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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 JOB OPENINGS

Posted on April 15, 2014

Job Title:             SUN Site Coordinator for Peninsula K-8 School
Salary Range:     $14.70 -  $18.01  DOE
Hours:                40 hours per week (includes full benefits)
Department:        Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:       April 30, 2014  

Position Description:
This position is responsible for day-to-day operations of SUN School’s extended day activities, the program's  social services referral and coordination systems and works in close collaboration with school’s principal, SUN CS Partner agencies, school staff, student support team (if applicable), and SUN advisory body.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with school’s staff, SUN advisory body, and Neighborhood House to design before and afterschool programs that meet objectives of SUN Annual Plan and required outcomes/outputs.
  • Responsible for overall coordination of SUN School operations, including scheduling, recruitment of classes and participants, selection of participants, and site supervision of after school activities.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with a broad array of community partners to enrichprogram offerings and strengthen the support for SUN school programs. 
  • Survey and assess community needs and strengths for meeting needs at the school..
  • Coordinate federal after school suppers for SUN School.
  • Recruit, screen and oversee hiring documents for SUN School staff members. 
  • Under direction of Youth and Family Services Program Manager and Principal, responsible for program development of the academic and recreational summer program activities.
  • Work collaboratively with school’s staff to refer families in need of social services to Neighborhood House resources and/or other community organizations.
  • Develop positive student relationships to foster a relationship of trust and support students’ achievements and work with students to help problem-solve conflicts and develop social skills as needed.
  • Develop program materials, brochures, forms and registration materials following NeighborhoodHouse and/or the funding organization’s guidelines, as approved by the Youth and Family Services Program Manager.
  • Monitor SUN School Annual Plan, assess progress and take action to achieve required programoutcomes.
  • Responsible for accurate recordkeeping and timely submission of required reports, such as mid-year and end-of-year reports, volunteer hour reports, and other program reports from ServicePoint database as needed.
  • Assist Youth and Family Services Program Manager with SUN School budget tracking.
  • Attend school meetings (faculty, PTA, et al.) or community meetings as requested.
  • Participate collaboratively in major school events as needed.
  • In partnership with Neighborhood House’s Development Department, perform outreach to localbusinesses and companies to solicit cash, volunteer, or in-kind resources to enhance SUN school activities.
  • Work collaboratively with community partners, school staff, PTA, et al., to increase parent or familyinvolvement.
  • Attend Neighborhood House Youth & Family Services staff meetings, management meetings andall-staff meetings.
  • Attend Multnomah County’s bi-monthly SUN School meetings. 

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or related field and three (3) years full-time experience with
elementary and middle school-aged youth or educational programs; with one (1) year of supervising
employees is required; program management experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Must have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently at school location.  
 
Experience & ability to work effectively with multiple organizational partners to deliver services to youth and families. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel is essential.
 
Excellent oral and written communication skills and exceptional organizational skills required. Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, fostering relationships, group planning, and decision-making processes are crucial.
 
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 and to work with sensitive and confidential information.  Must have computer skills adequate to prepare program materials and reports and enter data in county-wide Service Point database.
  
Position Considerations:
Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.
Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. 
To apply, submit résumé and cover letter via one of the following methods –
 
E-mail:
personnel@nhweb.org (job title must be in e-mail subject line)
 
U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/ SUN Site Coordinator - Peninsula K-8 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:                   SUN Site Coordinator for Jackson Middle School
Salary Range:           $14.70 -  $18.01  DOE
Hours:                      40 hours per week (includes full benefits)
Department:             Youth and Family Services
Closing Date:           April 30, 2014
 
