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At Resource Generation, we pride ourselves on offering benefits that reflect our commitment to equity and inclusivity. Our extensive range of benefits is the product of years of listening to and working with the needs and wants of our past and present staff from poor, working-class, middle-class, BIPOC, queer, and trans communities. You can find our full list of benefits here.

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

Resource Generation is recruiting for a Human Resources Manager position.

About us:

Resource Generation is a national, multi-racial, membership-based organization mobilizing young people (age 18-35) with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards equitable wealth, land, and power. The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support young people with wealth’s role in social change. RG has 18 chapters in cities around the U.S., and our chapters engage in base-building, political education programming, giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships. Resource Generation is proud to have 1100+ dues-paying members who collectively made over $100 million in pledges to social justice movements in 2023. RG is 95% funded by our members. 

Resource Generation operates on a 32-hour workweek schedule (generally Monday-Thursday). We currently have 22 full-time staff and are a multi-class and multiracial team. We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, femmes, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply.

RG hosted an open house for applicants for our regional chapter organizer positions last year. You can view the recording here to understand our organizational culture better if written information is not your preferred way of processing information.

Overview of role:

RG is looking for a full-time (32 hours) Human Resources Manager. The main responsibilities of this role will be to handle the organization’s day-to-day human resource operations. The HR Manager will be in charge of implementing and overseeing our organization’s policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, managing staff onboarding and offboarding, supporting hiring processes, and providing benefits support to our team. They will also evaluate, plan, and implement new human resources policies, programs, and practices.

The ideal candidate for this position values open communication, can work effectively with remote staff nationwide, and can manage multiple priorities simultaneously. This role requires working several hours a day at a computer and communicating primarily through email and video conferencing. A college degree is not necessary to work at Resource Generation.

The HR Manager will work closely with external insurance brokers, vendors, and consultants and utilize our work and project management systems, databases, and digital file storage system. The success of this role will be measured by the smooth, timely, and accurate annual benefits enrollment, promptly responding to staff questions and concerns, managing multiple short and long-term projects, and ensuring that staff have knowledge and information about organizational policies. There may be emerging opportunities (and/or requests) to add or shift some work areas as needed.

The HR Manager will join a highly collaborative work environment and work with a 4-person Operations Team. This position will report directly to the Director of People & Culture.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage Employee Benefits

  •  Coordinate the administration of the annual open enrollment of employee benefit programs.
  • Prepare and process required benefits documents for active and terminated employees, including enrollment and change forms.
  • Manage COBRA benefits for terminating staff utilizing this benefit
  • Manage employee retirement benefits program
  • Track staff professional development funds
  • Track salary adjustments for current staff
  • Routinely check benefit invoices against payroll deductions to ensure accuracy.
  • Take the lead in enhancing and creating attractive and comprehensive fair benefits packages and managing outside vendors and brokers with an explicit lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and disability justice.

Policies and Procedures 

  • Act as point person for all HR policies
  • Serve as lead on all matters related to the Employee Handbook; act as a consultant to managers and staff regarding the policies and procedures listed in the Employee Handbook.
  • Institutionalize Personnel Manual; collaboratively develop and communicate its policies and procedures while maintaining, revising, and updating it as needed
  • Conduct ongoing audits of HR and Operations policies and practices to assess their effectiveness.
  • Creates and updates policies as needed; finds solutions to issues as they arise.
  • Update other organizational or Operations policies as needed
  • Promote and share RG policies in the non-profit and philanthropic sectors

Compliance & Regulations

  • Serve as lead on all legal matters related to HR compliance
  • Consult with Executive staff leadership around institutionalizing disability justice as it relates to HR and Operations policies and practices
  • Create and manage state employment registrations for new and terminated employees
  • Manage employee training programs, such as annual anti-sexual harassment and safety training.
  • Serve as point person regarding employee questions on state and federal labor regulations.
  • Remain current on employment law to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws.
  • Process state Paid Family Leave and Disability Leave forms
  • Monitor and respond to unemployment claims
  • Maintain electronic human resource records by recording new hires, transfers, terminations, position changes, and salary increases.
  • Ensure full compliance with federal and state human resources and employment guidelines and signage and communication of new policies.
  • Act as point person for staff who take parental or sabbatical leave or short-term/long-term disability leave.

