Human Resource Generalist

About WorkLife Partnership

WorkLife Partnership is a 12-year old, Denver-CO based nonprofit organization dedicated to creating socially sustainable communities and thriving workplaces. WorkLife deploys its Resource Navigator service to help employees in life so they can meet their potential at work. We are People Helping People Solve Real Problems, providing personalized, immediate, one-on-one assistance when workers need it most. WorkLife is growing rapidly, expanding its reach nationally across both middle market and enterprise business and is looking for enthusiastically entrepreneurial, curious and experienced people to join our team. 


Our Core Values

Brave • Cultivating Potential • Calm Resilience • Connection • Enthusiastically Entrepreneurial • Data Storytellers


Job Summary

The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource department including recruitment, new employee set up and onboarding, total rewards programs including: compensation, benefits, recognition programs, employee perks, leave programs, etc.; people process including performance review management and employee relations, and managing company policies, procedures, and practices. The HR Generalist will report to the Chief of Staff to continue to align people and culture initiatives with the fast growth and change of Worklife Partnership.



  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Initiates new hire onboarding in including systems, benefits, policies and procedures.
  • Manages employee termination process and off-boarding.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, performance and talent management; recognition, and culture.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants and employees, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Evaluate and implement HRIS and ATS technology within the next year.

Competencies and Experience

  • 5+ years in a progressive HR generalist or HR business partner role
  • HR industry certification preferred but not required
  • Experience supporting/scaling a fast-growing nonprofit, social enterprise, or small company is preferred
  • Skilled in end-to-end recruiting processes and best practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Strong experience in total rewards administration primarily compensation and benefits management
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn HRIS and talent management systems.
  • Willingness to serve the people who power the organization and the people we serve

Communication: ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of constituents.


Decision-Making: Able to make independent but defendable decisions; understands when to bring in others for input.


Agility. Be able to meet challenges flexibly and openly; able to shift with changing business priorities and dynamics and deal calmly with ambiguity.


Discreet. Respects access to confidential and sensitive information and manages this access with the utmost of professionalism.


Communication. Ability to identify and rectify communication gaps; confident and clear in communicating across all levels within the organization.


Solution-oriented. Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving.


The HR Generalist will be expected to work a minimum of 1 day per week in WorkLife Partnership’s Denver, CO-based offices. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required upon start.


WorkLife Partnership values the lived and learned experience of all candidates and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage qualified candidates with all different experiences and backgrounds to apply.


Compensation and Benefits

We are proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package to our employees. The starting salary for the HR Generalist is $72,000-$82,000 annually, DOE. We also offer:

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Generous vacation and wellness time
  • Paid holidays
  • 401k (after one year)
  • 30 day paid sabbatical after 5 years of employment
  • Voluntary legal & identity protection services, short term disability, FSA, pet care, and AD&D coverage
  • Semi-flexible schedule

To be considered for this opportunity please submit Resume and Cover Letter to by Friday, December 3.