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

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Americans with Disabilities Act

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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

Commitment to Equity

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

Internships

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

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

Position Descriptions can be found here.
Internship Application

Send completed application and resume to cvaughn@nhpdx.org

CURRENT OPENINGS

Who we are:

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

What we do:

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

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

What we offer our employees:

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

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

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

Job Title: Food Pantry Assistant

Department: Community Services

Reports To: Food Pantry Manager

Pay: $13.53-$15/hr

Type: Part time nonexempt

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for assisting the food box distribution for low income families living in our service area. The Food Pantry Assistant will maintain smooth and efficient client flow, adequately stocked shelves, coolers, and freezers, and the overall order and cleanliness of the food pantry. Food Pantry Assistant will be responsible for maintaining standards of client service, volunteer management, efficient and accurate data entry, proper stocking protocols and levels, and cleanliness in absence of Food Box Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow all Oregon Food Bank and USDA standards for food receiving, storage and distribution, as taught by the Oregon Food Bank. Uphold Federal Civil Rights Law and Neighborhood House standards of equity and inclusivity. Comply with all recording procedures for OFB, USDA, and Neighborhood House.
  • Stock shelves, coolers, and freezers regularly throughout day as necessary, defrost freezers when needed or when asked by supervisor, and check and record cooler & freezer temperatures weekly, routinely check equipment and facilities and report any issues by email to supervisor promptly when found.
  • Maintain a clean food storage area and clean equipment. Perform cleaning and closing duties for inside and outside pantry nightly, as well as throughout day as issues arise. Ensure bathroom and hand-sink are kept clean and well-stocked.
  • Accept food donations. Temp all refrigerated and frozen Fresh Alliance donations, and record on log. Calibrate thermometers weekly, and dispose of each January.
  • Pick up food donations as needed.
  • Attend Neighborhood House and department meetings as requested by supervisor.
  • Participate in Neighborhood House functions such as meetings, trainings, etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED and one (1) years of experience; preferably within the field of non-profit, community services, grocery, or hospitality setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook and operating of all office equipment. Ability to learn and perform with adequate speed and accuracy proprietary software such as Link2Feed.
  • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced, stressful environment with competing demands. Ability to follow general directions and independently prioritize among competing tasks.
  • Comfortable driving a box truck.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout entire shift.
  • Ability to adhere to highest standards of client confidentiality, inclusiveness, and equity as per Neighborhood House policy.

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. Good oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend most documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Speakers of Mandarin or Russian encouraged to apply!

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 maintain current food handler’s permit; which can be received after hire and sponsored by Neighborhood House.

Must be able to drive a Neighborhood House vehicle, including manual transmission and be insurable by Neighborhood House’s insurance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch and climb stairs. Must be capable of moving and maneuvering furniture and equipment as required. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds up and down stairs. Must be capable of moving and maneuvering furniture and equipment as required. Must be able to work outside in all seasons. 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 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:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=227174&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Job Title: Aging Services - Case Manager

Department: Aging Services

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $18-$20/hr

Type: Full time non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for provision of case management services and information and assistance to older residents and adults with disabilities on the Westside of Portland; in accordance with Multnomah County Aging Disability and Veterans Services Division Case Management Standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Rotate In and Out as Lead Case Manager Responsibilities:

  • Track all information and assistance phone calls and walk-ins for data collection.
  • Take service referrals and process as needed.
  • Receive transportation calls, process the appropriate paperwork and forward the request to the Transportation Coordinator.

Case Management Services to Elderly Clients 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.
  • Accept referrals and make client contact per Multnomah County guidelines.
  • Screen referral and schedule a home visit or make referral to other appropriate resources.
  • Conduct assessments that will be completed in client’s home environment and will be holistic in nature.
  • Determine client eligibility for services.
  • Develop case plan and arrange and monitor the service delivery.
  • Provide ongoing case monitoring and follow-up services.
  • Conduct re-assessments according to time lines set forth in Case Management Standards, specified by the state of Oregon and Multnomah County.
  • Coordinate with community and Neighborhood House resources as appropriate.
  • Provide counseling and advocacy as appropriate.
  • Provide linkage with client’s supportive network.
  • Client Files should be maintained, appropriate paperwork is completed and client case notes in chronological order per Narrative Standards as set by funder.
  • Complete all necessary reports in a timely fashion.
  • Follow Neighborhood House’s policy regarding client confidentiality.
  • Maintain records for Home Care Workers; such as issuing vouchers and payments.
  • Act as support for the Focal Point and Transportation Program & the Neighborhood House Aging Services Center, as needed.
  • Advocate for funding and programs as needed to state of Oregon, Multnomah County and/or city of Portland.

