Program Assistant - Rsg - Powell Butte

Metropolitan Family Service | Portland, OR

Posted Date 11/18/2020
Description

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Undisclosed

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: Not Specified

Salary Range: $16.50 Hourly

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Position Title: Ready, Set, Go Program Assistant

Reports To: Ready, Set, Go! Program Coordinator

Location: Powell Butte Elementary School

Dept/Program: Ready, Set, Go!

FTE: .60 (24 hours/week)

Limited Duration: January 2019 – June 30, 2019

Status: Non-exempt

Created: October 2018 Job Number: PAPB1112

_______________________________________________________________________

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position.

This is a limited duration position, working from November 2018 and ending on or before June 30, 2019. Position is 24 hours/week and does not offer benefits.

Values:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.
  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.
  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity.

General Function:

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Ready, Set, Go!, the Program Assistant is responsible for providing direct support to the day-to-day operations of the Kindergarten Readiness and Family engagement program. The Assistant will support the Parent Child Interaction Groups (PCIG’s) including lesson planning, lead physical activities class, coordinate volunteers, and build trusting relationships with program participants.

Diversity

  • Values working in a multicultural, diverse environment
  • Values and supports inclusion and program access for participants
  • Supports agency goals for enhancing diversity

Collaboration

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively (written and verbal) with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Ability to work collaboratively within all program areas of MFS as well as other agencies and partners
  • Ability and commitment to work effectively within a team-dependent environment
  • Ability to connect position roles and agency mission

Program Implementation

  • Ability to effectively manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to recognize and manage critical situations including following mandatory reporting regulations and responsibilities
  • Model expected behavior for children and adults guided by appropriate child development.
  • Work effectively within a team-dependent environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities depending on the needs of the program
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills in a language in addition to English
  • Possesses excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Ability and commitment to continuous quality improvements and innovation
  • Ability to understand and execute RSG philosophy in day to day duties

Teamwork

Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other MFS staff and volunteers and to model effective teamwork skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all the activities planned by the Program Coordinator
  • Support all needs for Parent-Child Interaction group including set-up and clean-up
  • Support purchasing needs for RSG programming with MFS provided funding
  • Maintain a high-quality preschool environment to the Ready, Set, Go! standards
  • Create monthly planning for physical activity class
  • Organize materials and volunteers in order to implement physical activity class
  • Attend regularly occurring supervision meetings with Program Coordinator, Program Staff, and Agency
  • Organize and maintain program file and documentation as required

 

Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English and a second language that matches the demographics of catchment area families is required. Preferred languages include Nepalese and/or Spanish
  • Knowledge and understanding of Positive Discipline
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse families
  • Successful knowledge of and competency to operate a personal computer and utilization of the internet
  • Competency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Certification, Associates, or higher education degree, in Early Childhood Education or minimum of 2 years of classroom experience in Early Childhood Education (ages preferred 0-3; 3-5)

Other Requirements:

Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland Metropolitan area in a timely manner. If driving a personal vehicle must maintain a valid driver license for the state of residency, personal auto liability insurance coverage and a driving record permitting coverage under the agency auto liability policy.

MFS requires all employees and volunteers to complete a criminal background check which includes a fingerprint background check. We review the results of all background checks individually and consider all of the circumstances of any issues that arise in a background check during the hiring process.

Work Environment:

Work is normally performed in a collaborative classroom/office environment and/or at other locations as deemed necessary. May require occasional early morning, weekend or evening work. Position requires regular use of computer, telephone, fax machine, scanner, copier and may require accessing locations by use of stairs.

Position Title: Ready, Set, Go Program Assistant

Reports To: Ready, Set, Go! Program Coordinator

Location: Powell Butte Elementary School

Dept/Program: Ready, Set, Go!

FTE: .60 (24 hours/week)

Limited Duration: January 2019 – June 30, 2019

Status: Non-exempt

Created: October 2018 Job Number: PAPB1112

_______________________________________________________________________

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position.

This is a limited duration position, working from November 2018 and ending on or before June 30, 2019. Position is 24 hours/week and does not offer benefits.

Values:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.
  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.
  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity.

General Function:

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Ready, Set, Go!, the Program Assistant is responsible for providing direct support to the day-to-day operations of the Kindergarten Readiness and Family engagement program. The Assistant will support the Parent Child Interaction Groups (PCIG’s) including lesson planning, lead physical activities class, coordinate volunteers, and build trusting relationships with program participants.

Diversity

  • Values working in a multicultural, diverse environment
  • Values and supports inclusion and program access for participants
  • Supports agency goals for enhancing diversity

Collaboration

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively (written and verbal) with a broad range of individuals and groups
  • Ability to work collaboratively within all program areas of MFS as well as other agencies and partners
  • Ability and commitment to work effectively within a team-dependent environment
  • Ability to connect position roles and agency mission

Program Implementation

  • Ability to effectively manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Ability to recognize and manage critical situations including following mandatory reporting regulations and responsibilities
  • Model expected behavior for children and adults guided by appropriate child development.
  • Work effectively within a team-dependent environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities depending on the needs of the program
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills in a language in addition to English
  • Possesses excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Ability and commitment to continuous quality improvements and innovation
  • Ability to understand and execute RSG philosophy in day to day duties

Teamwork

Ability to work independently and to collaborate with other MFS staff and volunteers and to model effective teamwork skills

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all the activities planned by the Program Coordinator
  • Support all needs for Parent-Child Interaction group including set-up and clean-up
  • Support purchasing needs for RSG programming with MFS provided funding
  • Maintain a high-quality preschool environment to the Ready, Set, Go! standards
  • Create monthly planning for physical activity class
  • Organize materials and volunteers in order to implement physical activity class
  • Attend regularly occurring supervision meetings with Program Coordinator, Program Staff, and Agency
  • Organize and maintain program file and documentation as required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in English and a second language that matches the demographics of catchment area families is required. Preferred languages include Nepalese and/or Spanish
  • Knowledge and understanding of Positive Discipline
  • Knowledge of child development
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse families
  • Successful knowledge of and competency to operate a personal computer and utilization of the internet
  • Competency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Certification, Associates, or higher education degree, in Early Childhood Education or minimum of 2 years of classroom experience in Early Childhood Education (ages preferred 0-3; 3-5)

Other Requirements:

Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland Metropolitan area in a timely manner. If driving a personal vehicle must maintain a valid driver license for the state of residency, personal auto liability insurance coverage and a driving record permitting coverage under the agency auto liability policy.

MFS requires all employees and volunteers to complete a criminal background check which includes a fingerprint background check. We review the results of all background checks individually and consider all of the circumstances of any issues that arise in a background check during the hiring process.

Work Environment:

Work is normally performed in a collaborative classroom/office environment and/or at other locations as deemed necessary. May require occasional early morning, weekend or evening work. Position requires regular use of computer, telephone, fax machine, scanner, copier and may require accessing locations by use of stairs.

Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit | Social Services
Position Type
Part Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$16.50 Hourly
Salary Type
/hr.

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