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: 05/27/2015
 
Job Title:                 9th Grade Summer Teacher (Wilson High School)
Salary Range:          $13.61 - $16.34  DOE
Hours:                     24-28 hours per week (Temporary)
Department:             Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:            June 10, 2015  

Position Description
We are looking to fill teaching positions that are temporary and working from June 24th – July 17th.  This position is responsible for teaching 9th grade students in academic topics such as science (biology), math (pre-algebra/algebra I) and language arts during an intensive 4-week summer program at Wilson High School.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Plan and execute lesson plans for class topics in age-appropriate academic skills that ties to school’s curriculum and 9th grade common core standards.
 
Regularly evaluate and monitor student progress using school/district assessments, modifying instruction as appropriate based on results. 
 
Maintain program behavioral expectations and classroom management standards to ensure summer program's behavioral expectations are followed. 
 
Supervise students during passing periods, lunch, and occasional field trips. 
 
Ensure class areas are left in a clean and orderly manner at end of program.
 
Record daily attendance of respective 9th Grade Counts program classes.
 
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years experience teaching middle and high school-aged youth or educational programs; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
 
Teaching certification is strongly preferred.
 
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.
 
Strong working knowledge of applicable district and state learning targets, especially those pertaining to 9th grade language arts, math and science subject areas. 
 
Positive and enthusiastic attitude. Demonstrated experience teaching enrichment or academic subject areas to youth. 
 
Ability to work effectively with youth, parents and diverse clientele, which include ethnic/racial backgrounds and income levels, in a cultural competent manner.
 
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 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/ 9th Grade Summer Teacher (Wilson High School)
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 



Job Title:                     Youth and Family Services Program Manager
Salary Range:              $44,408 - $57,720 annually  DOE
Hours:                         40 hours per week (includes full benefits)
Department:                Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:               June 17, 2015  
 
Position Description
This position will be responsible for staff oversight, fiscal planning, contract compliance program development and new partnership/fund development for the department.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Coach, mentor and evaluate youth and family services staff to support and maintain the professional development of a team of area experts that are culturally agile across language and cultural barriers and employ learning and organizing techniques that represent best practices in the field of youth services.
 
Collaborate effectively with Neighborhood House programs and community partners to ensure high quality, innovative and culturally responsive services to children, youth and family program participants.
 
Ensure contract compliance and achievement of targeted outcomes for Youth and Family Services program components. 


Ensure the timely submission of internal and external program and funder-required reports. 
 
Monitor quality and ensure accuracy of staff’s data entry in ServicePoint database for SUN Community Schools and Social and Support Services for Educational Success case management.
 
Lead annual needs assessment process for youth and family service to target service gaps for new program development, make course corrections where needed and guide strategic planning for the future.
 
Monitor time and effort tracking by youth and family services staff and ensure compliance with the human resources office and employment laws and policies are maintained.
 
Prepare budgets in conjunction with the supervisor and accounting office.
 
Ensure that the program operates within the established budget and monitor income and expenditures throughout the fiscal year, making adjustments as necessary. 
 
Process accounting forms and deposits for Youth & Family Service Program’s expenditures and revenues in accordance with Neighborhood House’s policies.
 
Collaborate with the Associate Director and/or Development Department to respond to relevant RFPs and assist in the preparation of grant proposals to support the program.
 
Sustain effective partnerships with Portland Public Schools by meeting with SUN school administrators and/or district’s SUN School liaison on a regular basis, in partnership with the youth and family services staff.
 
Participate in youth-work related system collaborative efforts, such as the Communities Supporting Youth and 9th Grade Counts.
 
Facilitate, plan, and lead the youth & family services staff meetings and/or trainings to ensure that youth and family services staff understand the vision and mission of both Neighborhood House and the Youth and Family Services Program.
 
Attend SUN Service System supervisor meetings and relevant line staff meetings or trainings.
 
Attend Neighborhood House Program Manager Team, Management Team and All-staff meetings and provide leadership in organizational-wide efforts on cultural agility, safety and/or training.
 
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, educational psychology, counseling or related field and three (3) years experience in program coordination, preferably in working with youth; with two (2) years of supervising employees is required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Ability to interpret policies, procedures and contractual responsibilities.
 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, data entry programs and web search skills are essential to perform this job successfully.
 
