Human Resources Assistant

We are committed to supporting at risk children and families providing them with tools and resources to help prevent children from experiencing child abuse, neglect and abandonment. We are a Christian agency that believes in living our mission, we provide Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need.

In response to this community-wide challenge, Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services (PCHAS), provides 14 programs and services in 28 locations, in Missouri, Texas, and Louisiana, which provide children with permanent homes and adults with increased self-sufficiency. This is accomplished by the agency’s commitment to “The PCHAS Way” which inspires the agency to be strength-focused, family-centered, and goal driven with every client. 

Benefits of serving children and families in need through PCHAS include competitive salaries, flex work schedules, paid time off, medical, dental and vision insurance options, voluntary life insurance options, paid holidays, and a very generous retirement plan (after one year of service and working 1,000 hours the agency matches an employee 200% up to a 3% retirement contribution). 

Status: Non-Exempt

Working Conditions: Works a structured, regular work week as directed in an office setting. Must be able to work extended hours when necessary, or occasional evenings or weekends in order to meet assigned deadlines. Must be able to drive on behalf of the agency. Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. The ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, medical codes or alarms). Clarity of vision at approximately 20 inches or less (i.e., working with small objects or reading small print), including use of computers. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. This is not just the ability to see a person or object, but the ability to recognize features as well. This position requires sitting, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, pushing, and pulling. 

Position Summary: The position will coordinate training events, office functions and address facility and office supply needs for the St. Louis office. Assist with Special Projects as assigned by the President, VP of Human Resources or Manager of Human Resources. Must have the ability to work independently on assigned duties and be deadline focused.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversees the purchase of the St Louis office supply needs. 
  • Responsible for the security, distribution and return of the St. Louis office access fobs and keys.
  • Manages closed client files ensuring their security, accessibility, and destruction according to agency Retention schedules and policies. Supports the VP of Administration to support record requests.
  • Assists Facilities and Maintenance with issues and requests in the St. Louis Office. 
  • Serve as an Assistant Secretary for PCHAS 
  • Assists with travel and accommodation for executive and administrative staff.
  • Plans and coordinates agency meetings and events that are hosted by the St. Louis office.
  • Works with employee files and assist the Human Resources Department with various HR tasks.
  • Responsible for ensuring required staff have a current valid driver’s license, car insurance, and a physical and TB test. 
  • May assist with Board meeting preparation as required.

Must have a High School diploma with at least 5 years of Administrative Support experience preferred. Must be well organized, self-directed and have the ability to meet deadlines. Exhibit a strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software. Excellent, interpersonal, team building and decision-making skills. Must be comfortable in a leadership and team-player roles. Professional appearance and demeanor is required.

Other Requirements:

Must hold a valid driver’s license, have and maintain a risk-free driving record. Must be willing to undergo initial and periodic child abuse/neglect, criminal history, sexual offender, and childcare/elder care disqualification list screenings. As requested, must submit fingerprints for review by the state of your employment and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Must undergo a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical with the results showing no evidence of communicable disease.

Christian Commitment: 

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services is a faith-based Christian organization. We provide Christ-centered care and support to children and families in need. We strive to serve like Jesus. We meet our clients where they are and treat them with respect. We focus on our clients’ strengths rather than their problems. And we encourage our clients to focus on their future rather than their past. When we do this well, we help our clients find hope and know the love of God.