Position Description:
This position is responsible for day-to-day operations of SUN School’s extended day activities, the program's  social services referral and coordination systems and works in close collaboration with school’s principal, SUN CS Partner agencies, school staff, student support team (if applicable), and SUN advisory body.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with school’s staff, SUN advisory body, and Neighborhood House to design before and afterschool programs that meet objectives of SUN Annual Plan and required outcomes/outputs.
  • Responsible for overall coordination of SUN School operations, including scheduling, recruitment ofclasses and participants, selection of participants, and site supervision of after school activities.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with a broad array of community partners to enrichprogram offerings and strengthen the support for SUN School programs.
  • Survey and assess community needs and strengths for meeting needs at the middle school. 
  • Recruit, screen and oversee hiring documents for SUN School staff members. 
  • Under direction of Youth and Family Services Program Manager and Principal, responsible for program development of the academic and recreational summer program activities.
  • Work collaboratively with school’s staff to refer families in need of social services to Neighborhood House resources and/or other community organizations.
  • Develop positive student relationships to foster a relationship of trust and support students’ achievements and work with students to help problem-solve conflicts and develop social skills as needed.
  • Develop program materials, brochures, forms and registration materials following NeighborhoodHouse and/or the funding organization’s guidelines, as approved by the Youth and Family Services Program Manager.
  • Monitor SUN School Annual Plan, assess progress and take action to achieve required programoutcomes.
  • Responsible for accurate recordkeeping and timely submission of required reports, such mid-year andend-of-year reports, volunteer hour reports, and other program reports from ServicePoint database as needed.
  • Assist Youth and Family Services Program Manager with SUN School budget tracking.
  • Attend school meetings (faculty, PTA, et al.) or community meetings as requested.
  • Participate collaboratively in major school events as needed.
  • In partnership with Neighborhood House’s Development Department, perform outreach to local businessesand companies to solicit cash, volunteer, or in-kind resources to enhance SUN school activities.
  • Work collaboratively with community partners, school staff, PTA, et al., to increase parent or familyinvolvement.
  • Attend Neighborhood House Youth & Family Services staff meetings, management meetings andall-staff meetings.
  • Attend Multnomah County’s bi-monthly SUN School meetings.
  • Coordinate and purchase food supplies for after school snacks for SUN School.
  • Collect and handle all program fees, checks and cash received, in accordance with Neighborhood House’s fiscal policies and procedures. 

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, or related field and three (3) years full-time experience with
middle school-aged youth or educational programs; with one (1) year of supervising
employees is required; program management experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Must have a positive and enthusiastic attitude and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently at school location.  
 
Experience & ability to work effectively with multiple organizational partners to deliver services to youth and families. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel is essential.
 
Excellent oral and written communication skills and exceptional organizational skills required. Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, fostering relationships, group planning, and decision-making processes are crucial.
 
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 and to work with sensitive and confidential information.  Must have computer skills adequate to prepare program materials and reports and enter data in county-wide Service Point database.
 
Position Considerations:
Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.
Must pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment. 
To apply, submit résumé and cover letter via one of the following methods –
 
E-mail:
personnel@nhweb.org (job title must be in e-mail subject line)
 
U.S. Mail:
Human Resources/ SUN Site Coordinator – Jackson Middle 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:                        Food Box Assistant
Salary Range:                $10.61 - $12.63 DOE
Hours:                           24 hours per week (with pro-rated benefits)
Department:                   Community Services
Closing Date:                 April 30, 2014
 
Position Description
This position will be responsible for assisting the food box distribution for low income families living in our service area.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all Oregon Food Bank Standards for food storage and distribution, as taught by the Oregon Food Bank.
  • Stock shelves, defrost freezers and check freezer temperature, check equipment monthly and log results regularly.
  • Maintain a clean food storage area and clean equipment.
  • Accept food donations.
  • Pick up food donations as needed.
  • Share responsibility for Neighborhood House coverage including crisis intervention such as filling in the front desk, being extra support with difficult clients, etc.
  • Attend Neighborhood House and department meetings as requested by supervisor.
  • Participate in Neighborhood House functions such as meetings, trainings, etc.
  • Required schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm and Thursday (occasional evenings). 

Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED and one (1) years of experience; preferably within the field of non-profit, community services setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access and Outlook and operating of all office equipment. Ability to perform well in a fast-paced, stressful environment with competing demands.   Ability to follow general directions.
 
Ability to drive a 5 speed transmission and be comfortable driving a box truck.
 
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. Good 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. 
 
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch and climb stairs. Must be capable of moving and maneuvering furniture and equipment as required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds up and down the stairs. Must be capable of moving and maneuvering furniture and equipment as required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 
Position Considerations:
Must maintain current food handler’s permit; which can be received after hire and sponsored by Neighborhood House.
Must be able to drive a Neighborhood House vehicle, including manual transmission and be insurable by the Neighborhood House’s 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/ Food Box 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