Careers


Jen and Students

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.

Committment 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. Founded in 1905 by the Portland Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, Neighborhood House was the city’s first organization committed to helping the many immigrants who were arriving at that time, and living primarily in South Portland.

What we do:

Neighborhood House assists low-income, recent immigrant and other 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. 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.

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 fully paid medical plan with no out of pocket expenses for co-pays, prescriptions, out-of-pocket expenses (really!) through our Nonstop Wellness broker, paid dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403B with matching, FSA, and more. We also offer generous paid time off accrual at four weeks for the first year and five weeks for the second year (building up from there), 240 hours PTO paid out upon leaving, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions.

 

Job Title: Applegate EHS Teacher Aide

Department: Applegate EHS

Reports To: Site Director

Pay Rate: $12-13.50/hr DOE

Type: Full Time 10AM-6PM

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher’s Aide at Applegate Early Head Start is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive and fun activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages 6 weeks to 3 years (depending on classroom assigned).

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Co-teach classroom of up to 8 young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Follow leadership and teaching responsibilities of lead teachers
  • Support environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to three years
  • Comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • Support an environment that promotes good health and nutrition
  • Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals when teacher is not present
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children
  • Help maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Support the philosophy that children learn through play
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background
  • Comply with all Neighborhood House and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required.
  • Must be able to stand up to 95% of the day and sustain high level of energy
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to fifty pounds, and regularly kneel, bend and sit on the floor to attend to children’s needs
  • Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children’s well-being.
  • 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.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This position does not supervise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Course work in Early Childhood Education, CDA, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families and children
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details
  • Enrollment in the Oregon 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
  • Oregon 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.

 

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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=128885&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

 

 

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer

Department: Finance

Reports To: Executive Director

Pay: $45k-50k/year

Type: Part Time Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for business management functions of Neighborhood House and development and management of the organizations financial and accounting that include: financial statements, budgets, annual forecasts and trends, and key performance measures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Financial Management Duties:

 

  • Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal, contractual, and statutory financial and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets, including annual forecasting and short term cash management plans.
  • Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board's Finance Committee and the external auditors as necessary.
  • Oversight of all accounting functions including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, reconciliation and cash forecasting.
  • Manage cash for the agency, assuring enough cash on hand for bills, payments, and invest surplus.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation.
  • Ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate.
  • Train and mentor staff throughout the organization on all accounting and financial practices.
  • Regularly communicate financial changes, positions, opportunities, risks and concerns to the Executive Director.
  • Foster and maintain healthy banking relationships.
  • Develop profitability and long-range sustainability.

 

Organizational Responsibilities:

 

  • Liaise with the Treasurer, Finance Committee and/or Audit Committee as appropriate, serving as staff lead for the Finance Committee.
  • Assist the Executive Director, Board Treasurer and Operations Director with financial reporting as required at Board meeting and the Annual Board Retreat.
  • Assist with development of the strategic plan and align budget planning with strategic priorities.
  • Develop staffing requirements in the finance and accounting office.
  • Participate in Building Committee.
  • Understand and manage any new project finance, its real cost and impact on the balance of the organization.
  • Continually monitor organizational and financial risk. Construct and maintain models to inform leadership of the impact of changes in the financial environment. Negotiate and manage necessary insurance policies.
  • Provide fiscal support for all Neighborhood House fund raising activities.
  • Participate in regular meetings of the management and executive teams and general staff.
  • Accept assignments relative to the Board of Directors for the Executive Director.
  • Attend all Board of Director meetings to communicate monthly finance reports.
  • Supervise the accounting team.

 

Contract Management Duties:

 

  • Oversee and monitor all contracts, grants and budget implementation to ensure all conditions and exceptions of any particular grant are met, documented, and that Neighborhood House is in compliance with contract requirements.
  • Prepare monthly contract updates for Executive Director, including timely payments, late reports, and changes in additions or exceptions within any contract or grant statistics and relevant data for all programs.
  • Collaborate with the Program Managers in the development and implementation of strategies to maximize reimbursement under all contracts.
  • Assure fiscal and program compliance, focusing on developing a system to assure compliance moving forward.

