Careers


Jen and Students

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


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Americans with Disabilities Act

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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

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. 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 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, FSA, and more.  We also offer generous paid time off policy, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions. Finally, Neighborhood House eligible for credit in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

 

 

 

Link to all current postings:

 

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

 

 

 

The temporary IT Coordinator position at Neighborhood House is idea for someone who is knowledgeable, but looking to gain experience working in the IT profession.  It is also an ideal position for someone with experience in the field who is looking to give back to the community and make a difference in the lives of those who have been historically marginalized.  Although the position is listed as temporary, there is also a great likelihood for it to grow into a regular full-time position.  When applying, please remember to list your salary requirements. 

 

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, FSA, and more.  We also offer generous paid time off policy, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions. Finally, Neighborhood House eligible for credit in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

 

Job Title: IT Coordinator

Department: IT

Reports To: Executive Director

Pay: negotiable

Type: Full Time Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for coordinating Neighborhood House's information technology projects. From development to installation phases, this position will act as liaison between the organization, vendors, and consultants and manage all aspects of the organization’s technology, copier and telephone systems.  The position is currently temporary with the possibility of becoming a full-time regular position.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Planning

  • Perform tactical-level planning of Neighborhood House technology, including computer networks, phone/voicemail systems and photocopy services.
  • Advise administration on IT related matters as needed.
  • Determine the need for upgrading computer hardware and software components.
  • Provide advice and research on equipment and software as requested by Neighborhood House users.
  • Investigate costs, request bids, determine best provider and coordinates orders of computer, photocopy and telephone equipment and services.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Director to determine Information Technology’s annual budget.
  • Work with Neighborhood House leadership to create, adapt, and execute a plan so that technology appropriately supports the Neighborhood House mission.
  • Facilitate communication between staff, management, vendors, and other technology resources within the Neighborhood House.

 

User Support

  • Provide Neighborhood House users with network and workstation support and respond to the needs and questions of Neighborhood House users concerning their access to resources on the network.
  • Oversee the establishment of network users, user environment, folder access, and security for installed networks and the internet.
  • Provide IT support for Neighborhood House approved software systems such as payroll, financial & development software, intranet, SharePoint, etc.
  • Serve as the primary information technology contact for Neighborhood House.
  • Facilitate and implement user-training programs as needed.
  • Perform and oversee troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose network and stand-alone work station problems including servers, work stations, and lap tops.

 

Network Administration

  • Install and oversee system upgrades and configure network printing, directory structures, rights, security, and software on servers.
  • Ensure software installed on Neighborhood House computers are licensed per vendor requirements.
  • Backup, restore, and archive data.
  • Monitor and perform modifications to firewall rule sets.
  • Monitor and administer email server and spam filter appliance.
  • Manage the telephone system including coordination of all additions, moves, changes and repairs to the telephone system.
  • Coordinate additions, moves, and changes to the computer networks and server as needed.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of internal and external regulations and laws necessary to assure compliance in all departmental activities.

 

Perform other duties, responsibilities, and special projects as assigned by the supervisor.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Preference will be given to those with a Bachelor's degree, equivalent certification within the IT field, or individuals with proof of working toward these things, or 2 years proven related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Working knowledge of the following software packages: last 3 versions of Microsoft Office; Microsoft Access; last 3 versions of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems; Microsoft Active Directory; Blackbaud’s Financial Edge & Raiser’s Edge packages; and experience in administration of Microsoft Sharepoint are all helpful.

 

Experience in performing in-house hardware repairs and cabling for networks.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will 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.

 

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with manager, clients, service providers, community members and Board. Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, and decision-making processes. Ability to work as a team player. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, vendors, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

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

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time using a computer monitor and keyboard; 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 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIROMENT

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

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

HAZARAD RISK

 

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

 

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

 

This Position:

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=137164&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Via Email:

 

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

 

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

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

 

Job Title: Head Start Program Manager

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Associate Director

Pay: 58,000-$72,000/yr

Type: Full Time exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for staff oversight, fiscal planning, contract compliance and program, new partnership and fund development for the department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervisory:

  • Effectively guide Head Start programs with diverse staff and program participants toward the common goal of readiness for kindergarten success at all Neighborhood House Head Start locations.
  • Develop and maintain an effective organizational structure for staff supervision and implement an efficient communication system with staff, including calendars, newsletters and staff meetings.
  • Provide overall leadership and oversight of program areas, including leading coordinator team meetings and program staff meetings, and reviewing program area plans and work plans to address short and long term goals.
  • Ensure implementation of an annual training plan based on assessment of staff development and program needs and goals.