Participate in Neighborhood House Activities Responsibilities:

  • Attend Aging Services staff meetings and participate in agency staff meetings.
  • Attend appropriate trainings, workshops and seminars.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Social Work preferred and four (4) years experience in case management field, preferably in working with elderly; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and data entry and web search skills are essential to perform this job successfully.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and the aging process. Knowledge of social and health intervention techniques.
  • Ability to speak conversationally in multiple languages is preferable.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated proficiency in handling matters of a highly confidential nature; ability to assume a high degree of responsibility; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups; ability to work independently and in a collaborative partnership with other case managers, and to effectively delegate work; Ability to plan, implement and manage short and long term projects; excellent multi-tasking skills; Ability to liaison between and with partner organizations; Ability to transition from direct-service to administrative duties on a frequent basis; Ability to set professional boundaries with clients and practice self-care;

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, and decision-making processes. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

Ability to communicate in more than one language is a benefit.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Must be computer literate. Familiarity with Excel and state and county databases such as Oregon Access will be given preference.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to narrate acceptable case notes.

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

AIRS Certification is required after one (1) year of employment, and it is sponsored by Neighborhood House.

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and listen. 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 stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 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 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:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=226874&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Job Title: Floater teachers
Department: PCLC Early child education
Reports to: Center director
Pay: $11.25-13/hr
Type: Part time

POSITION SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up

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

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

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

Report to the operations director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Some experience working with young children

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

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

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

Basic computer knowledge including email

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Application Guidelines/Contact:

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

This Posting:

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

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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

POSITION SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Driving Responsibilities:

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

Administration Responsibilities:

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

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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

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

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Ability to operate wheelchair lift safely.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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

REASONING ABILITY

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

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

The noise level in the work environment is often noisy.

HAZARD RISK

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

Application Guidelines/Contact:

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

This Position:

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

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

What Sets Peninsula Children’s Learning Center Apart:

  • 3 hours of weekly planning time for teachers
  • 1:4 ratio in 0-3 program; 1:7 ratio in 3-5 program
  • Built in support staff to cover breaks, planning and lunches
  • Beautiful, large playground with plenty of opportunities for nature-based play
  • Large common area where children and families congregate
  • Beautiful, historic building with spacious classrooms and lots of natural light
  • Sliding fee tuition scale to support families of all income levels
  • Tuition discounts for employees
  • Early Head Start community partner
  • 24 hours of in-house professional development yearly
  • Early childhood mental health consultants
  • Community celebrations throughout the year
  • Cozy teacher planning library
  • Well-stocked resource/work room
  • Comfortable break room with complimentary tea

Job Title: Infant Teacher (ages 0-3)
Department: PCLC
Reports To: PCLC director
Pay: $11.25-13/hr
Type: Full time

The Early Childhood Education 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
  • 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.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Course work in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 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
  • 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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • 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:
    1. First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    2. Oregon Food Handlers card
    3. Enrollment in Oregon Registry Online
    4. 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 is regularly required to talk or hear. 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; 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. 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 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. Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play.

HAZARD RISK

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=34207&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Job Title: PCLC Preschool Teacher
Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center
Reports To: Program Manager
Pay Rate: $11.25-13/hr
Type: Full-time non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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

REASONING ABILITY

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

HAZARD RISK

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

Application Guidelines/Contact:

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

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=130693&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links arent’ working for you, we just ask that your please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Job Title: Floater and Substitute Teacher – Applegate Early Head Start

Department: Applegate

Reports To: Applegate Site Director

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part Time

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position for an Early Head Start program with kids ages 0-3 years. This is an on call position. A substitute 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 0-3 in an Early Head Start 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 4 to 1 ratio, assisting with diapering, potty training and group activities as well as supervising outdoor play.
  • 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 8:30am-5:30pm as needed
  • Knowledge of using email

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

none

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Reliable transportation

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.

REASONING ABILITY

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

Ability in problem solving.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HAZARD RISK

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

Application Guidelines/Contact:

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

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=130692&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Job Title: Floater and Substitute Teacher
Department: Head Start
Reports To: Site Coordinator
Pay: $11.25/hr
Type: Part Time

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position for an Early Head Start program with kids ages 0-3 years. This is an on call position. A substitute 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 0-3 in an Early Head Start program in SW Portland
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Serve snacks
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Nurture the wellbeing of children
  • Work in conjunction with the Head Start Teachers on classroom operations that follows Head Start performance standards
  • Report to the site director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma
  • 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 8:30am-5:30pm as needed
  • Knowledge of using email

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

none

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Reliable transportation

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.

REASONING ABILITY

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

Ability in problem solving.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HAZARD RISK

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

Application Guidelines/Contact:

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

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=134724&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

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

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

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org