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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.

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 jdebiasi@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.

 

Neighborhood House is currently hiring an Executive Director:

The Opportunity:

Are you a mission-focused leader who enjoys taking on big projects, building strong organizational cultures that value equity, and facilitating strategic change? As executive director of Neighborhood House, you will lead a team of people who care deeply about supporting our neighbors living in poverty. Your exceptional leadership and management skills will ensure that Neighborhood House effectively fulfills its mission, working collaboratively both within the organization and with dozens of partners. In the near term, your leadership will bolster the organization’s equity and inclusion work and build a common organizational culture following a recent merger with the Peninsula Children’s Learning Center. Your keen financial management, strategic planning, and relationship building skills will see the organization through an expected period of exciting growth, which could include a capital campaign, new funding models, and the addition of affordable housing to NH’s portfolio. The board and staff will appreciate your social justice values, approachability, and sense of humor. Together, we’ll continue Neighborhood House’s legacy.

Mission / Organization

Across the community and across its life span, Neighborhood House delivers innovative and life- changing programs for low-income people of all ages. We believe that with the right support, people can overcome serious challenges.

Founded in 1905, Neighborhood House was the city’s first organization established to help the many immigrants who were arriving and settling in South Portland. For over a century, Neighborhood House has been the primary resource for people in need in South/Southwest Portland, its programs evolving to meet the changing needs of the surrounding community. In the last few years, Neighborhood House has grown dramatically, adding new programs and extending our services across the greater Portlanarea, with a concentration in North Portland. Read more about Neighborhood House’s impressive legacy of service to the community here.

We continue to be a leading Portland non-profit social service provider. We deliver innovative and life- changing programs for low-income people of all ages. Our programs prepare children for success in school and life, help families move beyond poverty, and support seniors to continue living independently. We serve approximately 18,000 low-income children, families, and seniors each year across the greater Portland area – in schools, community centers, public housing sites, and our own facilities. Our clients represent a remarkably diverse mix of ethnicities and cultures, including many recent immigrants from Latin America, Africa, Russia, and the Middle East. We are proud that 38% of our staff members are bicultural and from cultures served by Neighborhood House, and 12% are bilingual.

Our current budget is over $6.5 million.  We have 160 staff members and 108 FTE.


The ED directly supervises five people: Associate Director for Programs, Associate Director for Development and Communications, Director of Finance and Operations, Human Resources Director, and Executive Assistant.


Rick Nitti, who has successfully led the organization for 18 years, is retiring. The board has been planning this transition for months and, in collaboration with Rick, the staff, and an outside consultant, has created a thoughtful and detailed transition plan.
 


Core Values:

Neighborhood House is committed to offering innovative and high-quality education, anti-poverty, and senior support services.

  • Client-focused services: Every neighbor’s different. We reach people where they are to effectively facilitate change.
  • Connection: We are connected to our neighbors.  When we help people in need, our entire community is strengthened.
  • Results: Our programs make a measurable difference in the lives of our clients and in the community.

Link to Full Job Description:  Executive Director Job Description
 

Link to Home Page: www.nhpdx.org


Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Required:
  • BA or BS in Social Services, Education, Public Health, Psychology, Management, Communications, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience as a senior director in a nonprofit organization or government agency or in a relevant field in the private sector, such as community relations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural, diverse environment and to cultivate equity and inclusion in every aspect of the organization’s work.
  • Strong fiscal management skills, including experience in developing and managing budgets in excess of $2 million.
  • Keen relationship and partnership building skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to coach, counsel, supervise, and evaluate job performance of assigned staff in a timely, constructive, and collaborative manner.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lead strategic planning and implementation.
  • General understanding of employment laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Preferred:
  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience as a senior director in a nonprofit organization or government agency or in a relevant field in the private sector, such as community relations.
  • Substantial anti-poverty and social justice work experience.
  • Firsthand and/or learned knowledge of discrimination.
  • Experience successfully cultivating individual and corporate donors.
  • Advocacy experience at the local and state levels.
  • Experience working effectively with a board of directors.
  • Knowledge of Portland and current and potential partners and community resources, as well as a strong set of local relationships and networks.

