Career Opportunities at Acacia


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Human Resources

Recruiter  Bronx, NY  : 8/17/2022
Job Description

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Job Category:

Human Resources

Position Type:

Full Time


As a key member of the Human Resources Team, the Recruiter (Acacia Network Housing) will achieve staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating candidates for our Transitional Housing-related openings such as residential aides, casemanagers, housing specialists, program directors, security guards, director of social services, etc. Responsibilities include developing and implementing external/internal recruiting strategies, identifying recruiting sources and maintaining ongoing records of vacancies.
The Recruiter must be able to work effectively in a team environment as well as work independently, establish workload priorities, manage multiple tasks, take initiative and work under pressure to perform and complete a high volume of work with speed and accuracy to meet established deadlines.* Salary is $70K*

  • Posts advertisements, reviews resume, screens applicants, and schedules interviews for multiple departments.
  • Recruits for specific titles in the organization including but not limited to: security guards, (residential aides, casemanagers, operations managers, program directors, shift supervisors, drivers, etc)
  • Coordinates and facilitates in-house and external job fairs and other special events
  • Conducts interviews on a regular basis to screen applicants for hiring managers
  • Researches and cultivates relationships with community partners, including but not limited to: Colleges, Graduate Schools, Employment Agencies, Trade Programs, Certificate Programs, and Community Based Organizations
  • Develops productive relationships with hiring managers to: Learn about program operations, boost productivity, and learn the ongoing needs of the workforce.
  • Maintains applicant tracking system for openings daily and reports on recruitment/hiring data, monthly. Develops ATS model for vacancies (i.e. developing job-specific questionnaire).
  • Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives.
  • Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Three (3) years of recruiting/talent acquisition experience with at least 1 year of direct recruitment experience in social services or homeless services industry.
  • Experience recruiting for shelter/transitional requisitions required.
  • Knowledgeable in recruiting, diversity, and employment laws
  • Passion and commitment to working in non-profit social services sector
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, required
  • Ability to handle high volume calls
  • Understanding of ATS systems and other relevant HR databases.
  • Developed interviewing techniques
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish), preferred

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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