Systems & Processes

  • Serve as point person for all HR and Operations systems and processes
  • Update the BambooHR platform and Google Drives with reference documents to facilitate understanding of our procedures for staff
    1. Assist in the development of content to train colleagues on the HRIS system
  • Build new HR systems and processes and implement them to ensure full staff utilization
  • Recommend new software to address personnel needs, like performance review tools
  • Improve upon existing processes by streamlining better to suit the needs of RG’s growing staff

Staff Team Support 

  • Acts as a first point of contact for employees regarding HR benefits and policies
  • Hold quarterly informational webinars on HR benefits and policies
  • Review timesheets for accuracy and collate quarterly timesheets for the finance packet
  • Revise organizational chart as needed
  • Continuously build benefits and human resources knowledge to answer employees’ questions.
  • Support the Exec leadership and internal staff anti-oppression committee to ensure HR and Operations policies have an explicit lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and disability justice.

Hiring Process Support

  • Hold the overall hiring process for new positions; synthesize, streamline, and standardize RG’s hiring processes.
  • Serve as point person for new hiring processes, ensuring all teams are aligned on work plans.
  • Support staff team in the development of job descriptions and posting in the hiring application system
  • Lead recruitment efforts by posting job vacancies
  • Communicate with candidates throughout the hiring process
  • Support hiring teams in contacting candidate references
  • Create offer and rejection letters for position candidates
  • Calculate salaries for new positions, promotions, role changes, staff relocations utilizing RG’s salary scale and compensation structure

Onboarding/Offboarding 

  • Supports onboarding of new employees: schedules new hire orientation, oversees new hire paperwork, reviews policies and benefits
  • Supports orientation of new staff and offboarding of exiting staff in the areas of benefits and communication

 

Core qualifications and required skills:

Experienced in Human Resources & Operations Management 

  • Demonstrated experience in human resource management and operations
  • At least two years of dedicated benefits enrollment and administration experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employee benefits, including health insurance, FSA benefits, and retirement plans
  • Familiarity with Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and other HR technology
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment laws and compliance requirements

Effective communication 

  • Experience and comfort with working remotely with a national team across the country
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to staff and external stakeholders promptly via email, phone, and chat
  • Ability to respond promptly
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship-building skills

Effective presentation skills 

  • Experience presenting HR benefits and organizational policies to staff as individuals and groups; ability to communicate to staff less familiar with such matters
  • Engaging and varied presentation skills

Keen attention to detail 

  • Can manage multiple projects and tasks with minimal mistakes
  • Excellent attention to detail when reviewing or completing forms, spreadsheets, and other data

Self-directed, persistent, creative, and solution-oriented 

  • Can effectively work-plan to meet monthly, quarterly, and annual goals
  • Proactive in dealing with any concerns or blocks to their work
  • Excellent decision-making and analytical skills
  • Adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve situations promptly

Flexible, Collaborative and Team-Oriented

  • Open to shifting priorities and timelines as needed
  • Can manage own workload while responding to emerging and ongoing organizational needs
  • Administrative tasks, including goal setting and monthly receipts and reimbursement
  • Staff-wide tasks, including weekly all-staff meetings, annual training on our collective governance process, and participation in other team meetings as needed

Ability to build strong relationships across differences

  • Demonstrated skills in building trust and working with a wide range of people across class, race, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Demonstrated experience navigating HR benefits to apply to non-traditional families
  • Experienced in applying  a rigorous disability justice framework to benefits administration and the creation and implementation of workplace policies

Culturally competent

  • Committed to anti-oppression, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, mainly through HR policies and staff benefit administration
  • Recognition of the role of race, age, immigration status, and other identities in shaping economic disparities
  • Recognition of how one’s own identities show up in the work, and welcome, reflect, and act on feedback with the intention of continuous learning across lines of difference

Confidentiality  

  • Understand the importance of confidentiality concerning all sensitive personnel information, records, and reports.

 

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Can work in a highly collaborative organization while still managing individual short-term and long-term projects
  • Has completed a PHR or an aPHR exam within the past ten years
  • Has at least five years of experience in Human Resources in a fast-paced, mission-driven social justice non-profit organization with 20 or more employees
  • Is experienced in managing HR systems and technologies, including human resource information systems (HRIS)
  • Knows HR best practices and relevant federal, state, and local employment laws
  • Is fluent with databases and digital tools such as BambooHR, Google Suites, Asana, and Slack
  • Has a solid understanding of class, classism, and their own class identity
  • Integrates a liberatory, diversity, equity, and inclusion lens in their work to ensure HR, employee benefits, and Operations policies are clear and accessible
  • Is familiar with healing justice; commitment to own transformation & healing from oppressive systems
  • Believes in the stake young wealthy folks have in collective liberation and the possibility and necessity of cross-class and multiracial movement building

If you are excited by this position but don’t meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. We recognize that not all candidates may be strong in all areas listed. We also welcome learning about your strengths and talents to bring to this role that may not be fully captured in our list. 