Salary and Benefits Information:
  • $120,000 - $130,000, depending on experience.
  • At Neighborhood House, we believe our employees are our best investment.  We provide an excellent full-time (30 hours and above) benefits package, including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; a 403B plan; and an FSA (health flexible spending account). We offer generous paid time off accrual at 4 weeks for the first year and 5 weeks for the second year (building up from there), 240 hours PTO paid out upon leaving, and 11 paid holidays per year.
How to Submit an Application:
 
Send a cover letter and chronological resume to our search consultant, Kathy Kniep, at kathy@kkniep.com, by May 19, 5pm. In your cover letter, please tell us how you heard about the position and answer these questions, supplying a one-paragraph answer to each:

1. What do you consider to be the three greatest barriers to overcoming urban poverty in the U.S.?

2. In thinking about a single leadership position you’ve held or about your leadership positions collectively, what are you most proud to have accomplished?

An email acknowledgement will be sent to all applicants within two business days. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within that timeframe, please contact Kathy Kniep: kathy@kkniep.com / 503-309-3433.

Applications received after May 19, 5pm, may not be considered.

All inquiries will be handled confidentially.
 

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Department: Finance

Reports To: Finance Director

Pay: $20-22/hr

Type: Part time

POSITION SUMMARY

Provides professional support to the organization’s finance and business operations, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the accounting and reporting systems as well as the development and maintenance of ad hoc projects as necessary. Responsible for general accounting to include, but not limited to, journal entries, intercompany transactions, accounting reconciliations and payroll.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Applies relevant general accounting methods and controls to two or more functional areas such as budgets, grants, funds, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll to achieve timely and accurate processing and reporting of business data.

Resolves moderately complex accounting problems by applying an overall understanding of account relationships within the agency.

Prepares income and expense statements for interdepartmental fund account transfers.

Classifies revenues and expenditures to appropriate funds and accounts.

Prepares individual and consolidated balance sheets while adhering to accounting system controls as mandated by institution policies, state statutes, and/or audit stipulations.

Posts, balances and closes accounts; reconciles accounts to general ledgers and prepares adjusting entries as required.

Prepares journal vouchers and enters payable invoices and travel reimbursements into the accounting system.

Identifies out of balance conditions, tracks errors through accounting system, and makes appropriate reversals or correcting entries.

Compares current account balances with budget limits and prepares reports and statistical studies; prepares special budget analysis reports as requested by supervisors.

Uses accounting records and supporting documentation to compile financial statements.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or in a related field. Two years of accounting experience. Applicable work experience in lieu of education will be accepted on 1:1 basis. Requires experience and proficiency knowledge of MS Excel. Familiarity with non-profit accounting and non-profit Financial Edge preferred.

A high degree of accuracy is required in all aspects of accounting work. Ability to effectively communicate complex financial matters verbally and in writing.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job does not supervise.

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.

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.

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 30 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 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:
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=125744&lang=en_US&source=CC3

All postings:

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

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Job Title: Development Coordinator

Department: Development

Reports To: Development Director

Pay: $17.50-$21.32/hr

Type: Full time exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

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

All postings:

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

 

Job Title: Child Care Center Director

Department: Early Childhood Services

Reports To: Associate Director

Pay: $28-$32/hr ($58,240-$66,560/yr)

