Massachusetts Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Advocates Recruiter in Framingham, Massachusetts


Advocates is seeking a full time Recruiter. This role will initially focus on supporting our affiliate partner, HMEA, with their hiring needs. Over the next year, the recruiter will work with the larger team to transition to a full merger of recruitment systems and processes between HMEA and Advocates.

The Recruiter is responsible for high volume full cycle recruitment processes. Partnering with the Recruitment Team, they design and implement innovative talent strategies to find, engage, hire, and retain talent to meet the staffing needs of the organization.

Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED


  1. Partner with hiring managers to establish current hiring needs, providing consultation regarding recruiting talent.

  2. Develop job postings, job descriptions, and position requirements

  3. Proactively pursue active and passive candidates through social networks, job boards, online platforms, colleges and universities, community events and other various sources. Develop a robust candidate pipeline for current and future needs.

  4. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and company policies.

  5. Screen applicants against current employment opportunities, assessing their suitability and preferences.

  6. Conduct preliminary interviews, determining the candidate's overall eligibility, as needed. Match and present viable candidates to hiring managers based on interview results and staffing needs.

  7. Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers. Ensure ongoing communication to facilitate effective and efficient recruitment process. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the hiring needs for their roles to meeting hiring goals and expectations.

  8. Extend verbal and written employment offers. Participate in candidate negotiations and respond to follow-up questions and other offer-related information.

  9. Facilitate transfer of candidate to appropriate onboarding specialist to coordinate new hire orientation.

  10. Perform reference and background checks as needed.

  11. Stay abreast of recruiting trends and best practices.

  12. Attend and actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.

  13. Perform all duties in accordance with agency’s policies and procedures

  14. Assist Human Resource department in providing excellent customer service and support to all Advocates employees.

  15. Adhere to all principles related to the Advocates Way.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree or High School diploma/equivalent degree and two years of relevant experience required. Experience in the human services industry, preferred.

  2. Strong computer skills: proficiency with Microsoft Office products required. Ability to use applicant tracking systems and navigate online job boards and talent platforms.

  3. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships. Stellar interpersonal skills, excellent communication, and ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization.

  4. Detail oriented approach, strong organizational skills and ability to think and react swiftly.

  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, work under pressure and thrive both independently and within a team.

  6. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  7. Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle.

  8. Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

Apply Now! (

Broadcast via Social Network

Connect With Us!

Job Locations US-MA-Framingham

Minimum Education Required High School Diploma/GED

Job ID 2023-8604

Type Regular Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week 40