 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  • University degree or college diploma in Accounting or Business Management/Administration with a preference for a graduate degree.
  • 7+ years of financial responsibility.

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

  • Financial Skills: Understand numbers and their impact to the organization. Possess experience effectively managing large, multi-million dollar budgets. Experience with a non-profit or public agency preferred, including experience with managing contracts and grants. Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge or similar software is required. Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is required.
  • Ethical Competency: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Communication Abilities: Absorb and process what is heard and seen quickly and communicate relevant information in a manner that is readily understood by the intended audience, including customers and team members. Able to write, read, speak, and understand English.
  • Foster Teamwork: Establish and maintain positive working relationships and work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. Ability to “cross the aisle” and to communicate and work well with key program staff.
  • Leadership Ability: Demonstrate a proven track record of effectively leading people and managing the intricacies of a dynamic organization.
  • Analytical Skills: Assess financial situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear recommendations to the Executive Director which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organize/Prioritize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
  • Strategic Abilities: Demonstrate the ability to see the big picture, developing and driving strategies that make the organization successful.
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be able to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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 manager, clients, service providers, community members and Board. Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making processes. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

 

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY

 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

 

Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider and an acceptable 5-year driving history.

 

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 using a computer monitor and keyboard. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIROMENT

 

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 usually quiet.

 

HAZARAD RISK

 

NOT AT RISK: This position has been determined not to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. This employee is required to take the standardized annual hazard communication 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=128904&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Via Email:

 

If you have difficulty submitting via the above method, please email your resume + cover letter directly to me, and include the TITLE of the job posting in the subject line.

 

personnel@nhpdx.org

 

 

Job Title: Development Coordinator

Department: Development

Reports To: Development Director

Pay: $16-23/hr

Type: Full time exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

  1. Development Coordinator is a key member of our Fundraising/Community Engagement/Communications Team tasked with substantial writing for constituent communications, Neighborhood House publications, social media and media releases. Collaborates with Development Team to coordinate fundraising and donor cultivation events, supporting community relations campaigns and working to build relationships for the organization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primarily responsible for creating content to implement NH’s annual P.R./communications plan, e.g. media releases and articles for Neighborhood House publications, website content.
  • Use e-communication software to manage agency email list and publish monthly e-newsletter.
  • Manage and build NH’s social media presence.
  • Coordinate annual fundraising events/campaigns, including an annual dinner/auction.
  • Coordinate donor cultivation events, including annual Leadership Circle Dinner.
  • Work to support existing and build new community partnerships.
  • Recruit and train event committee members and volunteers.
  • Support community-based resource development efforts, including annual SW HOPE: Feed the Hungry Campaign and Winter Wishes gift drive.
  • Develop basic promotional materials for some events and campaigns.
  • Assist with production and coordination of direct mail projects.
  • Work with Development Director to create additional events/campaigns to reach new donor constituencies.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field, and at least two years of experience in non-profit fundraising.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This position does not supervise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), including strong copywriting abilities.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite. Basic proficiency in InDesign, or similar graphic design software preferred.
  • Experience with fund management database; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
  • Strong event and project management skills with orientation to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with proven ability to build relationships with volunteers and community organizations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; must be flexible and able to adjust to changing job demands.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and evidence of insurability.
  • Available to work some weekend and evening hours.
  • Must pass criminal background check as a condition of employment.
  • Must be passionate about Neighborhood House’s mission of Helping Neighbors Help Themselves; able to work with people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

 

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.

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 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.