Type: Full Time Exempt

Position Summary

Responsible for managing the overall operations of the Peninsula Children’s Learning Center (PCLC) at Neighborhood House. Ensures compliance with all licensing and Head Start Performance Standards.  Responsible for staff management, scheduling, hiring, enrollment, family relationships and center events.  Ensure a caring and safe learning environment with top quality activities and curriculum for children, 6 weeks to 5 years. Cherish diversity and engage effectively with children, parents, families and staff representing diverse backgrounds, languages and values. Collaborate effectively with community and agency partners. Exhibit strong fiscal management and staff supervision skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Lead a collaborative strategic assessment, planning and growth process to align the newly merged PCLC with other NH programming.
  1. Administer the operations of the Peninsula Childhood Learning Center by ensuring the quality of all activities and instruction.
  1. 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.
  1. Responsible for the implementation of age appropriate curriculum, subject matter and developmental activities for all children served.  Understands and can articulate and instruct others in the use of a variety of early childhood education pedagogies.
  1. Responsible to 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.
  1. Hire, supervise, train, coach, mentor, evaluate and discipline assigned employees; ensure that staff provide prompt, courteous and a high quality service to internal and external customers.
  1. Maintain own professional development plan and promote both mandatory and elective professional development opportunities for PCLC staff.
  1. Lead the PCLC team in promoting diversity, inclusion, equity and cultural agility and work in collaboration with NH to implement goals these as continual improvement practices at PCLC.
  1. Assist in the development of the PCLC annual budget.  Monitor and control expenditures and present course corrections and budget modifications as necessary and provide fiscal reports to agency, funder and advisory committees as required.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Collaborate with Early Childhood Director, Parenting Program Manager and Head Start Supervisors and OCDC for program planning.
  1. Engage in innovative program planning by 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.
  1. Collaborate with the Development department to produce effective marketing materials and     methods to increase visibility and enrollment of PCLC.
  1. 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.

      16. Actively participate in NH Allstaff and PCLC trainings and pertinent Head Start meetings/trainings.

 

Nonessential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  1. 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;
  2. 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

  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

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.

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.

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=123924&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Job Title: Home Visitor – Early Oregon Pre-Kindergarten
Department: Head Start
Reports To: Head Start Education Services Supervisor
Pay: $12.31-$17.35/hour
Type: Full-Time


POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for ensuring all early childhood education, disabilities, family services, and health Performance Standards are met in the Early OPK Program, within the classroom and in the home.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in recruitment and enrollment of eligible children by interviewing and assessing families upon intake and completing intakes on applicants to the EOPK program.

-Maintain a caseload of 10-12 families consistent with contractual requirements that includes: 
• completing weekly home visits, 1.5 hours in length, each program year, with each assigned family;   
• involving parents in planning and implementing home visits;
• providing support and guidance to the assigned center parent committee;
• organizing and implementing the required number of group socializations each month for children and their parents; and involving parents in planning individualized and group activities consistent with a developmentally appropriate, anti-bias curriculum.

-Develop family partnership agreements collaboratively with parents that:
• establish working relationship with families through home visits, understanding and respecting each family’s cultures;
• assist in the development of a comprehensive family services plan for each assigned family and identify short-term goals and resource needs;
• provide information about available community services and how to utilize them;
• provide referral information and support as needed;
• assist parents in recognizing family risk factors, such as domestic violence, child abuse, substance abuse, illegal immigration status, homelessness;
• assist parents in developing a plan to resolve the issues, including referral to domestic violence shelters, counseling, drug treatment programs, immigration advisors, shelters and transitional housing;
• follow up with families to assess appropriateness of referrals;
• provide ongoing support and guidance to families; and facilitate the identification and attainment of long-range goals     

-Develop a health plan for each child and family by:
• gathering information on current health status of the family, including health history (within 45 days), nutrition questionnaire (within 45 days), latest physical examination, including immunizations (within 90 days) and latest dental examination (within 90 days);
• obtaining information on current health insurance and medical/dental homes; completing the vision and hearing screening with parents (within 45 days);
• assisting families in obtaining health insurance and establishing medical/dental homes if needed;
• assist families in providing adequate health care for their child, including obtaining well child physicals and immunizations;
• promoting the importance of preventive and on-going health services for all family members; and
• assist parents in developing health plans for all members of the family.

