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Neighborhood House is always looking for qualified, caring and committed people to join our staff. Our team members enjoy a major benefit--knowing their work changes lives and makes our community stronger. Neighborhood House is an equal opportunity employer. We deeply value and encourage cultural diversity in all our programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Neighborhood House that we acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a college community. We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons that are a part of our community and further strive to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Neighborhood House does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, genetics, or veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy complies with letter of applicable federal and local laws, including Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Commitment to Equity

Neighborhood House's program participants represent a remarkably diverse mix of ethnicities and cultures. To meet the needs of these diverse communities, Neighborhood House offers culturally-specific services for African, Latino, Middle Eastern and Russian immigrants in various programs. We have many bilingual staff who speak Spanish, Russian and Somali and other African languages to effectively reach out to non-English speakers and to insure they feel welcome and are getting the help they need. We believe an equitable workforce will strengthen and enrich our organization and strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or otherwise.

Internships

***Now accepting applications for our Equity in Education Internship Program***

The program runs January to March, and Interns must be able to commit for a 10 week, 5-6 hours per week schedule.

Position Descriptions can be found here.
Internship Application

Send completed application and resume to cvaughn@nhpdx.org

CURRENT OPENINGS

Who we are:

Neighborhood House is here for families facing hunger and homelessness, vulnerable seniors, and children who need help in school

What we do:

Neighborhood House assists vulnerable people living in the greater Portland area. Our programs serve disadvantaged children needing help to be successful in school, families facing hunger and homelessness, and seniors needing support so they can remain living active and independent lives.

Neighborhood House’s program participants represent a remarkably diverse mix of ethnicities and cultures. We believe an equitable workforce will strengthen and enrich our organization and strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or otherwise.

What we offer our employees:

Neighborhood House believes our employees are our best investment. Because of this, we provide an excellent full-time (30 hours and above) benefits package including a low-cost medical plan with no additional out-of-pocket expenses (Really!) through our Nonstop Wellness broker, low-cost dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403b retirement, FSA, and more. We also offer a generous paid time off policy, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions. Finally Neighborhood House employees are eligible for credit in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

To view all current job openings follow this link, or continue on to see the individual postings below.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

 

Job Title: Head Cook

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Nutrition Coordinator

Pay: $14.00-$16.04/hr

Type: Full time nonexempt
 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for meal service for the Head Start classrooms and Early Head Start group socials, maintaining meal planning paperwork, ensuring appropriate preparation and serving of planned meals, maintaining food inventory, purchasing food and supplies for child meals, and maintaining a clean food preparation environment.

 

This position is a based on a 40-hour work week for 42-43 weeks per program year between mid-August-beginning of June.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Menu Planning Duties:

  • Develop the 6-week cycle menu and submit to Nutrition Coordinator for approval.
  • Complete the menu planning forms for each day of meal service.
  • Maintain a file of all menus, food planning records, and recipes.
  • Fill out the Change of Menu Notification form if needed.

Food Purchasing Duties:

  • Work with the Nutrition Coordinator to develop and implement procurement procedures that ensure that goods and services are obtained efficiently, economically and in compliance with state and Federal law.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed recipes for all of the food on the menu, including time needed to prepare.
  • Develop weekly food and food service supplies purchasing list and order from appropriate food vendors using online ordering systems if available.
  • Submit food purchased invoices to the Nutrition Coordinator weekly.
  • Maintain a continuous file of food purchases and inventory of food.

Food Preparation Duties:

  • Prepare daily breakfasts and lunches on time, in a sanitary manner, in adequate quantity, and tasting,   looking good with appropriate consistency.
  • Ensure the appropriate kinds and quantities of food for snacks are set out daily for the classrooms.
  • Ensure food is maintained at appropriate temperatures.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of classroom nutrition projects that follow classroom procedures.

Kitchen Equipment Duties:

  • Ensure that all equipment used in the meal service (such as dishes, pots and utensils, kitchen counters) are cleaned and sanitized daily.
  • Ensure that major equipment (such as the refrigerator, stoves, and microwave) are cleaned and sanitized monthly.
  • Ensure cupboards and other storage areas are cleaned twice a year.
  • Maintain an inventory of equipment and make recommendations to the supervisor when additional equipment is needed.