Compensation, Benefits, and the Application Process:

Salary: This is a full-time position with a salary range of $67,000 – $77,000 based on regional cost of living and additional experience brought to the role.

Benefits: RG offers excellent benefits, including 100% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance and 90% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance for partners, spouses, and families. We offer 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; medical and transit flexible spending account with a $500 employer contribution; 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer contribution after one year of employment, parental leave (up to six months within the first year after birth, adoption, or fostering), as well as an eight-week paid sabbatical after four years of employment. RG also offers 15 vacation days, 15 sick days, five personal days, and a minimum of one-week office closure in late December. RG provides professional development funds, initial home office tech set-up of up to $500 (shipment of desktop, laptop), and a monthly home office /co-working allowance of up to $200.

Location & Travel: The HR Manager can work remotely from anywhere in the continental US and is expected to be available between 1-4 pm EST to accommodate staff across time zones. The candidate must be able to travel up to three times a year for week-long national conferences and staff retreats.

Staff Culture: RG is grounded in feminist and social justice principles. We engage in monthly identity-based caucuses and bi-monthly political education sessions. RG is a highly dynamic and fast-paced organization. Our working culture is highly collaborative and we spend a considerable amount of time goal setting and work planning to ensure staff are empowered and supported to be successful in their positions. Staff collaborate to support hiring processes, annual budgeting, and event programming. We engage in group wellness practices every quarter, and support one another to work against a culture of overwork. We recognize that paid work is only one aspect of our lives and encourage each other to take breaks and paid time off.

Approximate Timeline:: There will be up to two interviews for selected qualified applicants. You will have at least 48 hours before the interview to review the questions. Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment/exercise or provide a sample of their work (if any of these are requested, you will be compensated for your efforts).

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and answer to the screening questions through BambooHR by midnight on July 11, 2024. As part of the application process, answer the following  two questions:

  • We realize that HR positions often exist to support executives’ interests. At RG, this position exists to remove barriers to understanding benefits for our staff and improve our staff’s lives through our policies. How do you approach HR from a ‘staff first’ perspective?
  • What personal values do you hold that you bring into an HR position? Please speak about how you are incorporating your values into the systems you create and set up and how you support staff in utilizing their available resources.

We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply. Note that due to the high volume of applications, RG cannot provide individual feedback to applicants who do not make it to the interview phase.

Accommodations: Please contact Megan at [email protected] if additional, reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the application and interview process. 

Resource Generation is an equal opportunity employer, and accordingly, promotes equal opportunity in the areas of recruitment, employment, training, development, transfer, and promotion. Our employment practices are without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or medical condition, national origin or ancestry, marital and veteran status, and all other categories protected by anti-discrimination laws.

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

Resource Generation is recruiting for a Membership Coordinator position.

About us:

Resource Generation is a national, multi-racial, membership-based organization mobilizing young people (age 18-35) with wealth and class privilege in the U.S. to become transformative leaders working towards equitable wealth, land, and power. The broader Resource Generation community includes people of all ages and class backgrounds who support young people with wealth’s role in social change. RG has 18 chapters in cities around the U.S., and our chapters engage in base-building, political education programming, giving circles, engaging in local and national campaigns, and building local organizational relationships. Resource Generation is proud to have 1100+ dues-paying members who collectively made over $100 million in pledges to social justice movements in 2023. RG is 95% funded by our members. 

Resource Generation operates on a 32-hour workweek schedule (generally Monday-Thursday). We currently have 22 full-time staff and are a multi-class and multiracial team. We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, femmes, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply.

RG hosted an open house for applicants for our regional chapter organizer positions last year. You can view the recording here to understand our organizational culture better if written information is not your preferred way of processing information.

Overview of role:

Resource Generation (RG) is recruiting for a full-time Membership Coordinator who can help us better operationalize our integrated membership program and fundraising initiatives. This position is equivalent to a  ‘major donor fundraiser/organizer’ at other organizations. 

