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.
 
 

CURRENT OPENINGS


POSTED: 09/24/2014

Job Title:             SUN School Instructor (Soccer Coaches)
Salary Range:     $13.61 – 16.34  DOE
Hours:                 12-14 hours per week
Department:        Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:      October 8, 2014  

Neighborhood House is looking to fill two SUN School Instructor vacancies. 
 
We are seeking candidates for Chavez K-8 School in North Portland to coach soccer in the SUN School program.  
 
One position will coach 3-5th grade students and the other position will coach 6-8th grade students.  The positions are 12-14 hours per week, Mon-Thurs., 2:15-5:15pm. 
 
Position Description
This position is responsible for teaching SUN School's extended-day or summer enrichment classes and/or academic classes in areas such as arts, sports, drama, science, math or literacy.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan and execute lesson plans for class topics in age-appropriate enrichment or academic skills that ties to school’s curriculum.   
  • Create and implement age appropriate curriculum and incorporate academic skills into daily activities in all SUN School classes.
  • Act as a positive role model to youth; enforce SUN School behavioral expectations and follow through with proper student behavior management and communicate any student concerns to SUN School Site Coordinator in a timely manner.
  • Ensure class areas are left in a clean and orderly manner at end of program.
  • Supervise students during after school supper and during summer SUN School supervise students during breakfast (where applicable) and lunch. 
  • Assist with SUN School dismissal and student sign-out at the end of the day. 
  • Record daily attendance of respective SUN School class. 

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year experience working with youth and/or children; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Strong classroom management skills required and an ability to write lesson plans and natural leadership qualities. Desire and ability to work with children and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting.
 
Positive and enthusiastic attitude. Demonstrated experience teaching enrichment or academic subject areas to youth. 
 
Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers.  Ability to work as a team player.  Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.  Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.  Ability to maintain appropriate and professional relationships with clients and volunteers.
 
Position Considerations:
Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.
Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. 
To apply, submit résumé and cover letter via one of the following methods –
 
E-mail:
personnel@nhweb.org (job title must be in e-mail subject line)
 
U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/ SUN School Instructor (Soccer Coaches)
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
Fax:
503-245-5948
 
For more information call Steve Johnson at 503-246-1663 ext. 1107 



POSTED: 09/22/2014


Job Title:                Head Cook
Salary Range:        $10.61 – 12.63 DOE
Hours:                    40 hours per week
Department:           Head Start
Closing Date:         September 30, 2014  

Position Description
This position will be responsible for meal services for the Head Start classrooms and, Early Head Start group socials, maintaining meal planning paperwork, ensuring appropriate preparation and serving of planned meals, and maintaining a clean food preparation environment. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Menu Planning Duties:
  • Develop the 6-week cycle menu and submit to Health Coordinator for approval.
  • Complete the menu planning forms for each day of meal service.
  • Maintain a file of all menus, food planning records, and recipes.
  • Fill out the Change of Menu Notification form if needed. 
Food Purchasing Duties:
  • Work with the Health Coordinator to develop and implement procurement procedures that ensure that goods and services are obtained efficiently, economically and in compliance with state and Federal law.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed recipes for all of the food on the menu, including time needed to prepare.
  • Develop weekly food and food service supplies purchasing list and order from appropriate food vendors using online ordering systems if available.
  • Submit food purchased invoices to the Health Coordinator weekly.
  • Maintain a continuous file of food purchases and inventory of food. 
Food Preparation Duties:
  • Prepare daily breakfasts and lunches on time, in a sanitary manner, in adequate quantity, and tasting,   looking good with appropriate consistency.
  • Ensure the appropriate kinds and quantities of food for snacks are set out daily for the classrooms.
  • Ensure food is maintained at appropriate temperatures.
  • Develop and implement classroom nutrition projects that follow classroom procedures. 
Kitchen Equipment Duties:
  • Ensure that all equipment used in the meal service (such as dishes, pots and utensils, kitchen counters) are cleaned and sanitized daily.
  • Ensure that major equipment (such as the refrigerator, stoves, and microwave) are cleaned and sanitized monthly.
  • Ensure cupboards and other storage areas are cleaned twice a year.
  • Maintain an inventory of equipment and make recommendations to the supervisor when additional equipment is needed. 
Kitchen Staffing Duties:
  • Schedule staff coverage of the kitchen and work with kitchen staff to determine any additional supply or equipment needs.
  • Ensure that the general appearance and cleanliness of the kitchen is maintained.
  • Report any major maintenance or repair problems to the supervisor as needed.
  • Facilitate the smooth functioning of the kitchen and meal service by coordinating services and communication of information.
  • Complete reports as requested. 
Attends Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and other food, sanitation and nutrition trainings as required and/or needed.
 
