Careers


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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 low-cost medical insurance, 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.

Department: Food Pantry

3445 SW Moss St, Portland, Oregon 97219

 

Job Title: Food Pantry Manager

Salary Range: $40,000 to $45,000

Hours: Exempt, at least 40 hours per week (with benefits)

Department: Food Pantry

Closing Date: Open until filled

Position Description

Reporting to Neighborhood House’s Executive Director, the Food Pantry Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the emergency food box program for low income families living in our service area. Specific responsibilities include customer service, compliance, database management and reporting, working with community and funding partners, and staff and volunteer supervision.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or a related field

AND

  • Two years of increasingly responsible experience related to non-profit operations, develop or community service.

AND

  • Experience working directly with diverse communities, cultures and socioeconomic statuses.

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.

The Food Pantry Manager position requires a valid driver’s license with car insurance that is acceptable to Neighborhood House’s insurance provider, and an acceptable 5-year driving history.


Position requires intermediate computer skills, including specific knowledge and experience using MS Office Suite and experience with database management is preferred.


For immediate consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to dash@nhpdx.org.


Please send resume as an attachment. Links will not be accepted.

 

Department: School Age – Sabin Elementary

4013 NE 18th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97212

Job Title: Teacher
Salary Range: $12.50-$14 DOE
Hours: Part time nonexempt - 2:15-5:30pm
Department: School Age Program - Sabin
Closing Date: Open until Filled

Position Description

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.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with children ages 5-12 in a before and after school program in NE Portland
  • Communicate with parents at drop off and pick up
  • Attend meetings or trainings 2-3 times per month
  • 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 structured group activities as well as serving snack, supervising free choice and participating in recess

Qualified candidates will:

  • Have at least 6 months of experience working with school aged children in a licensed facility or classroom setting
  • Be dedicated, reliable, and organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or be able to immediately get CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler's Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Experience using email

Other Skills & Abilities

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

To Apply:

For Immediate consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to dash@nhpdx.org

Please send resume as an attachment. Links will not be accepted.

 

Department: SOS – 19th Avenue Apartments

6552 SW 19th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97219

 

Job Title: Resident Property Manager (19th Ave.)

Salary Range: $31,200 per year PLUS housing

Hours: Exempt, at least 40 hours per week (with benefits)

Department: Stability & Opportunity Services

Closing Date: Open until filled

Position Description

Reporting to Neighborhood House’s Executive Director, the 19th Avenue Resident Property Manager will be responsible for oversight and management of 19th Avenue Apartments, including renting apartments, tenant relations, ensuring program compliance, maintenance and janitorial duties, fiscal planning, contract compliance, working with the Case Manager, supervising the Facilities Specialist, and other general property management functions.

This position comes with free housing, as the Resident Property Manager will be living on-site at the 19th Avenue Apartments.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or a related field

AND

  • Three years of increasingly responsible experience working in the property management field with a property management company or housing agency with disadvantaged, special needs populations.

OR

  • an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Management experience at a tax credit, section 8 and public housing apartment community and AMR or PHM certification is preferred.

The Resident Property Manager position requires use of a personal vehicle, a valid driver’s license with car insurance that is acceptable to Neighborhood House’s insurance provider, and an acceptable 5-year driving history.

The full job description is available at www.nhpdx.org. Select “Careers” under “Who We Are” and scroll to find the Resident Property Manager (19th Ave.) job description.

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to dash@nhpdx.org. Please send resume as an attachment. Links will not be accepted.

 

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

4720 N Maryland Ave, Portland, OR 97217

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

 

Position has hours available from part time to full time (30+hpw), schedule can flex to you.

Ideal position for stay at home parents, retirees, and students.


Job Title: PCLC Substitute Teacher

Salary Range: $14 per hour

Hours: Non-Exempt, hours will vary depending on availability, typically part-time

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Closing Date: Open until filled

Position Description

Substitute Teachers help out as needed in early childhood education classrooms and cover scheduled and unscheduled absences of other Teachers.  Position will typically be part-time with some hours scheduled in advance and other hours “on-call”.  Children’s ages range from 6 weeks to 5 years.  Center is open Monday through Friday, 7 AM to 6 PM.

Great entry-level opportunity for individuals interested in early childhood education, non-profit operations, social services, and making a difference with future generations.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Experience working with young children.
  • Availability between 7 AM and 6 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills for email and timekeeping.
  • Scheduling flexibility and a positive attitude.

CPR/First Aid certification, Food Handler’s Card, and enrollment in Criminal Background Registry are required

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to dash@nhpdx.org. Please send resume as an attachment. Links will not be accepted.

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Job Title: Kitchen Assistant

Salary Range: $12 per hour

Hours: Full-time

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Position Description

Reporting to the Nutrition Coordinator, Kitchen Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of food service at Peninsula Children’s Learning Center, including appropriate food preparation and serving of planned meals and maintaining a clean food preparation environment. Will be responsible for delivery of prepared food to other locations.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • High School Diploma or GED AND
  • One year of experience cooking for large groups;
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

AND

  • Experience with preschool aged children.
  • Experience with or ability to learn CACFP guidelines and recordkeeping.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn CACFP food components, serving sizes and basic nutrition.
  • Basic organization and planning skills.
  • Excellent food preparation and sanitation skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and troubleshooting skills.

Requires Food Handler’s Card within one week of hire, enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry, and post-offer physical exam and TB test.

Requires a valid driver’s license and car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House’s insurance provider.

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to dash@nhpdx.org. Please send resume as an attachment. Links will not be accepted.

 

Department: Early Head Start – Applegate School

7650 N Commercial Ave, Portland, OR 97217

 

Job Title: Teacher – Early Head Start

Salary: $16.50-$17.50/hour based on experience

Hours: Full time nonexempt, 40 hours per week

Department: Head Start

Closing Date: Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY

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.

Because of the focus of the program where the vacancy exists, preference in hiring given to qualified teacher with Native American heritage.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Assessment
  • Family Engagement and Support
  • Program Management

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • 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 0-3 year old children in an early childhood education setting

AND

  • Knowledge of early childhood development and general principles of early childhood education and developmentally appropriate, multi-cultural, anti-bias curriculum for 0-3 years old.

AND

  • STEP 8.5 or higher on the Oregon Registry or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • At time of hire must be currently enrolled in the Oregon Child Care Division Central Background Registry (CBR) and must be able to maintain current enrollment at all times of employment
  • Within 30 days of employment must attain and maintain current certification of:
    • Adult and Pediatric CPR &b First Aid Certification
    • Food Handler’s Card
  • Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry Step Program

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to dash@nhpdx.org. Please send resume as an attachment. Links will not be accepted.