-Assist parents in promoting optimal development of their infant and/or child by:
• assisting parents in gaining awareness of child development and positive, effective parenting;
• involving parents in the developmental screening of their child during home visits (within 45 days);
• involving parents in developing, implementing and updating ILPs (Individual Learning Plans) for their child; and conducting an ongoing assessment with the parents by recording regular observations of children engaged in a variety of activities and with a variety of materials and people.
• supporting families in accessing early intervention services and participating in the IFSP process when appropriate

-Meet weekly with the Education Services Supervisor and periodically with the Family and Health Services Supervisor to review the progress on and/or current situations of each family.

-Maintain accurate record keeping and report information as requested by
• documenting all home visits, goals, follow-up and contacts;
• completing all record keeping accurately and in a timely manner; and
• completing monthly reports that need to be submitted to the Supervisors.

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

-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
  • Child Development Associate Credential in the area of Home Visiting, or related Associate or Bachelor degree.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Understanding of adult learning styles and family dynamics. Basic understanding of developmentally appropriate education curriculum and of the health, safety, and nutrition needs of children.
  • Knowledge of community resources and the procedures for referring families and of different cultures of the population the program serves and ability to be culturally responsive.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not supervise.

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.

-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.  Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information. 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES
Computer skills adequate to prepare program materials and reports.

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 to research, analyze, and problem solve.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
  • Ability to obtain Food Handler’s Card is required and reimbursed by Neighborhood House.
  • Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Background Registry which involves a background check and fingerprint scan.
  • Must successfully enroll in the Oregon Registry Step program at a Step 7 or higher.
  • Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test.
  • Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and have/maintain car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally sitting using a computer monitor and keyboard; frequently bend, stoop, twist, and sit on the floor with children, and run after children. 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.
Required to balance competing demands of callers, walk-ins and other interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy.

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:
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Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219

Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.


Job Title: PCLC Early Child Education
Salary Range: $10.50-12.50 DOE
Hours: Variable
Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center
Closing Date: Open until filled


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 6weeks – 5years 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
-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
-Basic computer knowledge

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Reliable transportation; ability to be punctual

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.

TO APPLY:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=122254&lang=en_US&source=CC3

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.


Job Title: PCLC Relief Teacher
Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center
Reports To: Program Manager
FLSA Status: non-exempt
Type: Full-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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS
-Course work in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
-Enrolled in Oregon Registry
-Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
-6 months 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 CCD Criminal History Registry 
-Obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment and maintain:
a. First Aid and Infant CPR certification
b. Oregon Food Handlers card
c. Enrollment in Oregon Registry Online
d. Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
-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

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 

BENEFITS: Neighborhood House provides an excellent benefits package including a paid medical plan with no out of pocket expenses, paid dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403B with matching, FSA, and more. We also offer generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via the following link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/myportal/ess/recruitment/internalPostingPreview.faces?client=NHouse&jobId=34235&lang=en_US&source=CC2

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.



Job Title: PCLC School Age Teacher
Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center
Reports To: Director of Education
Rate: $11-13/hr
Type of Position: Full Time
FLSA Status: 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 twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day, maintaining a 15 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 school 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 school 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 school age children

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not supervise

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 8 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 the following link:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=35254&lang=en_US&source=CC3

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.



Job Title: PCLC Substitute Teacher – Early Child Education
Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center
Reports To: Curriculum & Licensing Coordinator
FLSA Status: Hourly, non-exempt
Type: Part Time
Pay Rate: $10-$12/hr
Closing Date: Ongoing


POSITION SUMMARY
The Substitute Teacher at Peninsula Children’s Learning Center (PCLC) 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 six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES.
  • Co-teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Follow leadership and teaching responsibilities of co-, lead and/or assistant teachers
  • Support environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five 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 PCLC 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, A.A. or B.A. preferred\
-Step 7 or higher on Oregon Registry
-Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
-2+ years of early childhood education experience working in a 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 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 

BENEFITS: Neighborhood House provides an excellent benefits package including a paid medical plan with no out of pocket expenses, paid dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403B with matching, FSA, and more. We also offer generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule.