Attend all Head Start staff meetings and trainings and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.
 
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year experience cooking for large groups; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Experience with preschool aged children. Experience or ability to learn CACFP guidelines and record keeping.  Knowledge of CACFP food components, serving sizes and basic nutrition.
 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and troubleshooting skills. Excellent organizational, planning, food preparation and sanitation skills. 
 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position will act as Lead for the Kitchen Assistant(s).
Assist with ensuring all program activities are operated in compliance with internal and external laws and regulations.
 
Scope of responsibility includes Lead for the Kitchen Assistant(s). Carry out lead responsibilities in accordance with Neighborhood House’s policies and procedures and all applicable laws. Responsibilities may include assisting with interviewing, hiring, and/or training employees; assisting with planning, assigning, and/or directing work; assisting with conducting appraisal performance; and assisting with addressing and resolving complaints. 
 
Qualifications:
Demonstrated proficiency in handling confidential nature; ability to assume a high degree of responsibility; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups; and ability to work independently. Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises, and solve problems as needed.
 
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers. Ability to work as a team player.
 
Position Considerations:
  • Ability to obtain Food Handler’s Card is required and reimbursed by Neighborhood House.
  • Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry and reimbursed by Neighborhood House.
  • Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test.
  • Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and have/maintain car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.
  • Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. 
  • To apply, submit résumé and cover letter via one of the following methods –
 
E-mail:
personnel@nhweb.org (job title must be in e-mail subject line)
 
U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/ Head Cook
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
 
Fax:
503-245-5948
 
For more information call Steve Johnson at 503-246-1663 ext. 1107 






POSTED: 09/11/2014


Job Title:                SUN School Program Assistant K-8 (Cesar Chavez)
Salary Range:        $13.61 – 16.34  DOE
Hours:                    16 hours per week
Department:           Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:         September 25, 2014  

Position Description
This position is responsible for assisting and supporting the SUN School Coordinator and daily operations of SUN School's extended-day activities.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in overseeing the flow of SUN activities and coordination of the daily programming between 2:00pm -5:00pm. 
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  • Track SUN School class attendance on a daily basis and communicate with parents about their child’s attendance. 
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  • Coordinate after-school supper program, providing meals for 100 students each day.
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  • Primary support for SUN School Coordinator in daily SUN programs and backs-up Coordinator in various areas, including facilities management, site coordination, SUN partner coordination, and safety.
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  • Help develop program materials, brochures, forms and registration materials.
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  • Act as substitute SUN Instructor when SUN staff are absent from program.
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  • Assist SUN School Site Coordinator with discipline and behavior intervention.
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  • Enter significant amount of data into the SUN School ServicePoint database for SUN classes and print reports relevant to SUN activities for SUN School Site Coordinator.
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  • Participate in Chavez SUN School events when necessary.
 
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience working with elementary and middle school-aged youth or educational programs or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Experience working in a classroom setting with strong classroom management skills and natural leadership qualities. Strong organizational and time management skills.
 
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
 
Bilingual in basic level of Spanish and ability to translate and interpret orally in Spanish for families is required.
 
Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse cultures and socio-economic
communities. Must have the ability to work effectively with cross-culturally communities and understand
current issues related to racial and ethnic diversity and poverty. Must have the ability to communicate
effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Excellent oral and written communication
and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, community members and co-workers.
Ability to work as a team player.  Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information. 
 
Position Considerations:
Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.
Must obtain Food Handler’s Card and is reimbursed by Neighborhood House.
Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. 
To apply, submit résumé and cover letter via one of the following methods –
 
E-mail:
personnel@nhweb.org (job title must be in e-mail subject line)
 
U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/ SUN School Program Assistant K-8 (Cesar Chavez)
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
 
Fax:
503-245-5948
 
For more information call Steve Johnson at 503-246-1663 ext. 1107