 

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

HAZARD RISK

 

NOT AT RISK: This position has been determined not to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. This employee is required to take the standardized annual hazard communication 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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=125526&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

You may also email your resume + cover letter directly if you have trouble with the application website, however please try to complete the application there first prior to emailing. Be sure to include what job you are seeking and where you found the posting.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Job Title: Volunteer & Events Coordinator

Department: Development

Reports To: Development Director

Pay: $18/hr

Type: Full Time Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The FT Volunteer & Events Coordinator is a key member of our “small-but-mighty” Fundraising/Community Engagement/Communications Team tasked with raising critically-needed funds to support and sustain Neighborhood House’s economic equity work in the community. This position oversees Neighborhood House’s Volunteer Program, including recruitment, placement, and tracking of approximately 600 volunteers annually in our CRM software. The position will also increase the agency’s visibility by representing Neighborhood House at community events, and developing partnerships with new businesses and community organizations. Lastly, it will have a major role in planning our annual dinner-auction, and will oversee several smaller donor cultivation and fundraising events.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Community Engagement and Volunteer Program Administration Duties:

  • Maintain updated menu of opportunities for community involvement, including client-driven initiatives, volunteer projects and other opportunities for business and community investment.
  • Responsible for volunteer recruitment activities such as maintenance of Neighborhood House volunteer web-page and other web-based recruitment tools and outreach at community events.
  • Represent Neighborhood House regularly at community events.
  • Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Process all volunteer applications, including screening and placement in the volunteer program.
  • Collect volunteer service data from Program Managers on a monthly basis.
  • Staff 6-8 Family Volunteer Night events per year, and other volunteer events.
  • Recruit and supervise volunteers in support of Development events and projects, such as mailings and outreach activities.


 

Fête Locale – Annual Dinner Auction:

 

  • Help Develop team identify event concept/theme.
  • Use AuctionPay software to set up the event website for use in procurement, ticket sales and guest registration.
  • Oversee procurement of auction items and catalogue ad sales.
  • Coordinate volunteers assisting with procurement, ads sales, data entry and decorations.
  • Complete donation tracking paperwork for volunteers to use in data-entry.
  • Oversee purchasing of event supplies.
  • Oversee event logistics and administration, including generating auction materials from AuctionPay software and assembling packets for attendees.
  • Recruit staff and other volunteers for the day of the event.
  • Supervise day of volunteers.

 

Donor Cultivation and Small Fundraising Event-related Duties:

 

  • Work with the Development team to plan 6-8 donor cultivation and small fundraising events.
  • Help develop event concepts and timelines.
  • Coordinate with vendors to secure catering and other needed supplies.
  • Engage new and existing business partners to seek donations, and non-profit discounts whenever possible.
  • Supervise volunteers.
  • Monitor timeline to keep events on track.

 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one (1) year of experience in events planning; preferably within the field of non-profit or development setting; and one (1) year experience working or volunteering experience in non-profit fundraising and/or volunteer coordination; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Knowledge of Microsoft Office such as Word and Excel and experience with CRM software, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and event software, preferably AuctionPay. Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills with highly effective oral and written communications skills. Ability to write effective and personalized donor correspondence, including acknowledgement letters for organizations and individuals at all giving levels.

 

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have a strong sense of ethics and understanding of the need for confidentiality.

 

Must have flexibility and be able to adjust to changing job demands.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This position will not supervise staff, but will supervise individual and groups of volunteers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups and ability to work independently.

 

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. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information. Exceptional organizational skills.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

 

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

 

REASONING ABILITY

 

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

 

Must possess valid driver’s license, reliable personal transportation, ability to be insured by the Neighborhood House’ insurance and provide proof of 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 using a computer monitor and keyboard; 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 20 pounds up and down the stairs. Must be capable of moving and maneuvering furniture and equipment as required. 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 usually moderate.

 

HAZARD RISK

 

NOT AT RISK: This position has been determined not to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. This employee is required to take the standardized annual hazard communication 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=130268&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

 

 

