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Temporary Recruiter (Partially Remote)
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission

Contact Person: Jennifer Gray
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (206) 723-0767

We believe in transforming relationships. We have a team that is participating in life transformation in some of the most desperate and forgotten corners of our city. God is doing something significant, right now at the Mission. Do you want to be a part of it?

For 88 years, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission take our calling to love our homeless neighbors very seriously. Our efforts help move people to healthy, thriving lives. We start by learning their names, their stories, and providing first for urgent physical needs, building relationships, and then offering long-term recovery programs. Currently, we have 11,199 homeless neighbors living in the greater Seattle vicinity. More than 1/3 of those who are homeless are struggling with mental illness. 32% of King County’s homeless wrestle with addiction. You can be a part of the solution and join the team.

This position is responsible for supporting the full life cycle recruiting process to ensure that the most qualified candidates are selected for open positions. This role will also provide consultative services to hiring managers in accordance with best practices and applicable employment laws.

This role is anticipated to end on or before October 1, 2021.

Essential Job Duties

Review applications, conduct phone screens, coordinate interviews, conduct candidate debrief meetings, manage the post-offer process, and ensure a smooth onboarding for new hires.
Learn the needs of specific client groups, becoming an expert in their talent pools.
Build and maintain a diverse candidate pipeline, utilizing passive candidate sourcing techniques.
Attend and participate in all Mission, Division and Department meetings and trainings, as required.
Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will have an active church/prayer life and demonstrate a strong desire to serve the Mission by ministering to those whom it serves.
Must agree with Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Statement of Faith, Mission and Vision Statements and have a personal ethos and work ethic that reflects the Missions Core Values.
Sensitivity to cultural diversity is required.
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission accepts and encourages the involvement of volunteers at all levels in the organization. All Mission employees are expected to assist in the creation of meaningful and productive roles in which volunteers might serve in the organization, and to interact positively and cooperatively with our volunteers.
Ability to successfully pass pre-employment drug and criminal background screenings.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.
Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS) required.
Knowledge of employment law and Talent Acquisition best practices required.
Excellent organizational, written & oral communication skills; high attention to detail; ability to multi-task required.
Ability to work in a lean environment.
Serve as an ambassador of the Mission, demonstrating and articulating our mission, values, culture, work environment, and total rewards package.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner required.
Ability to manage competing and frequently changing demands in a fluid environment while modeling superior customer service for internal and external clients.
Ability to leverage knowledge and expertise across all levels of the organization in order to influence hiring decisions required.
Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time, bend, stoop or reach, regularly lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds; talk on telephone and use computer extensively; wear a mask for the duration of the shift when on-site.


BA/BS or equivalent years of relevant experience required.


2 years of full-cycle recruiting experience required.

Experience working within a social services organization preferred.

Statement of Faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the infallible, authoritative Word of God.
We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.
We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.
We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Christ.

Mission Statement

To bring the love of Jesus and hope for a new life to our Homeless Neighbors

Vision Statement

Every Homeless Neighbor Beloved, Redeemed, Restored

Core Values

Sacred Relationships
Passionate Urgency
Strategic Effectiveness
Courageous Belief
Innovative & Scrappy