Careers


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

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Americans with Disabilities Act

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

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

Commitment to Equity

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

Internships

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

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

Position Descriptions can be found here.
Internship Application

Send completed application and resume to cvaughn@nhpdx.org

CURRENT OPENINGS

Who we are:

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

What we do:

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

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

What we offer our employees:

Neighborhood House believes our employees are our best investment. Because of this, we provide an excellent full-time (30 hours and above) benefits package including low-cost medical insurance, low-cost dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403b retirement, FSA, and more. We also offer a generous paid time off policy, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions. Finally Neighborhood House employees are eligible for credit in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

 

 

Department: School Age – Hayhurst Elementary

5037 SW Iowa ST, Portland, Oregon 97221

Job Title: Floater Teacher
Salary Range: $17-$20 DOE
Hours: Part time nonexempt – Tuesday-Thursday (2:00-4:45pm)
Department: School Age Program – Hayhurst Connect
Closing Date: Open until Filled
Position Description

After-school teaching position with the Connect Program, which serves 3rd, 4th and 5th graders by providing project-based activities to boost skills in math and literacy.  The Floater will spend a little time in each classroom assisting as needed. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.  Current opening works until early May, with the opportunity to work Summer Program and return for Fall school year.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Execute math, reading, writing lessons and enrichment activities to provide effective and targeted small group instruction.
  • Regularly evaluate, monitor, and report on student progress, modifying instruction as appropriate based on results.
  • Act as a positive role model to youth.
  • Enforce program's behavioral expectations and follow through with proper student behavior management.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years experience teaching youth and/or children.  Master's degree in education or related field strongly preferred and teaching certification required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong classroom management skills.
  • Desire and ability to work with children and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Reliable transportation

To Apply:

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

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

 

Department: School Age – Sabin Elementary

4013 NE 18th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97212

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

Three open positions

Position Description

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

Duties & Responsibilities

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

Qualified candidates will:

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

Other Skills & Abilities

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

To Apply:

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

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

 

 

Department: Early Head Start – Applegate School

7650 N Commercial Ave, Portland, OR 97217

 

Job Title: Teacher – Early Head Start

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

Hours: Full time nonexempt, 40 hours per week

Department: Head Start

Closing Date: Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for lead classroom operations in a team-teaching environment that follows Oregon Childcare Division licensure requirements and Head Start Performance Standards, using effective Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD (TS GOLD), nurturing the well-being of children and implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) strategies.

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • An Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development; or a related degree with coursework that includes 30 quarter/20 semester college credits in ECE, Child Development, Elementary Education, or Special Education;

AND

  • 1 year of experience teaching 0-3 year old children in an early childhood education setting

AND

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

AND

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

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

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

To Apply:

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