Job Title: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center Director

Department: PCLC

Reports To: Associate Director

Pay: $58,000-$65,000/year

Type: Full Time Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Center Director at Peninsula Children’s Learning Center is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, coordinating, and controlling services of the childcare program, exercising independent judgment and decision-making authority as delegated, including budget, policies, procedures, and staff supervision. Under general supervision, the Center Director operates the childcare program in conformance with institutional regulations and licensing provisions. Responsibilities include the overall management of the center’s early childhood program and its operation, facilitating, planning and coordinating of the children's educational programs and activities. The Center Director is dedicated to the development of the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional, and intellectual growth of children, working with families and staff to carry out the mission and vision of the center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead a collaborative strategic assessment, planning, and growth process to align the newly merged PCLC with other NH programming.
  • Administer the operations of the Peninsula Children’s Learning Center by ensuring the quality of all activities and instruction.
  • Oversee all contractual compliance and operate the center in accordance with Child Care Division licensing regulations, QRIS/Spark!, Public Health, and other governing agencies at all times.
  • Implement age appropriate curriculum, subject matter, and developmental activities for all children served. Demonstrate understanding and articulate and instruct others in the use of a variety of early childhood education pedagogies.
  • Provide leadership, planning, implementation, and compliance with performance standards of Neighborhood House Head Start in designated pre-school classrooms and OCDC Early Head Start infant, toddler, and junior rooms.
  • Hire, supervise, train, coach, mentor, evaluate, and discipline assigned employees; ensure that staff provide prompt, courteous, and high quality service to internal and external customers.
  • Maintain own professional development plan and promote both mandatory and elective professional development opportunities for PCLC staff.
  • Lead the PCLC team in promoting diversity, inclusion, equity, and cultural agility, and work in collaboration with NH to implement these goals as continual improvement practices at PCLC.
  • Assist in the development of the PCLC annual budget. Monitor and control revenue and expenditures, and present course corrections and budget modifications as necessary and provide fiscal reports to agency, funder, and advisory committees as required.
  • Deepen parent engagement at PCLC by establishing a welcoming environment for parents and recruit parents and grandparents as volunteers. In addition, provide center tours to prospective families and discuss enrollment procedures, fees and policies of PCLC with families.
  • Confer with appropriate NH coordinators to ensure that appropriate nutrition, health, family services, and other related services meet the needs of children and families being served.
  • Collaborate with Early Childhood Director, Parenting Program Manager, and Head Start Supervisors and OCDC for program planning.
  • Engage in innovative program planning by doing the following:
    1. Assist in performing the periodic community assessment and strategic plan.
    2. Assist in development of yearly calendars and annual staff training plan.
    3. Participate in the annual self-assessment process, including development of an assessment form, findings report, and improvement plan.
  • Collaborate with the Development department to produce effective marketing materials and methods to increase visibility and enrollment of PCLC and to drive revenue through grants and fundraising.
  • Provide effective record-keeping and reporting by the following:
    1. Submit monthly reports by the 10th of each month with previous month data on enrollment, health and family services, monitoring updates, staff issues/concerns, trainings, meetings attended, etc.
    2. Submit quarterly report on the 10th of the month after each quarter to include center progress on goals, major accomplishments, monitoring activities, trainings, and enrollment and budget statistics
    3. Provide reports as requested by funders, Early Childhood Director, or NH Associate Director.
  • Hold regular supervision meetings with all direct reports. Lead regular PCLC admin team meetings. Participate in NH management meetings.
  • Actively participate in NH All-Staff and PCLC trainings and pertinent Head Start meetings/trainings.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in early childhood education, child and human development or a closely related field and a minimum of 5 years of mid-management and strong supervisory experience over an early childhood function/program is required. Step 10 or higher on the Oregon Registry is also required, OR;
  • MA/MS degree plus 3 years management experience and 3 years supervisory experience. Step 10 or higher on the Oregon Registry is also required

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Center Director is responsible for the overall tone and success of staff management for the child care center, but maintains direct supervision of the PCLC management team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of the care and education of young children.
  • Understanding of developmental and special education issues and needs of young children.
  • Knowledge of resources and services available to meet developmental and special education needs
  • Knowledge of State and Federal child care regulations
  • Knowledge of Head Start regulations.
  • Ability to obtain the Food Handler’s Card.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organization and planning skills.
  • Good math and analytical skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with little supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and have good professional boundaries.
  • Must establish responsive and inclusive working relationships with all staff, children, families, community partners and other involved with PCLC and Neighborhood House.

