Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 9:05 PM
Who we are: Neighborhood House is here for families facing hunger and homelessness, vulnerable seniors and children who need help in school. Founded in 1905 by the Portland Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, Neighborhood House was the city's first organization committed to helping the many immigrants who were arriving at that time, and living primarily in South Portland. What we do: Neighborhood House assists low-income, recent immigrant and other 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. 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. 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 a low-cost medical plan with no additional out-of-pocket expenses (really!) through our Nonstop Wellness broker, low-cost dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403B, FSA, and more. We also offer generous paid time off policy, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions. Finally, Neighborhood House eligible for credit in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Job Title: Teacher Department: School Age Program Reports To: School Age Director School: Sabin Pay: $12/hr Type: Part time (25 hours per week, this position works mornings) Positions open: 1 POSITION SUMMARY This is a teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12. A 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 meetings or trainings 2-3 times per month Serve snacks Support the site director with lesson/ activity plans 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 3 months of experience working with children in a licensed facility 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 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm daily Knowledge of using email SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES none 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 OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES Reliable transportation Ability to fluently speak a language in addition to English is a plus LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solving. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. HAZARD RISK AT RISK: This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working. Application Guidelines/Contact: To apply, please submit resume and cover letter Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position. Helping Neighbors Help Themselves With the right support, people can overcome serious challenges. Just ask the thousands of people Neighborhood House assists each year. Neighborhood House is a leading Portland non-profit social service provider and delivers innovative, life-changing programs for low-income people of all ages. Our programs prepare children for success in school and life, help families move beyond poverty, and support seniors to continue living independently. Who We Serve Approximately 18,000 low-income children, families and seniors each year across the greater Portland area. Our clients represent a remarkably diverse mix of ethnicities and cultures, including many recent immigrants from Latin America, Africa, Russia and the Middle East. Our Team We currently have more than 150 regular staff and 500 volunteers, who give more than 20,000 hours of service each year.
• Location: Portland
• Post ID: 25864217 portland