Interim Human Resources Generalist at Door of Hope
Pasadena, CA

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of families facing homelessness? Are you a servant leader who is energized by taking care of all the ‘little things’ that have a big impact? Door of Hope, a Christian nonprofit that serves families facing homelessness, is hiring an Interim HR Generalist to support our life-changing work. The Interim HR Generalist will play a significant role in Door of Hope’s day-to-day, behind-the-scenes Human Resources operations.


  • 24-32 hours per week, Monday through Friday, occasional overtime
  • 2-3 days in-person in Pasadena, CA + 1-2 days work from home, depending on experience
  • Interim role from March - September/October 2023


  • Foster and support a warm and collaborative company culture that embodies Door of Hope’s core values, encouraging employees to thrive
  • Full-Cycle Recruitment: job postings, sourcing, phone screens, scheduling interviews, soliciting interview team feedback, keeping candidates and hiring managers up-to-date, offers, closing out candidates, aiding in ATS (Rippling) implementation
  • Employee Onboarding: create a welcoming environment for new hires by preparing workstations and welcome bags, paperwork, schedule and conduct orientations, coordinate hardware, set up emails/signatures/calendars, order business cards, own and utilize HRIS (Rippling)
  • Employee Offboarding: exit interviews, coordinate exit protocols, paperwork, ensure compliance, own and utilize workflows in HRIS
  • Benefits Administration: health insurance and 403(b) administration
  • Compliance Administration: track mandatory trainings and signatures on policies/paperwork, stay up-to-date on policy changes and double-check compliance
  • Event Planning: partner with Executive Director and Executive Assistant to plan all staff events including Staff Development Days, Staff Retreat; own logistics for these events
  • HR Media Coordinator: provide content to development team for social media
  • HR Special Projects: complete other special projects as assigned


  • 2+ years in an administrative role
  • Past experience in Human Resources (work, coursework, certifications, etc.), strongly preferred
  • Must be a detail-oriented, self-starter with proven organizational skills
  • Must be a personable and professional communicator
  • Must be technologically savvy, fluent in GSuite and Microsoft Office; experience with HR software is a plus
  • Must be able to bend, reach, and lift boxes and supplies up to 30 lbs.


Expected hourly rate: $24-28/hour, depending primarily on past Human Resources experience

Character (Do you embody Door of Hope’s four core values?)

Christ-centered, expressed through:

  • Faith: We have an active and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Calling: Out of a sense of calling, we go above and beyond to meet our mission.
  • Character: We demonstrate the character of Christ toward colleagues and families.

Empowering, expressed through:

  • Trust: We trust one another, believe in one another, and give each other the freedom to take risks. (Mistakes are learning opportunities.)
  • Accountability: We nurture God-given strengths through coaching and accountability.

Holistic, expressed through:

  • Whole Person:  Our emotional, spiritual and personal well-being matter to one another.
  • Whole Organization: We are on one team with one mission. (We don’t do silos.)

Relationship, expressed through:

  • Family: We love, celebrate, and pray with one another.
  • Reconciliation: We manage conflict, practice vulnerability, and pursue diversity with honesty and grace.


Door of Hope
221 E. Walnut St. Ste. 112
Pasadena, California 91101


Melissa Yee
[email protected]


Pasadena, CA
Job type
Part Time
24-32 hours per week, Monday through Friday, occasional overtime
Pay rate
$24-28/hour, depending primarily on past Human Resources experience
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Organizational Management
Organizational Tasks
Overseeing Operation
Health Care and Social Services