Director of Human Resources

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


New Vision Organization (NVO) is a national prisoner's rights advocacy organization. Our mission is to improve the quality of rehabilitation for incarcerated men and women. We advocate for the rights of long-term and soon-to-be-released prisoners, as well as those on Death Row or serving life without parole. Learn more about us at

NVO is still a young start-up that relies exclusively on volunteers to operate and maintain every aspect of the organization, as well as provide services for prisoners and the newly released. We are also a virtual organization whose volunteers work remotely throughout the country. NVO seeks someone who can take responsibility for creating and running the HR Department, and recruiting, hiring and retaining new volunteers.

Here's what we need in a volunteer HR Director:


  • Developing a Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Plan
  • Identifying Volunteer positions needed by the organization
  • Creating and posting Volunteer job descriptions as needed
  • Recruiting, screening, interviewing and on-boarding of new Volunteers
  • Conducting Volunteer orientations or training as needed
  • Managing and monitoring Volunteers, including setting schedules, maintaining calendars, organizing meetings, and communicating weekly with Volunteers
  • Creating HR Documents as needed (e.g., Volunteer Handbook, Applications, etc.)
  • Creating and maintaining a Volunteer database

Desired Experience, Education, Skills and Attributes

  • 2+ years in the HR industry, whether formal or informal
  • 2+ year experience managing or supervising others
  • Associates degree or higher; preferably Bachelors
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Google Suite, etc.; preferably tech savvy
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely as part of a virtual team
  • Self-directed, self-motivated and self-reliant
  • Discrete, and can handle confidential information
  • Reliable and responsible, with a high degree of integrity

Other Requirements

  • Committed to our mission or can commit to our mission
  • Can commit to 20-hours per week (minimum of 10)
  • Can commit to a minimum of one year of volunteer service with NVO

NVO does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, disability, or any other status protected by law. We strongly encourage the formerly incarcerated and other individuals who may face barriers to employment to apply. This position will help you gain experience, build leadership skills, demonstrate your talent and expand your professional network.


  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Recruiting
  • Google Apps
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Human Resources Recruitment

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 - 20 hours

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