Resource Generation is proud to have 1100+ dues-paying members who have collectively made $100M+ in pledges to social justice movements annually since 2022. RG is 95% funded by our members. We seek a Membership Coordinator to join us in continuing this strong trajectory.

The Membership Coordinator will collaborate closely with our organizing team and Membership Director. The Membership Coordinator will join the Membership Director and Membership Manager as a core member of RG’s Membership Team, which is responsible for raising RG’s $4M+ income budget through a variety of income tactics. They will be tasked with implementing our integrated fundraising strategy (including two annual membership and redistribution pledge drives), strengthening data systems, developing key written materials and resources for our membership program, and training staff and members on our fundraising model. The ideal candidate will be excited about developing strategies to catalyze and increase our members’ overall giving to social justice movements. 

Key Responsibilities:

Major Donor Fundraising

  • Organize, fundraise, and cultivate a list of 40-60 high-net wealth members, making strong integrated membership and Redistribution Pledge asks throughout the year
  • Provide fundraising coaching to fellow staff resource mobilizers (our internal term for fundraisers)

Fundraising Communications & Digital Strategy

  • Lead on the creation of the annual report copy and collaborate with the Communications Manager on a timeline to ensure design is completed by quarter one of each calendar year
  • Close collaboration and participation with Communications, Database, and Digital Engagement (CDDE) team, maintain/edit copy for membership automations (i.e. welcome series, renewal reminders, etc.), membership and contributions pages on the website, and contribution confirmation language
  • Design creative digital membership campaigns (i.e. alumni/prospective members/lapsed members/etc. engagement email/socials series) in collaboration with CDDE and the Membership Team 
  • Create and review content for emails

Administrative Lead

  • Share monthly reports to staff resource mobilizers with updates on their roster – pledges, dues received, and RP signers
  • Create quarterly membership & pledge reports to support member leader and staff organizing  
  • Reconcile RG’s membership dues pledges monthly
  • Database/CRM membership and high net wealth member data cleanliness (i.e. creating donor categories/tiers for high net wealth members and reviewing/updating membership tags)

Membership Program Implementation

  • Manage the new member welcome process, including ensuring payments are correctly attributed, email automations, and database updates related to membership
  • Standardize member renewal reminders and ensure implementation across teams and chapters is streamlined and consistent
  • Respond to inquiries about membership, communicate with prospective members about RG, and answer member questions about dues, including fielding questions related to RG’s membership dues portal 
  • Manage membership-related pages on the website, audit and update content as necessary in collaboration with CDDE 
  • Manage and support the maintenance of an internal membership communications tool, and assess the efficacy of the tool (i.e. membership Slack group)

Membership Culture

  • Steward Multiracial Base Building (MRBB) tactics related to the scope of the role
    • Creating relational and programmatic touchpoints with member leaders that support long-term income strategy but are not solely income-oriented
    • Creating constituency-specific ad hoc and continuous programmatic and organizing spaces for member learning and relational organizing that are responsive to the diversity of members’ lived experiences and relationships with wealth (i.e. workshopping, storytelling, and political education)
    • Support national programs that further MRBB goals
  • Troubleshoot with organizers to ensure strong membership culture in chapters (which is distinct from fundraising skills; being able to articulate the “why” of RG membership and membership as a way of building power)

Membership & Redistribution Pledge Drive

  • Work closely with Membership Manager to implement two annual membership and redistribution pledge drives toward our year-end resource mobilization and membership goals
  • Coordinate staff, member, chapter, and board participation in drives 
  • Contribute to work plan and calendar (including trainings, events, phone/text banks, etc.)
  • Support chapter leaders to prepare for each Spring and Fall drive through email communication, pre-drive meetings with chapter leaders, and relevant resource/tool creation and curation
  • Solicit testimonials from members for drive communications and write/coordinate drive email copy 
  • Build and lead national text/phone banks and assess/prepare/train staff and members on datasets for local chapter text/phone bank lists for membership and pledge drives 
  • Convene national drive and redistribution teams with members and create infrastructure for member-to-member transformative fundraising as a potential tactic

Other Team Priorities

  • Contribute to other team-wide priorities as needed, including webinars, retreats, and other programming; serving on ad-hoc committees; participating in staff political education and caucusing; and more

 

Core qualifications and required skills:

Exceptional fundraiser

  • 2+ years of experience leading or participating in successful grassroots fundraising, individual donor, and/or major donor campaigns, which does not need to have been in a full-time paid staff role. 
  • Experience with fundraising through a membership program preferred. 