Kitchen Staffing Duties:

  • Schedule staff coverage of the kitchen and work with kitchen staff to determine any additional supply or equipment needs.
  • Ensure that the general appearance and cleanliness of the kitchen is maintained.
  • Report any major maintenance or repair problems to the Nutrition Coordinator as needed.
  • Facilitate the smooth functioning of the kitchen and meal service by coordinating services and communication of information.
  • Complete reports as requested.

Attends Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and other food, sanitation and nutrition trainings as required and/or needed.

Attend all Head Start staff meetings and trainings and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED and two (2) years of experience cooking for large groups; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Food service management and purchasing experience preferred.

Experience with preschool aged children. Experience with or ability to learn CACFP guidelines and record keeping.  Knowledge of CACFP food components, serving sizes and basic nutrition.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and troubleshooting skills. Excellent organizational, planning, food preparation and sanitation skills.  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will act as Lead for the Assistant Cook and Kitchen Assistant(s).

Assist with ensuring all program activities are operated in compliance with internal and external laws and regulations.

Scope of responsibility includes Lead for the Kitchen Assistant(s). Carry out lead responsibilities in accordance with Neighborhood House’s policies and procedures and all applicable laws. Responsibilities may include assisting with interviewing, hiring, and/or training employees; assisting with planning, assigning, and/or directing work; assisting with conducting appraisal performance; and assisting with addressing and resolving complaints. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated proficiency in handling confidential nature; ability to assume a high degree of responsibility; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals, groups and community partners; and ability to work independently. Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises, and solve problems as needed.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers. Ability to work as a team player. 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and measuring. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

-Ability to obtain Food Handler’s Card within one (1) week of hire; reimbursed by Neighborhood House.

-Ability to obtain ServSafe Manager Certification within six (6) months of hire; reimbursed by Neighborhood House.

-Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry; reimbursed by Neighborhood House.

-Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test.

-Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and have/maintain car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to move and stand for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, or crouch. The employee must carry 50 pounds and climb up and down stairs carrying 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required to balance competing demands of callers, walk-ins and other interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=247226&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001


 

All Positions:

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Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

personnell@nhpdx.org



Job Title: Lead Teacher

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $16.50-$18/hr

Type: Full time nonexempt

POSITION SUMMARY

Neighborhood House’s Head Start program provides an opportunity for participants to learn, grow, and thrive in an environment that emphasizes parents as primary teachers, a co-operative environment between families, teachers, Family Advocates, Home Visitors, and other staff, connection to community resources, and learning through child-led play. Our program is designed to meet the needs of and to provide school readiness skills to all eligible children, including those with special needs and disabilities, so our communities’ children and families are stronger for life.

This position will be responsible for lead classroom operations in a team-teaching environment that follows Oregon Childcare Division licensure requirements and Head Start Performance Standards, using effective Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD (TS GOLD), nurturing the well-being of children and implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) strategies.

This position is a based on a 40 hour work week for 42-43 weeks per program year between mid-August-beginning of June. Pay:$16.50-$18.00/hour and based on experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Classroom Management

  • Establish and maintain a positive classroom climate, utilizing PBIS framework
  • Ensure the safety of children and staff in the classroom at all times and monitor the physical and social/emotional wellbeing of the children while relating to each child with acceptance, understanding, and care
  • Supervise students in order to protect students from conditions harmful to learning, mental and physical health, and safety
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, staff, equipment, materials, and facilities, indoors and outdoors
  • Ensure the classroom supplies and children’s art, routine charts, word labels, etc. are at the children’s eye level and easily accessible
  • Follow a consistent routine which includes: small and large group activities, skill development, choice-time, music and art, structured physical activity, free play, and effective transitions between activities
  • Arrange the classroom environment to encourage exploration, problem solving, team-building/positive socialization, choice-making, and an area for down time
  • Ensure all adults in the classroom understand and practice positive behavior management
  • Ensure all adults in the classroom know the safety, health, and emergency management policies and procedures

 

Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Assessment

  • Develop and implement appropriate lesson plans using Creative Curriculum, classroom observations and data from various assessment tools by:
  • Leading the teaching team in developing and implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans that include all developmental domains (social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language/literacy);
  • Ensuring lesson plans are both children and teacher directed, inclusive of all children and utilize an anti-bias curriculum based on the needs, abilities, and interests of enrolled children;
  • Establish weekly, monthly, and yearly goals that promote individual and group educational plans and include Head Start Performance Standard requirements;
  • Submitting weekly lesson plans to the Education Coordinator and post lesson plans in the classroom;
  • Ensuring Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) and Individual Family Services Plans (IFSP) goals/strategies are incorporated into weekly lesson planning and classroom set-up
  • Participate in monthly Professional Learning Communities (PLC), that may include other lead teachers, the classroom teaching staff, the Education, Inclusion, and Health and Family Services Coordinators, other staff, as well as with classroom Family Advocate

