Recruitment and Onboarding Specialist


Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2030, Repair will inspire and catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.

Repair is building a national Jewish service movement that mobilizes young adults to serve in their communities, catalyzes service through deep partnerships within Jewish communal organizations, and inspires people to take action through time-bound thematic national service campaigns, digital engagement, and service. Our mission provides volunteers with an increased connection to meaningful service and learning as a Jewish value, builds capacity for nonprofit partners to meet their missions, and deepens connections across lines of difference.

Position Overview

Repair the World is seeking an experienced recruiter to join our human resources team as the Recruitment and Onboarding Specialist. In 2021, Repair received multiple grants that have led to exciting growth and a renewed commitment to strengthening our team by more deeply investing in our staff.

Repair is looking for someone with experience and passion for recruitment who will help us research, develop and implement effective recruiting strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates for the organization. The Recruitment and Onboarding Specialist will work closely with hiring managers throughout the organization to guide them through the recruitment and hiring process providing personalized support as needed. Our national organization includes a variety of types of roles with some remote positions and some location-based positions, so our Recruitment and Onboarding Specialist will need the ability to help source for a wide-range of candidates. We are also committed to ensuring that our hiring practices are equitable and accessible which will be a high priority for this role as they work towards revamping and improving our process. The Recruitment and Onboarding Specialist will also support the team on onboarding, goal setting and professional development accountability so some familiarity with these processes is a plus.

This position will be on Repair’s national team and report to the Director of Human Resources. This is a remote (US-based) position and will ideally be located in or adjacent to one of Repair’s communities (Atlanta, Baltimore, Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Colorado, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Pittsburgh).

Position Responsibilities

  • Talent Acquisition and Hiring: Ensure an equitable and transparent hiring process for open positions.
    • Identify and implement equitable and effective recruiting methods and strategies. Source candidates using a variety of search methods to build a diverse candidate pipeline.
    • Support hiring managers in all parts of the hiring process from the initial creation of a job description through offer acceptance.
    • Screen candidates by reviewing resumes and job applications and perform informational interviews and first round screening interviews
    • Take ownership of the candidate experience to ensure that candidates are communicated with at appropriate intervals and have a high quality experience throughout the process
    • Manage our applicant tracking system (ATS), implementing improvements where necessary.
  • Onboarding and Talent Management:
    • Work with supervisors and new hires to ensure accountability in the onboarding process including 30/60/90 day goals and scope of work.
    • Ensure that each staff member has an updated and manageable Scope of Work and that it is aligned with their title.
    • Manage employee goal-setting and performance review processes, support managers in performance conversations and hold staff accountable to deadlines.
    • Create a comprehensive strategy for ensuring that staff are engaging in regular professional development opportunities that support their growth and development. Conduct a quarterly audit of professional development spending and work with managers and staff to identify opportunities to utilize their professional development funds.

Position Requirements and Experience

Some qualified applicants may not have all the skills listed below. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t check all the boxes.

  • 3+ years of recruiting experience and managing all phases of the recruitment and hiring process
  • Deep commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and passionate about implementing and training staff on equitable hiring practices
  • Ability to create and implement sourcing strategies for recruitment of a wide range of roles
  • Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems and HR databases (familiarity with Breezy a plus)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish effective and collaborative working relationships
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative and move projects forward
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment
  • Passion for Repair’s mission and organizational values that guide our work.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter here.

Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.

The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.


Compensation at Repair the World is determined based on the salary band for the role and adjusted based on cost of living where the final candidate resides. For candidates with 3+ years of relevant experience, compensation for this role starts between $60,000 – $75,000 depending on the city. If you have more experience than that, let’s talk. Benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation and holidays. Employer pays for 100% of employee medical/dental/vision coverage and 50% for dependents, retirement matching and professional development funds. In addition, employees that have been with Repair for at least a year are eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

Application Process

The process for the hired applicant will include the following:

  • Submission of a Resume as well as a Cover letter responding to the prompt: What experiences have led you to be a strong candidate to lead our recruitment efforts at Repair the World?
  • Applicants moved forward will have a first round screening interview with a representative from our contracted search firm.
  • Applicants that move forward will have a second round interview with the Director of Human Resources and Chief Operating Officer.
  • Applicants that move forward will have a final round interview with a Regional Director and City Director at Repair.
  • Two professional references will be requested before the final round of the interview process.