Data and systems-minded

  • Someone detail-oriented, can dive into a database and configure it to meet our needs and present fundraising data to others in accessible and compelling ways. In-depth knowledge of Excel is required. 
  • Knowledge of CRM database reporting/lists is strongly encouraged. Familiarity with EveryAction is a plus but not required. 

Collaborative team player who can build trust across differences

  • Someone who is collective-oriented and has experience successfully working closely with teams on complex projects with many moving parts. 
  • Skillful at building trusting relationships with a wide range of people across class, race, gender, etc.

Self-directed and able to work remotely

  • Persistent, creative, and solutions-oriented. 
  • Can work-plan effectively to meet goals, communicate in a timely and responsive way, and can spend many hours a day on video calls and a computer (avg. of 8 hours/day) 

Desire to do transformative organizing and fundraising of a multiracial base of wealthy young people

  • Has a demonstrated commitment to racial and economic justice. 
  • Believes in the stake young wealthy folks have in collective liberation, and the possibility and necessity of cross-class and multiracial movement building. 

 

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Experience leading successful grassroots fundraising, individual donor, and/or major donor campaigns. 
  • Experience with fundraising through and/or leading a membership program.
  • Experience with project management. 
  • Financial planning: experience with income forecasting, building and tracking major donor pipelines, and multi-year financial planning and analysis. 
  • Basic understanding of class, classism, and their own class identity.
  • Commitment to personal transformation and healing from oppressive systems.
  • Advanced fluency in Excel, including the ability to build Pivot Tables and analyze large datasets.
  • Fluency in digital tools such as Google Suite, Zoom, Every Action, and/or other organizing databases, Slack, Hustle, etc.

If you are excited by this position but don’t meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. We recognize that not all candidates may be strong in all areas listed. We also welcome learning about your strengths and talents to bring to this role that may not be fully captured in our list. 

Compensation, Benefits, and the Application Process:

Salary: This is a full-time position (32 hours a week) with a starting salary of $62,000-$72,000, depending on regional cost of living and additional experience brought to the role.

Benefits: RG offers excellent benefits, including 100% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance and 90% employer-paid health, vision, and dental insurance for partners, spouses, and families. We offer 100% employer-paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance; medical and transit flexible spending account with a $500 employer contribution; 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer contribution after one year of employment, parental leave (up to six months within the first year after birth, adoption, or fostering), as well as an eight-week paid sabbatical after four years of employment. RG also offers 15 vacation days, 15 sick days, five personal days, and a minimum of one-week office closure in late December. RG provides professional development funds, initial home office tech set-up of up to $500 (shipment of desktop, laptop), and a monthly home office /co-working allowance of up to $200.

Location & Travel: The Membership Coordinator can work remotely from anywhere in the continental US and is expected to be available between 1-4 pm EST to accommodate staff across time zones. 15-20 days a year of travel can be expected for retreats, conferences, and leadership convenings.

Staff Culture: RG is grounded in feminist and social justice principles. We engage in monthly identity-based caucuses and bi-monthly political education sessions. RG is a highly dynamic and fast-paced organization. Our working culture is highly collaborative and we spend a considerable amount of time goal setting and work planning to ensure staff are empowered and supported to be successful in their positions. Staff collaborate to support hiring processes, annual budgeting, and event programming. We engage in group wellness practices every quarter, and support one another to work against a culture of overwork. We recognize that paid work is only one aspect of our lives and encourage each other to take breaks and paid time off.

Approximate Timeline:: There will be up to two interviews for selected qualified applicants. Candidates may be asked to complete an assessment/exercise or provide a sample of their work (if any of these are requested, you will be compensated for your efforts). 

How to Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter, and answer to the screening questions through BambooHR by Sunday, July 21. As part of the application process, you must answer two questions with approximately one paragraph answers: “What does organizing mean to you?” and “Why do you want to organize young wealthy people?” Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

We especially encourage those who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color; trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people; and people from poor and working-class backgrounds to apply. Note that due to the high volume of applications, RG cannot provide individual feedback to applicants who do not make it to the interview phase.

Accommodations: Please contact Julia at [email protected] if additional, reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the application and interview process. 

Resource Generation is an equal opportunity employer, and accordingly, promotes equal opportunity in the areas of recruitment, employment, training, development, transfer, and promotion. Our employment practices are without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or medical condition, national origin or ancestry, marital and veteran status, and all other categories protected by anti-discrimination laws.