 

Head Start/Early Head Start Compliance:

  • Demonstrate reasonable level of initial mastery of Head Start performance standards and ensure compliance with applicable federal and state program standards as well as specific program components such as Parents As Teachers (PAT).
  • Establish and train Policy Council Members and ensure that appropriate policies, procedures, and plans are submitted for their review and approval.
  • Review and monitor collaboration agreements and contracts in coordination with the Associate Director for sub-contracted program services, mental health and nutrition consultants, and transportation services.
  • Develop and implement yearly self-assessment process that includes analysis of program successes and gaps and a community assessment which gathers program and community demographic information, identifies the needs of low income families and prioritizes issues for program action.
  • Responsible for developing systems that include meaningful involvement of program staff and Policy Council in program operations that involves an annual review of program plans and operations to ensure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Implement and monitor a system of record keeping, data collection and reporting to provide required information to funders and to document effective planning and delivery of services to children and families. 
  • Ensure that all service activities are in compliance with all applicable federal, state, county and city rules and regulations.
  • Ensure the program achieves performance standards identified in contracts and is in full compliance with all other aspects of related contracts and federal/state guidelines.
  • Ensure contract compliance and oversee achievement of targeted outcomes for all Head Start program components.

 

Grants and Partnerships:

  • Develop and foster effective collaborations with community partners to offer Head Start and/or Early Oregon Pre-Kindergarten (EOPK) services in accordance with relevant memoranda of agreement.
  • Develop grant applications, including the continuing grants for Head Start and EOPK.
  • Develop and/or supervise the development of program resources, including grant writing and responding to government requests for proposals (RFPs).
  • Work with the Associate Director and/or Development Department to respond to relevant RFPs and/or assist in the preparation of grant proposals to support program.
  • Work with collaborative partners to meet emerging needs of the Community Services program and develop new programming to meet emergent needs.
  • Provide assistance/support to fundraising events to benefit Head Start program.

 

Budget:

  • Develop program budgets in collaboration with Director of Budget and Operations, Finance Director, Board of Directors and Policy Council.
  • Ensure that the program operates within budgetary guidelines and follows all relevant Neighborhood House and funder fiscal policies.
  • Monitor income and expenditures throughout the fiscal year, making adjustments as necessary.

 

Administration:

  • Facilitate planning for adequate program, staff space and equipment.
  • Submit reports as requested to the Associate Director, Board of Directors, Policy Council and funders.
  • Complete and submit all necessary contract billing forms and reports on a timely basis.
  • Work collaboratively with other Neighborhood House Programs and the Development office.
  • Attend Program Manager Team, Management Team and All-staff meetings.     

 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, health, program management or related field and seven (7) years experience in program coordination, preferably in working with 3-5 year old children in an early childhood education setting; with three to five (3-5) years of supervising employees is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Office of Childcare Director Qualified is strongly preferred.

 

Ability to interpret policies, procedures and contractual responsibilities. Thorough knowledge of Head Start preferred.

 

Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and data entry and web search skills are essential to perform this job successfully, as is experience with Child Plus.

 

Ability to speak conversationally in multiple languages is preferable, but not required.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will supervise Coordinators, Head Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Home Visitors, Family Advocates, Head Cook, Kitchen Assistant and Child Care Providers.

 

Provide day-to-day oversight within the program. Responsible for implementing program goals under the direction of the Associate Director.

 

Network internally and externally to achieve objectives of the program as needed.

 

Ensure all program activities are operated in compliance with internal and external laws and regulations and funder requirements.

 

Scope of responsibility includes supervision of employees and volunteers. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Neighborhood House’s policies and procedures and all applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring with supervisor approval, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems with the supervisor’s overview. 

 

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. Ability to plan, implement and manage short and long term projects.

 

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. 

 

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 research, analysis, and problem solving.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is 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

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=137048&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: $12.63-$14.64

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Teacher

Department: School Age Programs

Reports To: School Age Programs Director

Pay: $11-12/hr

Type: Part time                 (15-20 hours per week)

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

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

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

 

  • At least 3 months of experience working with children in a licensed facility
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm daily
  • Knowledge of using email

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

none

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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

 

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

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

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

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

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

 

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

 

REASONING ABILITY

 

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

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

 

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

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

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

 

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

 

HAZARD RISK

 

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

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:


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=136405&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:  Infant/Toddler Teacher

Department: Applegate EHS

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay Rate: $12.00-$14.00

Type: Full-time non-exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

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

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Coursework in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 on Oregon Registry
  • Infant/Toddler 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:

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=131209&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: 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: 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 aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

 

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

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

 

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

Department: Peninsula school age programs

Reports To: School age program director

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part Time

 

POSITION SUMMARY

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

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Some experience working with children
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm as needed
  • Knowledge of using email

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • none

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Reliable transportation

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts.

 

REASONING ABILITY

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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

 

HAZARD RISK

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

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:

 

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

 

This posting:

 

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

 

Via Email:

 

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

 

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

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org