HR Intern, San Francisco

Job description

Company Background

At Proper Food, we make it a cinch to eat well on the run. We craft our fare by hand fresh every morning the only we know how – with whole, seasonal ingredients sliced, chopped, and seasoned with care. Nothing phony or factory-made. Just good, proper food that’s packed and ready to go. We cook all our meals from scratch each morning in our commissary kitchen and deliver them to our stores twice a day. At the end of each day, all unsold meals are donated to local food banks.

Proper Food launched in San Francisco in 2014 and has rapidly grown to nine locations in downtown San Francisco, earning accolades from customers, food critics, and local media.

We are looking for an HR intern who can be flexible, quick, keen to learn, has a positive outlook, can-do attitude, and can be self-motivated as well as working well within our team. You report directly to the Director of Human Resources and perform a wide variety of duties at a professional level in the functional areas of; employee file administration, onboarding, payroll, recruiting benefits, and other administrative tasks.



Your Responsibilities

  • Assist Director in auditing, compiling data, and reporting on human resources, new labor laws, and benefits information
  • Facilitate new hire onboarding
  • Maintaining employee files
  • Benefit administration
  • Prepare and process unemployment claims, disability, FLMA, CFRA, PDL, and workers’ compensation claims.
  • Have a general understanding of San Francisco, state, and federal labor laws with the willingness to learn about New York City and state labor laws.
  • Seek ways to support and develop standardized processes and procedures.
  • Assist in the facilitation of recruiting needs.
  • Be responsible for general administrative tasks in support of the HR Director, and other duties that may be assigned accordingly.


This position involves exposure to sensitive information and requires the use of tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment.



What Makes You Great

  • Fluent in English (Spanish is a plus! )
  • Strong interest in Human Resources
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to drive projects to completion
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects
  • Ability to multi-task, and prioritize responsibilities
  • Detail Oriented and comfortable using technology (Mac computer systems, Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Slack, Adobe)
  • Willingness to learn HRIS systems such as ADP Workforce Now, Navia, etc.
  • Passionate about people
  • Unwavering honesty, transparency, and integrity


What We Offer

  • Free Lunch! (Yes, there is such thing!)
  • The opportunity to play a vital role in growing a rapidly expanding concept and the tremendous personal growth that comes with that.
  • Possibility for school credit, if eligible! You over overachiever you!


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a part-time position, that has flexibility but does require 20 hours per week.




Proper Food provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Proper Food celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.