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Accept new assignments at the discretion of the Associate Director.
  • Serve on agency-wide committees

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Active commitment to pursuing diversity, inclusion, equity, and cultural agility at PCLC and NH.

 

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.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Minimum of Step 10 on Oregon Registry

 

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 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.

 

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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.

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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=130264&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

Job Title: School Age/PreK site director

Department: School Age Programs

Reports To: School Age Program Director

Pay: $15/hr

Type: Full Time Nonexempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

This position is partially teaching and partially administration. A site director is responsible for managing an on- site before and after school program at one of the schools in which we provide programming. Site directors create a classroom structure and curriculum, work with children before and after school, and manage other staff on site. This position also requires a highly organized self- manager who can keep track of paperwork, licensing requirements and communications with parents, supervisors and PPS employees.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manage a before and after school program in NE Portland, potentially children Pk-12 years old. and assistant teachers as well as the pre-K before and after school program with ages 3-5
  • Communicate with parents and school officials regularly
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings
  • Serve snacks
  • Develop curriculum and prepare lesson/ activity plans
  • Become familiar with and adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  • At least 2 years of experience working with children in a licensed facility
  • Knowledge of child development for ages PreK-12 with documentation to prove such as college transcripts, training certificates, CDA or at least step 9 in the Oregon Registry
  • At least one year training/ experience in management and supervision of adults or able to get training

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Supervise 2 or more staff people

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • At least 21 years old
  • 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 6:30am- 6:00pm, ability to be flexible
  • Knowledge of using email

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

  • Reliable transportation
  • Basic knowledge of excel and word and Google Docs (or other similar programs) as well as basic computer and internet skills
  • Teaching certificate is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Child Development, Art Education or related degree is a plus
  • Ability to fluently speak a language in addition to English is a plus

 

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.

 

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 may be required to sit for short 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.

 

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=130085&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

 

 

Job Title: PCLC Lead Teacher
Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center
Reports To: Program Manager
Pay Rate: $12.00-$14.00
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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=128984&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

 

Job Title: Preschool Teacher – Before and after School

Department: Faubion

Reports To: Site director

Pay: $12-$14/hr

Type: Full time nonexempt

 

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 ten young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Maintaining a 10 to 1 ratio at ALL times
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team.
  • Create an intentional learning environment which facilitates children’s exploration 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
  • Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations
  • Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Greet parents as they drop students off in the morning or pick them up in the afternoon
  • Check in or follow up with parents about successes or challenges the student faces while in our care
  • Direct parents to the Site Director or Program Director if they have questions or concerns that you are not equipped to handle.
  • Verify the identification of any adult you do not recognize before sending a child with that adult
  • Ensure that parents are able to reach the site by phone
  • Contacting parents daily if expected students do not attend after school
  • Assisting Site Director and Lead Teacher in informing parents of school closures and/ or special events or circumstances
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child’s educational process
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required.
  • Be available for scheduled shifts between the hours of 6:30-8:30 am and/ or 2:30- 6:00 pm as assigned by Program Director and Site Director and ability to keep track of schedule changes as they occur
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  • Completion of 20 credits (semester system) or 30 credits (quarter system) of training at a college or university in: Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Recreation, Special Education ,or Early Childhood Education
  • A one year state or nationally recognized credential related to preschool age care.
  • At least one year of qualifying teaching experience, with at least one year as a teacher, in a Certified Child Care Center or comparable group care program in the care of preschool age children.
  • Completion of 10 semester credits or 15 quarter credits of training at a college or university in: Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Recreation, Special Education ,or Early Childhood Education and at least 6 months of qualifying teaching experience in a Certified Child Care Center or comparable group care program in the care of preschool age children

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Teacher will commit to and follow the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • 24 hours of ongoing professional development to meet QRIS standards and manage these hours through ORO independently
  • Staying current with knowledge and research of early childhood education and care
  • Documentation of attaining at least step 7 in the Oregon Registry

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families and children
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details

 

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.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

 

  • Enrollment in the CCD Criminal History Registry and maintain this.
  • Obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment and maintain:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Oregon Food Handlers card
    • Enrollment in Oregon Registry Online
    • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

 

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 must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure the children’s well-being. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and regularly kneel, bend, and sit on the floor to attend to children’s needs. 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.

