Human Resources Recruiter
Division Mel Trotter Ministries
Location Mel Trotter Ministries
Employment Type Full Time Employee
Date Posted 2/26/2020
Job Code HR Recruit
Questionnaire To apply for this job, you must also complete an online questionnaire.

Job Details

Who is Mel Trotter Ministries?

We are innovative, empathetic and compassionate difference-makers. We dream and dare more for MTM because all of God’s people deserve more. We walk alongside people as they transform their lives. Do you share our innovative and driven love of people, and do you want to make a difference? Join our team! Together and through the power of Christ, we can do immeasurably more to solve homelessness in our community.

You belong here if:

You are called to make an impact in greater Grand Rapids.
You are called to help men, women and children overcome homelessness.
You see value and potential in every human being no matter how broken they are.
You rejoice in seeing lives transformed forever.
You are called to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus to everyone.


Human Resources Recruiter

This position provides professional recruitment and vetting for highly qualified candidates    who have a deep faith in Jesus and a calling work at Mel Trotter Ministries. This role provides consultation and administrative support in editing job descriptions and interview questions, and maintains updates on all recruiting documents. This position manages our posting platforms and ATS, performs interviews, and provides reference checks. Additionally, the recruiter represents MTM at job and career fairs, and plays a role in providing meaningful and relevant orientations and onboarding. This role provides coverage to the Atrium Call Center, on an occasional basis.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We will trust you with:

(Job Responsibilities)

Human Resources Recruiting Functions


·            Maintain and research new jobs posting platforms and opportunities

·            Maintain excellent professional relationships with job posting platform vendors, local churches, and community organizations

·            Communicate internal referral opportunities and internal promotion or transfer opportunities each week

·            Manage our ATS, review and sort all resumes and applications

·            Provide pre-screening and follow up for all qualified applicants, schedule interviews and/or provide interviews. Accurately complete interview forms and reference checking forms, and provide recommendations to HR leadership.

·            Maintain new hire supplies and orientation packets

·            Set up and assist with the presentation of orientation and tours

·            Maintain confidentiality of all matters related to staff, MTM, and HR

·            Perform administrative duties as assigned by the VP of Human Resources, to include updating forms and policies, registrations, etc

·            Assist with coverage of the Call Center as needed


Call Center Functions (as needed)


·            Provide professional, warm, enthusiastic telephone greetings

·            Provide accurate information regarding MTM and community programs 

·            Assist callers with donation drive questions and drop offs


·         Bachelor’s Degree or HR certificate preferred, or five years related HR experience

·         Minimum 1 year successful recruiting experience

·         Working knowledge of job posting platforms and social media recruiting strategies

·         Highly organized, detail-oriented, productive

·         Strong professional writing skills with experience creating job descriptions and interview questions

·         Professional communication and interpersonal skills

·         Skilled use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


Working Conditions

·         Regular standing, walking, climbing, crouching, bending, pushing, or pulling

·         Understand, speak, read, and write fluent English

·         Required to talk and  hear

·         Able to lift up to 35 pounds occasionally, and 20 pounds regularly.

·         Able to use fine motor hand functions

·         Frequently exposed to varying temperatures from below 32 degrees to above 80 degrees