Staff Well-Being Consultant

  • Development
  • Anywhere
Organization: HIAS
Closing date: 8 Mar 2021


HIAS seeks a Staff Well-Being Consultant to support the agency’s mission to create and improve staff well-being initiatives. As a humanitarian organization, HIAS staff work to serve some of the most vulnerable around the world in challenging and complex working environments. The Staff Well-Being Consultant will be responsible for the planning, design, and overall project management of a staff well-being framework. This includes development of an assessment of the current state of our employees’ well-being along with managing and developing policies, structures and systems to align with HIAS’ mission and values.


  • Lead the development of a staff well-being framework at HIAS (or duty of care framework), in close collaboration with HIAS leadership.

  • Complete project planning and scheduling for the initiatives, from the high-level planning phase to detailed short-term activity scheduling.

  • Engage and facilitate meetings with stakeholders globally to understand the risks, issues, gaps, and resources related to staff well-being.

  • Help define and identify what staff care and well-being means within HIAS and as individual staff members.

  • Identify needs and implement initiatives tailored to our US-based staff members and international staff, as needs and resources may vary depending on assigned HIAS projects, departmental priorities and regional needs.


  • Report on areas staff feels HIAS is doing well along with areas of improvement and resources needed based on staff feedback.

  • Establish metrics to assess the impact and effectiveness of ongoing well-being programs through the use of surveys, dashboards, action plans and reports.

  • Identify and prepare adjustable short term and long term recommendations with minimal/greater financial impact on the organization.

  • Development materials include but are not limited to:

    • Well-being training packets to be rolled out across HIAS globally with the ability to adapt per country if needed depending on needs and context.

    • Well-being training packet for management.

    • Individual well-being plans to help staff identify and monitor their own well-being and needs.

  • Curate and recommend employee events, such as birthdays, anniversaries, employee recognition and other ways to improve positivity and engagement within our global offices.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 6 years of progressive experience with Duty of Care-related initiatives in the INGO community.

  • In depth knowledge of duty of care initiatives, including staff wellness, peer resilience support, safety and security.

  • Experience in project management with cross-functional projects.


HIAS is a global Jewish nonprofit organization working across five continents to ensure that refugees and displaced persons are protected. Throughout the United States, we help refugees reunite with families, resettle and become self-sufficient. Guided by our values and history, we help refugees rebuild their lives in safety and security and advocate to ensure that all displaced people are treated with dignity.

HIAS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religious creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, childbirth, age, protected veteran status, political orientation or other legally protected status.

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