 

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=128985&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

 

 

Job Title: Floater and Substitute Teacher - Peninsula school age programs

Department: Peninsula school age programs

Reports To: School age program director

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part Time

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12. This is an on call position. A substitut 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 5-12 in a before and after school program in NE Portland
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Serve snacks
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Report to the site director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Some experience working with 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 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm as needed
  • Knowledge of using email

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • none

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • 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
  • Knowledge of using email

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
 

  • Reliable transportation

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 basic mathematical concepts.

REASONING ABILITY

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

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; 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 25 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.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=38117&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

 

Job Title: Teacher

Department: School Age Programs

Reports To: School Age Program Director

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part Time Nonexempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

This is a teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12. A teacher helps support the site director in developing and teaching curriculum each day as well as supporting students in social and emotional development. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Work with children ages 5-12 in a before and after school program in NE Portland
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Attend meetings or trainings 2-3 times per month
  • Serve snacks
  • Support the site director with lesson/ activity plans
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Report to the site director

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  • At least 3 months of experience working with children in a licensed facility
  • 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 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm daily
  • Knowledge of using email

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • none

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • At least 18 years old
  • 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
  • Knowledge of using email

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to fluently speak a language in addition to English is a plus

 

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.

 

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.; 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.

 

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

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/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=126796&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

 

Job Title: Floater teachers

Department: PCLC Early child education

Pay: $11.25-13/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=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


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Job Title: PCLC Relief Teacher

Department: Peninsula Childrens Learning Center

Reports To: PCLC Department Manager

Pay: $11.25-12.25/hr

Type: Part Time

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher at Peninsula Children's Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive 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
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children.
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team
  • Create an intentional learning environment which facilitates children's exploration 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 8. Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations --Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child's educational process
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required.
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

 

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.

 

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.

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
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=34235&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

 

Job Title: Head Start Teachers Assistant Substitute

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Nancy Perin

Pay: $11.46-13.75/hr

Type: On Call

 

Position Description

 

This position will be responsible for working in conjunction with the Head Start Teachers on classroom operations in a team-teaching setting that follows Head Start performance standards, using effective Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD, nurturing the well-being of children and implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) strategies.

Essential Duties and ResponsibilitieS

 

  • Assist in the development and implementation of appropriate lesson plans using Creative Curriculum and observations and data from Teaching Strategies GOLD.
  • Assist to prepare the classroom and outdoor environments according to lesson plans. Assist in setup and cleanup of activities and projects both in the classroom and outside.
  • Assist with classroom meals.
  • Help 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.
  • Attend all Head Start and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.

 

Education and Experience:

 

Associate’s degree or Child Development Associate certificate in pre-school or two (2) years post-secondary education with some coursework in early childhood education as defined by the Oregon Registry Step 7 that includes 12 quarter college course credits or 8 semester college course credits; and two (2) years of experience teaching 3-5 year old children in an early childhood education setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and troubleshooting skills.

Required skills include: excellent oral and written communication skills; good organization/ planning skills; good analytical skills to read outcomes reports and measure a child’s progress; and good computer skills with Microsoft Office and TS Gold preferred.

Knowledge of early childhood development and general principles of early childhood education and knowledge of developmentally appropriate, multi-cultural, anti-bias curriculum for 3-5 year olds is required.

Home visiting or other direct experience working with parents is preferred. Ability to speak conversationally in one of the languages represented by the client base is preferable.

Qualifications:

 

Demonstrated proficiency in handling matters of a highly sensitive confidential nature; ability to assume a high degree of responsibility; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups; and ability to work independently and in a team setting. Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed. Ability to model positive and appropriate interactions with children and other adults.

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

Position Considerations:

  • Ability to obtain Food Handler’s Card is required and reimbursed by Neighborhood House.
  • Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry and 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.
  • Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

 

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=34246&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

 

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