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.
 
 

CURRENT OPENINGS




POSTED: 11/20/2014

Job Title:             SUN School Instructor
Salary Range:      $13.61 – 16.34  DOE
Hours:                 4-15 hours per week
Department:         Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:       December 5, 2014  

Neighborhood House is seeking to fill fifteen SUN Instructor vacancies.  We are seeking candidates for the following SUN Schools: Chavez K-8, George Middle School, Peninsula K-8 (North Portland), Markham Elementary, Robert Gray Middle School and Jackson Middle School (Southwest Portland).
 
The hours are 4-15 hours per week, depending on the SUN School and teaching position. 
 
We are seeking expertise in coaching girls and boys basketball and/or soccer and teaching literacy, math, yoga, homework club, environmental education, sports, Multicultural Club, cooking, arts, and/or break dancing.  The SUN School 10-week winter term begins January 12, 2015.
 


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
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: 11/13/14

Job Title:             On-call Bus Driver I
Salary Range:      $10.61 - $12.63 DOE
Hours:                 hours vary
Department:        Aging Services
Closing Date:      November 26, 2014  

Position Description
This position will be responsible for shuttle service for seniors and adults with disabilities that involves driving the Downtown and Southwest RideAbout shuttles Mondays through Thursdays and includes pick-up and take-home for social and nutritional rides, personal needs, and medical trips. 
 
Essential Duties and 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 half-full before beginning any route.
      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.
  • Attend Aging Services staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.
  
Education and 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.
 
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. 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. 
 
Position Considerations:
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, ability to be insured by the Neighborhood House and provide proof of and maintain personal automobile insurance.
  • Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.
  • Must become authorized by the DHS to run background checks.  

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/ On-call Bus Driver I
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