 

Family Engagement and Support

  • Promote a classroom and site atmosphere that reinforces meaningful involvement of families and volunteers, e.g. reading, leading an activity, introducing family culture
  • Support the role of families as the first and primary teachers of their children and assist families in understanding child development and positive parenting techniques
  • Conduct the required twice yearly parent/teacher conferences and home visits for the purpose of developing and updating the child’s ILP, supporting the family to meet their own parenting goals, and to share information about progress and educational strategies in the classroom and at home
  • Educate families on the meaning of Kindergarten Readiness and assist them with kindergarten transition information
  • Communicate regularly with families about their child’s progress in the classroom, as well as review the results and implications of all developmental screenings, throughout the program year
  • Regularly meet with the Family Advocate assigned to the classroom to discuss child and family updates and concerns
  • Assist in the planning of and actively participate in family engagement events

 

Program Management

  • Develop and update a written ILP for each child with parent input and, if applicable, include IFSP goals in the ILP plan and document in Child Plus as they occur
  • Document observations of children and finalize checkpoints in TS GOLD for each child three times a year according to established timelines
  • Maintain accurate records in child files and Child Plus based on program policies
  • Document bi-yearly home visits, in Child Plus within 2 weeks after they occur
  • Complete and document required Ages and Stages (ASQ & ASQ:SE) developmental screenings within 45 days of child first entering program and interpret the screening results with the Inclusion Coordinator to determine if further evaluation is needed
  • Work with admin staff to utilize classroom assessments to improve child, family, and program outcomes
  • Meet with the early intervention team for each child with an IFSP to coordinate disabilities services once per year and as needed thereafter

 

Other

  • Assist in program policy and procedure development and updating as needed
  • Participate in program and agency committees when available
  • Attend all Head Start and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings
  • Attend and actively participate in required trainings and appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Engage in regular self-assessment and supervisor assessment of job performance
  • Participate in the program’s annual self-assessment as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge of early childhood development and general principles of early childhood education and developmentally appropriate, multi-cultural, anti-bias curriculum for 3-5 year olds is required
  • An Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development; or a related degree with coursework that includes 30 quarter/20 semester college credits in ECE, Child Development, Elementary Education, or Special Education; and 1 year of experience teaching 3-5 year old children in an early childhood education setting; and STEP 8.5 or higher on the Oregon Registry or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic Proficiency of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher
  • Basic Proficiency of Outlook Mail, Calendar, and One Drive
  • Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred
  • Direct experience working with parents is preferred
  • Ability to speak conversationally in one of the languages spoken by the client base preferred

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no direct supervision but will be the lead in the classroom and will be expected to mentor and support the professional growth of the classroom teaching staff, as well as ensure all adults in the room understand program policies, procedures, and requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to model positive and appropriate interactions with children and other adults
  • Ability to assume a high degree of responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive matters in a confidential nature

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

REASONING ABILITY

Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, group planning, and decision-making processes 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Within 30 days of employment must attain both an Adult and Pediatric CPR & First Aid Certification and Food Handler’s Card, as well as maintain current certification of each

At time of hire must be currently enrolled in Oregon Child Care Division Central Background    Registry and must be able to a maintain current enrollment at all times of employment

Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry Step Program

Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test

Must have a valid Oregon Driver’s License and proof of insurance, as well as own vehicle for home visits

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasional sitting using a computer monitor and keyboard

Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching

Frequent sitting on child size chairs and on the floor with children

Ability to physically engage with and run after children daily

The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, kneel, or crouch

The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required to balance competing demands of callers, walk-ins and other interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=245463&lang=en_US&source=CC4

All Positions:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title:
Floating Teacher

Department: PCLC Early child education

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part time

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position at an early childhood education center with kids ages 6 weeks-5 years. The center is open 7am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and regular hours will be within this timeframe. A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an early childhood center in N Portland

Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up

Serve meals and snacks in accordance with developmental best practices and USDA standards

Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and center rules and requirements

Work in classrooms with a 4:1 or 10:1 ratio depending on children’s age, assisting lead teachers in all aspects of developmentally appropriate childcare

Report to the operations director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Some experience working with young children

Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education

Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number

Available between the hours of 7am and 6pm; regular schedule will be assigned

Basic computer knowledge including email

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

Qualifications

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
  • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  • Food Handlers Card
  • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  1. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  2. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  3. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  4. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  5. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  6. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  7. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=122254&lang=en_US&source=CC3Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: Substitute teacher

Department: PCLC Early child education

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part time

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position at an early childhood education center with kids ages 6 weeks-5 years. The center is open 7am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and regular hours will be within this timeframe. A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an early childhood center in N Portland

Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up

Serve meals and snacks in accordance with developmental best practices and USDA standards

Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and center rules and requirements

Work in classrooms with a 4:1 or 10:1 ratio depending on children’s age, assisting lead teachers in all aspects of developmentally appropriate childcare

Report to the operations director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Some experience working with young children

Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education

Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number

Available between the hours of 7am and 6pm; regular schedule will be assigned

Basic computer knowledge including email

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

Qualifications

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
  • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  • Food Handlers Card
  • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  1. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  2. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  3. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  4. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  5. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  6. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  7. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=245212&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: PCLC - Teacher - Toddlers

Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay Rate: $13-15/hr

Type: Full-time non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher is dedicated to the development of the whole child and creates and engages in interactive and fun activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities with lead and/or assistant teachers
  • Create environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Support the philosophy that children learn through play
  • Respect ethnic and cultural differences
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulation requirements
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Coursework in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 on Oregon Registry
  • Preschool CDA
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in licensed center
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families\
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enrollment in the Child Care Division Central Background Registry and willing to obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solve.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to stand up to 95% of the day and sustain a high level of energy. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, and sit on the floor to attend to children's needs. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time using a computer monitor and keyboard; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children's well-being.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters. Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK: This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=245215&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: PCLC Preschool Teacher

Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay Rate: $13-15/hr

Type: Full-time non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher is dedicated to the development of the whole child and creates and engages in interactive and fun activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities with lead and/or assistant teachers
  • Create environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Support the philosophy that children learn through play
  • Respect ethnic and cultural differences
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulation requirements
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Coursework in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 on Oregon Registry
  • Preschool CDA
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in licensed center
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families\
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enrollment in the Child Care Division Central Background Registry and willing to obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solve.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to stand up to 95% of the day and sustain a high level of energy. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, and sit on the floor to attend to children's needs. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time using a computer monitor and keyboard; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children's well-being.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters. Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK: This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

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Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

 

Job Title: Bus Driver
Department: Aging Services
Reports To: Aging Services Program Manager
Pay: $14.50
Type: Part time nonexempt

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for shuttle service for seniors and adults with disabilities Mondays through Fridays. Duties include driving the Downtown and Southwest RideAbout shuttles, and pick-up and take-home for social and nutritional rides, personal needs, and medical trips.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Driving Responsibilities:

  • Drive using all safe driving procedures as outlined by the Ride Connection, Oregon Department of Transportation, and the Federal Department of Transportation.
  • Drive daily bus routes on schedule.
  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip bus inspections.
  • Develop a positive, friendly relationship with seniors and their caregivers and assist in maintaining a safe and friendly atmosphere on the bus.
  • Keep the bus clean daily, inside and out.
  • Arrange for regular bus maintenance and any needed repairs.
  • Monitor the fluid levels in the bus and have gas tank at least one-quarter full before beginning any route.
  • Interact appropriately with seniors and their caregivers.

Administration Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing weekly/monthly/quarterly calendar for clients.
  • Coordinate transportation schedule to maximize senior rider-ship.
  • Complete necessary paperwork on a timely basis for pre and post trip checklists and daily manifest reports.
  • Collect information and maintain data base for senior transportation project.
  • Collect and give donations to the Development Department, per Neighborhood House fundraising guidelines.
  • Attend Aging Services staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma and one (1) year paid driving experience; mini bus preferable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must produce safe driving record for past 5 years. Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word and Excel.

Successful experience working with older adults and experience planning and conducting activities for adults.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups that includes older adults and adults with disabilities; ability to work independently and in a team environment; and ability to provide good customer service and time-management skills.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Good customer service and time-management skills. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Ability to operate wheelchair lift safely.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solving.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must have a valid driver’s license, ability to be insured by the Neighborhood House and provide proof of and maintain personal automobile insurance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time behind the steering wheel; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds up and down the stairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is often noisy.

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK: This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=136045&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org