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19-088: Human Resources Assistant
Country:Los Angeles, CA
Department:Human Resources
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Job Purpose
The Human Resources Assistant’s role is to provide support to the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources function.  Based in the Los Angeles, CA office, the incumbent reports directly to the Manager of Human Resources Administration and is responsible for a variety of activities within all the functional areas of human resources administration.

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  • Work under the direction of the Manager of Human Resources Administration to ensure all employment induction paperwork is properly completed by new and existing employees.
  • Collect all appropriate employment forms and ensure proper filing per existing filing systems.
  • Prepare employment agreements, amendments and employment verifications for the Manager of Human Resources Administration's review.
  • Under the direction of the Manager of Human Resources Administration process all employee contract amendments which include: drafting of employment contracts, following up for appropriate signatures and preparing appropriate documents for entering the information in the HRIS system.
  • Conduct background and reference checks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Code of Conduct
It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

  • Bachelor’s degree, Human Resources preferred or other related discipline 1-3 years’ experience working as a Human Resources Assistant OR an equivalent combination of education and experience to meet the qualifications


  • Experience with international development work or emergency relief and humanitarian is a plus Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change of needs based on emergency responses.
  • Strong technical knowledge of all the functional areas of human resources administration
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly
  • Ability and willingness to establish successful working relationships with colleagues and internal clients.

Equal Opportunities
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.