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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.

To view all current job openings follow this link, or continue on to see the individual postings below.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

Department: SOS – 19th Avenue Apartments

6552 SW 19th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97219

Job Title: Case Manager [19th Avenue]

Department: SOS

Reports To: 19th Avenue Property Manager

Pay: $20/hr

Type: Full Time Nonexempt

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for providing advocacy for families enrolled in the agency’s homeless families programs, including assessments, information and referral, crisis intervention, and case planning services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Use Assertive Engagement case management techniques to work in partnership with participants to provide information and referral to resources, assess family needs and advocate on clients’ behalf to support family stability and success.

Use strength-based interviewing to provide assessment and referral such as interviewing clients, assessing needs and advocating on clients’ behalf as needed.

Set up and monitor complete case plans for those clients being served in Neighborhood House’s homeless program and use strength based techniques to support client success

Maintain accurate and complete case files, as well as pertinent statistics for the program.

Submit all required reports in a timely and accurate manner.

Work with other staff in a team effort to ensure a coordinated, effective homeless program, linking clients to other networks within the agency when applicable.

Provide all follow-up services to clients after completion of their case plan as required by funding contracts that require check-ins every 3 months for the first year

Participate in Neighborhood House meetings and events.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and four (4 ) years of case management experience in Social Services, Family Services, Advocacy or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word and Excel and operating of all office equipment.

Understanding of poverty and its effects on families preferred.  Ability to follow detailed eligibility rules.

Ability to determine critical priorities, manage time and document services so that required work is accomplished on a regular basis.

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 and take initiative.  Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=253687&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title: Resident Property Manager [19th Avenue]

Department: SOS

Reports To: Executive director

Pay: $15/hr + free housing

Type: Full Time Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The 19th Avenue Resident Property Manager will be responsible for maintenance and oversight of 19th Avenue Apartments, including maintenance and janitorial duties, fiscal planning, contract compliance, and coordinating, supervising, and overseeing property management functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Compliance and Property Management:

  • Perform property management activities such as overseeing or showing apartments to prospective residents, processing rental applications and verifying eligibility in compliance with contract, maintaining property waiting list database and applicant files, and responding to questions regarding application status.
  • Perform move-in duties including signing lease and explaining compliance and collecting any deposits, completing walk through inspection with residents and discussing property and neighborhood amenities.
  • Perform follow-up visits with new residents within 30 days after move in to identify, assess, and take action on any issues that may impact resident occupancy.
  • Coordinate efforts to maintain resident occupancy. Meet with residents to identify and assess resident concerns, complaints or grievances.  Refer residents for intervention to internal case management resources and/or refer residents to external social service agencies when appropriate.
  • Handle security monitoring of property and safety of residents.
  • Monitor resident compliance with lease and document and investigate any violations, communicating corrections or adjustments to resident to keep them in compliance.
  • Annually  verify family income and program eligibility; process rent assistance paperwork and unit eligibility and confirm rent amount is accurate and consistent with program requirements.
  • Monitor, collect and process rent payments, rent refunds, and resident charges and enforce collection policies in accordance with Resident Property Manager Handbook.
  • Coordinate eviction proceedings for lease violation(s) or for non-payment of rent; ensure eviction related actions and activities are documented and residents receive lease enforcement notices and warning letters in a timely manner; schedule eviction related conferences and meetings and assist legal counsel with case and court processes.

Community Maintenance:

  • Create and oversee maintenance plans for properties and ensure the timely completion of related service requests. Establish schedules for preventative maintenance tasks; identify resources needed; review required activities with appropriate staff; allocate resources, coordinate with Home Forward.
  • Conduct weekly inspections of property interiors including but not limited to bathrooms, common spaces, and meeting rooms, and all exteriors; make sure standards are met for cleanliness, appearance, and curb appeal; respond to and resolve staff and resident concerns regarding property conditions.
  • Inspect all vacant units at the completion of turnover for compliance with UPCS standards; correct deficiencies as needed prior to resident occupancy.
  • Manage the work of onsite contractors to ensure the completion of contracted maintenance or construction work or projects; coordinate staff assignments related to contracted work.
  • Work with Case Manager and Facilities Specialist to ensure that appropriate inventory levels of supplies, parts and materials are maintained on site.