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 the following link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=34233&lang=en_US&source=CC3

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.


Job Title: Substitute Teacher
Department: Peninsula School Age Programs
Reports To: School Age Program Director
Rate: $12.00/hr
Type of Position: Part-time
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Closing Date:  Ongoing


POSITION SUMMARY
This is a substitute teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12. A substitute is 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
This position does not supervise. 

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

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

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. Employee is require to have ability to sit, bend, quickly move around a classroom or playground, and ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations.

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 the following link: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/myportal/ess/recruitment/internalPostingPreview.faces?client=NHouse&jobId=34234&lang=en_US&source=CC2

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.



Job Title: Case Manager - Homeless Families
Department: Community Services
Reports To: Community Services Program Manager
Full-time Nonexempt
Salary Range: $13.61-16.34
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled


POSITION SUMMARY
This position will be responsible for providing case management services for families enrolled in the agency's homeless families programs, including intake, information and referral, crisis intervention, and case planning services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
-Use Assertive Engagement case management techniques to work in partnership with participants to provide information and referral to resources, assess family needs and advocate on clients' behalf to support family stability and success.
-Use strength-based interviewing to provide intake and referral such as interviewing clients, assessing needs and advocating on clients' behalf as needed.
-Set up and monitor complete case plans for those clients being served in Neighborhood House's homeless program and use strength based techniques to support client success as required by Multnomah County.
-Set up a money management system for each client and provide budget and debt repayment counseling.
-Meet case management standards set forth by the Program Manager regarding quantity, type and quality of services to be performed.
-Maintain accurate and complete case files, as well as pertinent statistics for the program.
-Submit all required reports in a timely and accurate manner.
-Work with other staff in a team effort to ensure a coordinated, effective homeless program.
-Provide all follow-up services to clients after completion of their case plan as required by funding contracts that require check-ins every 3 months for the first year and random thereafter.
-Coordinate and collaborate with the program manager on case plans and client activities.
-Provide backup case management coverage for all Turning Point residents as needed.
-Be available for covering all client crisis interventions when a co-workers' client is having a crisis.
-Attend Neighborhood House and department meetings as requested by the Program Manager.
-Participate in Neighborhood House functions and linking clients to outside social networks.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
-Bachelor's degree in a related field and four (4) years of case management experience in Social Services, Family Services, Advocacy or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word and Excel and operating of all office equipment.
-Understanding of poverty and its effects on families preferred. Ability to follow detailed eligibility rules.
-Ability to determine critical priorities, manage time and document services so that required work is accomplished on a regular basis.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position will not supervise.

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 and take initiative. 
-Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most 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 principles of logical thinking to a wide range of practical problems.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must provide a valid driver's license and proof of personal automobile insurance, have reliable transportation, and ability to drive Neighborhood House's vehicles.

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 10 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.

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.

BENEFITS: Neighborhood House provides an excellent benefits package including a paid medical plan with no out of pocket expenses, paid dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403B with matching, FSA, and more. We also offer generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule.

Application Guidelines/Contact:
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via the following link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=34238&lang=en_US&source=CC3

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.


Job Title: Head Start Teacher Assistant - Substitute Applicant Pool
Salary Range: $11.46 - $13.75 DOE
Hours: On-call
Department: Head Start
Closing Date: Continuous
 

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. 

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.

To apply, submit résumé and cover letter via the following link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=34246&lang=en_US&source=CC3

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.


Job Title: Floater/Substitute Teacher
Department: Peninsula School Age Programs
Reports To: School Age Program Director​
Full-time Nonexempt
Salary Range: DOE
Closing Date: Ongoing

POSITION SUMMARY
This is a part time teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12.  Regular hours are between 2:30-6pm with some possible morning and mid- day hours.  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 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. 

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.

To Apply:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=38117&lang=en_US&source=CC3

U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/Job Title
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax: 503-245-5948
Please, no phone calls about this job.