistent with Habitat for Humanity
  •  Develops staffing strategies and implementation plans to identify internal and external talent in the most creative and cost-effective ways.
  • Process biweekly payroll through PayData
  • Oversees hiring policy, process, and the onboarding process
  • Administers all employee benefits program
  • Provide human resource guidance and support to supervisors and directors regarding employee performance and discipline issues.
  • Respond to employee relations, and conduct investigations as appropriate.
  • Maintain and expand knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting human resources management
  • Develop and oversee HR policies.
  • Oversee employee record-keeping related to new hires, employee reviews, promotions, separations, exit interviews, etc. Ensure the integrity of HR data.



  • Demonstrated ability to represent HR in a business undergoing exciting growth.
  • Experience collaborating with department Staff, Managers, Admin, Finance, and directly with the CEO.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal employment law, including practical application and interpretation.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including the ability to research, analyze and make recommendations.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and a readiness to jump in and contribute.
  • Bachelor s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field, or Associates Degree with commensurate experience required.


Compensation & Benefits

The pay rate for this position is currently $20-$25 per hour. Initial compensation is determined based on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. Benefits include paid time off, ten paid holidays, and a 20% staff discount at the Habitat ReStores.


To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume to Position open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

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