General Essential Job Functions:

  • Conduct compliance and administrative functions to ensure ongoing compliance with all funding/subsidy streams applicable to 19th Avenue.
  • Prepare and administer the budget for 19th Avenue and manage property-related expenditures.
  • Conduct housing quality and UPCS inspections to ensure units are maintained in a manner consistent with agency and mandated policies and procedures; interpret and explain housekeeping standards to residents; monitor resident efforts to resolve unsatisfactory conditions; initiate lease violation proceedings when necessary.
  • Prepare reports on vacancies and unit dispositions. Produce and maintain appropriate resident and property related documents, files and records required by HUD and/or agency guidelines and standards; maintain inventory records. Audit resident files and corrects deficiencies in a timely manner; and assist in agency or HUD audits.
  • Ensure that resident and property needs are met in emergency situations. Maintain and communicate emergency response procedures and on-call schedules.  Respond to after-hours emergency calls to provide guidance or dispatch appropriate maintenance personnel.
  • Ensure purchases of goods and services are in accordance with the Agency's procurement policies and procedures; process invoices for payment; also obtain bids and coordinate with procurement to do contracts.
  • Work with the Associate Director and/or Development Department to respond to relevant RFPs and/or assist in the preparation of grant proposals to support program.
  • Work collaboratively with other Neighborhood House Programs and the Development office.
  • Attend Program Manager Team, Management Team, and All-staff meetings.
  • Provide assistance/support to fundraising events to benefit Community programs.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of property management, leasing, and maintenance management;
  • Operations, services and activities of a tax credit, section 8 and/or public housing program;
  • Tax credit, section 8 and Public housing program eligibility rules, regulations and guidelines;
  • Mandated rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing tax credit, section 8 and public housing rental unit leasing, operations and maintenance;
  • Landlord/tenant law;
  • Methods and techniques of managing buildings, facilities and grounds in a sustainable and environmentally responsible fashion;
  • Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive maintenance program;
  • Mandated rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing public housing maintenance;
  • Operational characteristics of tools and materials used in building and construction maintenance programs;
  • Preventative maintenance programs, principles and activities;
  • Community resources available to low-income residents;
  • Principles and practices of negotiation, coordination, and conflict resolution;
  • Principles and practices of project budget development, administration and control;
  • Eviction and court practices and procedures;
  • Methods and techniques of conducting housing quality inspections;
  • Building codes, Housing Quality Standards, and UPCS and;
  • Methods, principles and practices of report preparation;
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.

Ability to:

  • Communicate and work with individuals and households with multiple, severe and chronic disabilities, mental illness, and diverse social and economic backgrounds;
  • Exemplify traits that reflect the agency's culture, including integrity, a customer service orientation, cultural sensitivity, trustworthiness, flexibility and a willingness to change;
  • Mediate disputes and resolve conflicts;
  • Resolve tenant issues in a positive and timely manner;
  • Prepare and retain maintenance reports, records and files;
  • Establish, monitor and maintain inventory levels;
  • Manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities;
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude when dealing with coworkers, prospective residents, current residents and the general public;
  • Organize, set priorities and exercise sound independent judgment within areas of responsibility;
  • Maintain highly sensitive and confidential information;
  • Conduct housing quality inspections, annual and interim eligibility reviews;
  • Develop, review, and approve completed maintenance work;
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting, internet, research, database, word processing and spreadsheet applications,
  • Aptitude and interest necessary to further develop knowledge and abilities.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education:

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration or a related field.

Experience:

Three years of increasingly responsible experience working in the property management field with a property management company or housing agency with disadvantaged, special needs populations. Management experience at a tax credit, section 8 and public housing apartment community preferred.