Culturally agile and able to communicate across language barriers with demonstrated ability to train and manage effectively a racially, ethnically and economically diverse team. Bilingual is preferred.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position will directly supervise SUN Site Coordinators, High School Case Manager, After School
Hayhurst Program Coordinator, and the Youth Outreach Specialist. The Program Manager also monitors
and supports supervision of the SUN Program Assistants, Instructors and/or after school teachers.
 
Provide day-to-day oversight of the Youth and Family Services Program and assist the youth and family services staff at resolving individual and/or school-site based issues. Responsible for implementing program goals in collaboration with the youth and family services staff and/or 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, developing individualized professional development plans 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. 
 
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/ Youth and Family Services Program Manager
Neighborhood House
7780 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219
 
Fax:
503-245-5948



POSTED: 05/22/2015

 
Job Title:                  Hayhurst Summer Teacher
Salary Range:           $13.61 – 16.34  DOE
Hours:                      18-20 hours per week (Dates: June 17th – July 17th)
Department:              Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:            June 5, 2015  

Position Description
This position is responsible for teaching summer academic courses in math, reading, writing and/or enrichment subject areas to small groups of students in grades 3-5, at four-days a week, in a four week program as a summer extension of the Hayhurst Connect After School Program. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Position will follow school-adopted curricula in subject areas, working with students identified by school staff as below grade level and/or needing additional academic support.
Plan and execute math, reading, writing lesson and enrichment activities to provide effective and targeted small group instruction. 
Regularly evaluate and monitor student progress, modifying instruction as appropriate based on results. 
Act as a positive role model to youth and enforce program's behavioral expectations and follow through with proper student behavior management. 
Communicate any student concerns to After School Program Coordinator in a timely manner.
Ensure class areas are left in a clean and orderly manner at end of program.
Record daily attendance for summer classes. 
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) year 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 working knowledge of applicable school district and state learning targets, especially those pertaining to math, reading and writing. 
 
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 in academic skill development and teaching literacy, math or writing modules. 
 
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:
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/ Hayhurst Summer Teacher
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: 05/13/2015

Job Title:            Development Assistant
Salary Range:     $12.61 - $15.13 DOE
Hours:                40 hours per week (with benefits)
Department:        Development
Closing Date:      May 28, 2015  

Position Description
This position will work closely with the Development Director to support the Development Office’s fundraising, community relations and volunteer programs with primarily responsible for maintaining Neighborhood House’s donor database, acknowledging all financial contributions and administer Neighborhood House’s Volunteer Program.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Database Management and Donor Acknowledgement Duties:
Accurately code and enter all financial contributions and appeal-related expenses into the Raiser’s Edge donor tracking database.
Add and update donor information, as needed. 
Produce regular reports on fundraising progress and activities.
Write and produce all donor acknowledgement letters, coordinating with Executive Director and Neighborhood House board members to make personal thank you calls, when appropriate. 
Community Engagement and Volunteer Program Administration Duties:        
Maintain updated menu of opportunities for community involvement, including client-driven initiatives, volunteer projects and other opportunities for business and community investment.
Responsible for volunteer recruitment activities such as maintenance of Neighborhood House volunteer web-page and other web-based recruitment tools and outreach at community events.
Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely and professional fashion.
Process all volunteer applications, including screening and placement in the volunteer program.
Collect volunteer service data from Program Managers on a monthly basis.
Staff 6-8 Family Volunteer Night events per year.
Recruit and supervise volunteers in support of Development events and projects such as mailings and outreach activivtes/events. 
Other Administrative Duties: 
Provide general administrative support to the Development Office that includes: filing, photocopying and ordering office supplies. 
Provide support at fundraising events such as the annual Fete Locale. 
Education and Experience:
Associate’s degree and three (3) years of administrative and data entry experience; preferably within the field of non-profit or development setting and one (1) year experience working or volunteering experience in non-profit fundraising and/or volunteer coordination; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office such as Word and Excel and experience with data entry into a donor tracking database, preferably Raiser’s Edge. Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills with highly effective oral and written communications skills.
 
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have a strong sense of ethics and understanding of the need for confidentiality.
 
Must have flexibility and be able to adjust to changing job demands.
 
Qualifications:
Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups and ability to work independently.
 
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. 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.  Exceptional organizational skills.
 
Position Considerations:
Must possess valid driver’s license, reliable personal transportation, ability to be insured by the Neighborhood House’ insurance and provide proof of personal automobile insurance.
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/ Development Assistant
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