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:  03/27/2015

Job Title:                 Child Care Provider
Salary Range:           $10.01 – 11.81 DOE
Hours:                      On-call
Department:              Head Start
Closing Date:            April 10, 2015  

Position Description:
This position will be responsible for offering a safe, nurturing, and developmental appropriate care, supervision, and learning experiences for small groups of children and siblings aged 2 – 8 during Policy Council, Parent Committee meetings, and other designated Head Start and EOPK trainings and events.    
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain a safe and secure childcare environment by:
setting up, operating, and cleaning the childcare setting promptly and thoroughly, in accordance with applicable health and safety standards and Neighborhood House procedures; 
maintaining a safe, stimulating and attractive physical environment and positive emotional climate for all children during childcare activities; and
administer first aid in compliance with Neighborhood House policies and procedures. 
Provide consistent, nurturing care and supervision of children through: 
monitoring transitions in and out of care, indoor and outdoor play, learning experiences, toileting, feeding / mealtimes and other activities in accordance with developmentally appropriate practices and Neighborhood House procedures;
address any challenging behaviors through use of established program-wide positive behavior intervention support strategies; and    
report suspected child abuse in accordance with Neighborhood House policies and procedures. 
Facilitate developmentally appropriate interactions and learning experiences for the children during scheduled child care hours.
 
Establish positive communication and relationships with children, parents and staff through consistently demonstrating patient, warmth, understanding and receptive attitudes and behaviors and tactful communication to all during childcare hours.
 
Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED preferred and one (1) year of paid or volunteer experience working with children in an educational or childcare setting
 
Knowledge of child development and early childhood education strategies.
 
Ability to communicate orally in English to parents, children and staff is required. Ability to speak conversationally in one of the languages represented by the client base is preferable.
 
Qualifications:
Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups; and ability to work independently and in a team setting. Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed. Ability to model positive and appropriate interactions with children and other adults.
 
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 communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, and co-workers. 
 
Position Considerations:
Ability to obtain a valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate within three (3) months of employment.
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/ Child Care Provider
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: 03/24/2015

Job Title:                Information and Assistance Specialist
Salary Range:         $11.46 - $13.75 DOE
Hours:                    40 hours per week (with benefits)
Department:            Aging Services
Closing Date:          April 7, 2015  

Position Description:
This position will be responsible for linking older residents of West Multnomah County with the appropriate resources to meet their needs and information and assistance services will be provided in accordance with Multnomah County Aging Services Division Information and Assistance Standards.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide callers and walk-in clients with necessary resources and assistance through web based research and other resources.
Track all Information and Assistance phone calls/walk-ins using the Aging and Disability Resources Center “ADRC” database.
Take referrals and assign them to the Case Manager.
Take all transportation requests and make appropriate arrangements by completing related paperwork.
Process bus passes and ticket orders.
Determine client eligibility for services as identified in the ADRC database.
Arrange for and monitor service delivery for callers and walk-ins.
Coordinate with community and agency resources as needed.
Track and report focal point activities that are classes offered through the Senior Center.
Complete monthly reports and data entry.
Participate in client case meetings that include case manager(s), co-workers, etc to discuss client cases and needs.
Act as support for Case Managers as needed.
Attend Aging Services staff meetings and participate in agency staff meetings.
Attend appropriate trainings, workshops and seminars. 

Education and Experience:
Associate’s degree and two (2) years experience in Social Services, Nursing, Health, Gerontology or other related field; preferably within the field of non-profit; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and troubleshooting skills are essential to perform this job successfully. Ability to conduct internet based research.
 
Knowledge of resources for the elderly and/or adults with disabilities in Multnomah County and of social and health intervention techniques.   Ability to speak conversationally in multiple languages is preferable.
 
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 ability to plan, implement and manage short and long term projects.
 
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. Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, group planning, and decision-making processes.
 
Position Considerations:
AIRS Certification is required after one (1) year of employment, and it is sponsored by Neighborhood House.
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.
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/ Information & Assistance Specialist
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 03/11/2015


Job Title:                 Youth and Family Services Program Manager
Salary Range:          $40,373 - $49,442 annually  DOE
Hours:                     40 hours per week (includes pro-rated benefits)
Department:             Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:           April 3, 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
 
For more information call Steve Johnson at 503-246-1663 ext. 1107