License or Certificate

  • Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
  • ARM or PHM certification preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and data entry and web search skills are essential to perform this job successfully.

Ability to speak conversationally in multiple languages is preferable.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=253686&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Department: School Age – Sabin School

4013 NE 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97212

Job Title: School Age Lead Teacher [Sabin]

Department: School Age

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full time (30-32 hpw) nonexempt. 10am-6pm M-Th

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12.  A lead 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with children ages 5-12 in a before and after school program in NE Portland
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Attend all meetings or trainings
  • Serve snacks
  • Assist the site director with lesson/ activity plans
  • Become familiar with and adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Report to the site director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1 year of experience working with children in a licensed facility and/or 2-3 years of education in child development or education
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Knowledge of child development for ages K-12 with documentation to prove such as college transcripts, training certificates, CDA or at least step 7 in the Oregon Registry
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Aid site director in overseeing other teachers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=252207&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

4720 N Maryland Ave, Portland, OR 97217

What Sets Peninsula Children’s Learning Center Apart:

  • 3 hours of weekly planning time for teachers
  • 1:4 ratio in 0-3 program; 1:10 ratio in 3-5 program
  • Built in support staff to cover breaks, planning and lunches
  • Beautiful, large playground with plenty of opportunities for nature-based play
  • Large common area where children and families congregate
  • Beautiful, historic building with spacious classrooms and lots of natural light
  • Sliding fee tuition scale to support families of all income levels
  • Tuition discounts for employees
  • Early Head Start community partner
  • 24 hours of in-house professional development yearly
  • Early childhood mental health consultants
  • Community celebrations throughout the year
  • Cozy teacher planning library
  • Well-stocked resource/work room
  • Comfortable break room with complimentary tea

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.

Job Title: Infant Teacher (ages 0-3)

Department: PCLC

Reports To: PCLC director

Pay: $14-$15/hr

Type: Full time

Note: Teachers with RIE (resources for infant educarers) experience preferred

The Early Childhood Education Teacher at Peninsula Children’s Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team.
  • Create an intentional learning environment  which facilitates children’s exploration that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner
  • Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations
  • Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child’s educational process
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required.
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Course work in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 or higher on Oregon Registry
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in a licensed center
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Teacher will commit to and follow the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • 24 hours of ongoing professional development to meet QRIS standards and manage these hours through ORO independently
  • Staying current with knowledge and research of early childhood education and care

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Enrollment in the CCD Criminal History Registry and maintain this.
  • Obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment and maintain:
  1. First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  2. Oregon Food Handlers card
  3. Enrollment in Oregon Registry Online
  4. Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=249253&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title: Pre-K Relief Teacher

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Reports To: PCLC Department Manager

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher at Peninsula Children's Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day 
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children.
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children 
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily 
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team 
  • Create an intentional learning environment which facilitates children's exploration that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years 
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner 8. Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) 
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations --Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals 
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities 
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format 
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness 
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning 
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child 
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families 
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child's educational process 
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality 
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children 
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available 
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required. 
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
  1. First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  2. Food Handlers Card
  3. Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  • A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  • Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  • Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  • Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  • Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  • Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods:

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=249257&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title: Relief Teacher - Infants

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Reports To: PCLC Department Manager

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher at Peninsula Children's Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day 
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children.
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children 
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily 
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team 
  • Create an intentional learning environment which facilitates children's exploration that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years 
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner 8. Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) 
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations --Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals 
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities 
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format 
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness 
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning 
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child 
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families 
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child's educational process 
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality 
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children 
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available 
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required. 
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card
    • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  1. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  2. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  3. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  4. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  5. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  6. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  7. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods:

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=249255&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title: Floating Teacher

Department: PCLC Early child education

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part time

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position at an early childhood education center with kids ages 6 weeks-5 years. The center is open 7am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and regular hours will be within this timeframe. A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an early childhood center in N Portland
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Serve meals and snacks in accordance with developmental best practices and USDA standards
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and center rules and requirements
  • Work in classrooms with a 4:1 or 10:1 ratio depending on children’s age, assisting lead teachers in all aspects of developmentally appropriate childcare
  • Report to the operations director

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Some experience working with young children
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 7am and 6pm; regular schedule will be assigned
  • Basic computer knowledge including email

Qualifications

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card
    • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  2. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  3. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  4. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  5. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  6. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  7. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  8. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

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Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title: Substitute teacher

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part time

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position at an early childhood education center with kids ages 6 weeks-5 years. The center is open 7am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and regular hours will be within this timeframe. A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an early childhood center in N Portland

Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up

Serve meals and snacks in accordance with developmental best practices and USDA standards

Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and center rules and requirements

Work in classrooms with a 4:1 or 10:1 ratio depending on children’s age, assisting lead teachers in all aspects of developmentally appropriate childcare

Report to the operations director

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Some experience working with young children

Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education

Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number

Available between the hours of 7am and 6pm; regular schedule will be assigned

Basic computer knowledge including email

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
  1. First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  2. Food Handlers Card
  3. Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  • A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  • Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  • Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  • Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  • Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  • Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

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Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

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Job Title: PCLC Preschool Teacher

Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay Rate: $13-15/hr

Type: Full-time non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher is dedicated to the development of the whole child and creates and engages in interactive and fun activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities with lead and/or assistant teachers
  • Create environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Support the philosophy that children learn through play
  • Respect ethnic and cultural differences
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulation requirements
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Coursework in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 on Oregon Registry
  • Preschool CDA
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in licensed center
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families\
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enrollment in the Child Care Division Central Background Registry and willing to obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

This Posting:

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Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Department: Early Head Start – Applegate School

7650 N Commercial Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Job Title: Teacher – Early Head Start

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Head Start Program Manager

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

Type: Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

Neighborhood House’s American Indian, Native Alaskan Early Head Start program provides an opportunity for participants to learn, grow, and thrive in a culturally rich environment that emphasizes parents as primary teachers, a co-operative environment between families, teachers, family advocates, and other staff, connection to community resources, and learning through child-led play. Our program is designed to meet the needs of infants and toddlers to foster positive and appropriate social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and literacy development, so our community’s children and families are stronger for life.

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.

This position is a based on a 40 hour work week full year position. Pay:$16.50-$17.50/hour and based on experience.

Preference in hiring given to qualified teacher with Native American heritage.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Classroom Management

  • Establish and maintain a positive classroom climate, utilizing PBIS framework
  • Ensure the safety of children and staff in the classroom at all times and monitor the physical and social/emotional wellbeing of the children while relating to each child with acceptance, understanding, and care
  • Supervise students in order to protect students from conditions harmful to learning, mental and physical health, and safety
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, staff, equipment, materials, and facilities, indoors and outdoors
  • Ensure the classroom supplies and children’s art, routine charts, word labels, etc. are at the children’s eye level and easily accessible
  • Follow a consistent routine which includes: small and large group activities, skill development, choice-time, music and art, structured physical activity, free play, and effective transitions between activities
  • Arrange the classroom environment to encourage exploration, problem solving, team-building/positive socialization, choice-making, and an area for down time
  • Assist in setup and cleanup of activities, projects, and meals both in the classroom and outside
  • Assist with diaper changes and potty training according to policy and procedures and according to each child’s developmental ability.
  • Ensure all adults in the classroom understand and practice positive behavior management and understand the safety, health, and emergency management policies and procedure

Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Assessment

  • Develop and implement appropriate lesson plans using Creative Curriculum, classroom observations and data from various assessment tools by:
    • Leading the teaching team in develping and implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans that include all developmental domains (social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language/literacy);
    • Ensuring lessn plans are both children and teacher directed, inclusive of all children and utilize an anti-bias curriculum based on the needs, abilities, and interests of enrolled children;
    • Establish weekly, mnthly, and yearly goals that promote individual and group educational plans and include Head Start Performance Standard requirements;
    • Submitting weekly lessn plans to the Education Coordinator and post lesson plans in the classroom;
    • Ensuring Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) and Individual Family Services Plans (IFSP) gals/strategies are incorporated into weekly lesson planning and classroom set-up
  • Participate in monthly Professional Learning Communities (PLC), that may include other lead teachers, the classroom teaching staff, the Education, Inclusion, and Health and Family Services Coordinators, other staff, as well as with classroom Family Advocate

Family Engagement and Support

  • Promote a classroom and site atmosphere that reinforces meaningful involvement of families and volunteers, e.g. reading, leading an activity, introducing family culture
  • Support the role of families as the first and primary teachers of their children and assist families in understanding child development and positive parenting techniques
  • Conduct the required twice yearly parent/teacher conferences and home visits for the purpose of developing and updating the child’s ILP, supporting the family to meet their own parenting goals, and to share information about progress and educational strategies in the classroom and at home
  • Educate families on the importance of quality preschool and assist them in the transition of their child to the toddler or preschool classroom.
  • Communicate regularly with families about their child’s progress in the classroom, as well as review the results and implications of all developmental screenings, throughout the program year
  • Regularly meet with the family advocate assigned to the classroom to discuss child and family updates and concerns
  • Assist in the planning of and actively participate in family engagement events

Program Management

  • Develop and update a written ILP for each child with parent input and, if applicable, include IFSP goals in the ILP plan and document in Child Plus as they occur
  • Document observations of children and finalize checkpoints in TS GOLD for each child three times a year according to established timelines
  • Maintain accurate records in child files and Child Plus based on program policies
  • Document bi-yearly home visits, in Child Plus within 2 weeks after they occur
  • Complete and document required Ages and Stages (ASQ & ASQ:SE) developmental screenings within 45 days of child first entering program and interpret the screening results with the Inclusion Coordinator to determine if further evaluation is needed
  • Work with admin staff to utilize classroom assessments to improve child, family, and program outcomes
  • Meet with the early intervention team for each child with an IFSP to coordinate disabilities services once per year and as needed thereafter

Other

  • Assist in program policy and procedure development and updating as needed
  • Participate in program and agency committees when available
  • Attend all Head Start and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings
  • Attend and actively participate in required trainings and appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Engage in regular self-assessment and supervisor assessment of job performance
  • Participate in the program’s annual self-assessment as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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 is REQUIRED. Preference in hiring given to qualified teacher with Native American heritage.

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

Basic Proficiency of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher

Basic Proficiency of Outlook Mail, Calendar, and One Drive

Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred

Direct experience working with parents is preferred

Ability to speak conversationally in one of the languages spoken by the client base preferred

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to model positive and appropriate interactions with children and other adults
  • 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 team setting
  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive matters in a confidential nature

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 Certificatin
    • Fod Handler’s Card
  • Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test
  • Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry Step Program
  • This position requires own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and continuous coverage of car insurance (acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider)

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

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Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

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LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

Department: Aging Services – Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon 97219

Job Title: Bus Driver
Department: Aging Services
Reports To: Aging Services Program Manager
Pay: $16/hr
Type: Part time nonexempt

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for shuttle service for seniors and adults with disabilities Mondays through Fridays. Duties include driving the Downtown and Southwest RideAbout shuttles, and pick-up and take-home for social and nutritional rides, personal needs, and medical trips.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & 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 one-quarter full before beginning any route.
  • Interact appropriately with seniors and their caregivers.

 

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.
  • Collect and give donations to the Development Department, per Neighborhood House fundraising guidelines.
  • Attend Aging Services staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.

 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR 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.

Successful experience working with older adults and experience planning and conducting activities for adults.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=136045&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

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LMcFarland@nhpdx.org