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Middle School Program Specialist - Portland

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Classification: Full-Time 

Compensation:   $38,272-$49,754 

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for using a deeply relational approach to work in partnership with Portland Public and/or Reynolds School District to implement culturally responsive programming for 30 students from historically marginalized backgrounds or who have been identified as Academic Priority. This position works with students to express care, challenge growth, provide support, share power, and expand possibilities, all through an equity lens, within the classroom and beyond.Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Equity: This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that make that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

2. Relationships: Build resilient connections with students via one-on-one and group mentoring, consistently collaborate with parents to foster student growth, and be a positive representation of the organization as you coordinate with teachers, administration, and school partners.

3. Programming: Collaborate closely with an on-site team, and independently plan and facilitate programs for a group of students in either 6th, 7th, or 8th grade students. Cocreate a culture of inclusion and community with students via school day mentoring and

after-school enrichment program.

4. Logistics: Proactively assess and monitor program requirements and respond accordingly, manage program budget, engagement for an individual caseload of students, prepare for lessons, field trips, and other events. Follow-up and redirect to be responsive to unforeseen circumstances.

Job Duties:

Program

  • Recruit and retain student program participants.
  • Responsible for a caseload of students, and making decisions based in safety and policy while working independently with individual and groups of students.
  • Through a racial equity lens, build long-term, culturally responsive, power-sharing mentoring relationships with student program participants.
  • Build brave spaces and help students push past conflict and perceptions in order to create a culture of inclusion and community, and that prioritize student voice and sharing power by involving students in co-leading activities, curriculum, and decision-making.
  • Facilitate and develop engaging anti-racist and social justice focused curriculum and activities, and in-school & after-school programming.
  • Build and maintain consistent classroom management structures and boundaries. Use adaptability to facilitate learning opportunities in challenging situations.
  • Build relationships and partner with teachers, school administration, and other school and community partners to support program logistics and academic enrichment.
  • Complete home visits with each participant’s family. Use home visits, family engagement events, and consistent communication to support families and connect with financial and resource support as needed. Have knowledge of resources available in the school and community
  • Collaborate with supervisor and program team to organize family engagement events and utilize consistent communication to support students’ families and communities.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Maintain a high level of creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience.
  • Safely transports youth in Camp Fire vehicles on monthly field trips and follows field trip protocol.

Administrative

  • Maintains a balanced program budget. With support from supervisor, makes program purchases according to program policies.
  • Track and monitor program data, completing daily data collection and documentation.
  • Collaborate with supervisor and program team to create plans and strategies to meet program requirements on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete necessary forms and paperwork according to program policy, including student registration, incident reporting, and evaluations.
  • Use scheduling and planning techniques that work for you to prioritize and accomplish simultaneously-occurring aspects of program. Self-start and be proactive with new projects and tasks.
  • Maintain punctual, regular and predictable attendance and accessibility.
  • Attend meetings and events, as required. Proactively communicate about scheduling conflicts.
  • Engage in self-initiative and independent work to accomplish job duties. Including, self-study, research, and asking for support as needed.

Collaboration

  • Invest in a collaborative team culture via intentional communication, acknowledging and tending to impact, and proactively uphold responsibilities in order to maximize positive impact for each person involved.
  • Display excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, school partners, community partners, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively under pressure.
  • Commit to a culture of development by openly receiving, implementing, and sharing feedback.
  • Participate in 3-week onboarding training period and ongoing professional development opportunities offered or presented by Camp Fire.

Remote Job Duties

  • During COVID-19 school closures, digital mentoring and distance learning support will be provided to student program participants.
  • Ability to use video, phone, social media, and other online platforms to build and maintain relationships with program participants.
  • Collaborate with school staff to establish structure for digital 1×1 and group mentoring, lessons, homework support, and family engagement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. This position works closely with an on-site team, and independently plans and facilitates program for a group of students in either 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to use a deep commitment to equity to flexibly frame, adapt to, and navigate unforeseen situations.
  • Dedication and investment in developmental relationships in all contexts.
  • Dedication and investment in social justice and mitigating social inequalities.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team with students, families, school staff, and co-workers and work across differences.
  • Awareness of how to balance tasks and set boundaries to prioritize and balance multiple tasks at once.
  • Belief in the value and potential of each individual and a commitment to disrupting oppression.
  • Use self-starting, personal vision, and creativity to build relationships while simultaneously accomplishing all position requirements.
  • Model relational engagement by being willing to do what we ask our students to do, demonstrating healthy relationships and boundaries, recovering from setbacks, and having fun.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the positions at a high level. Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities.

Two to five years related experience and/or training in youth development and supervision OR coursework in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or a related field OR A combination of experience and education.

Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities. Three years of experience teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented youth is strongly preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

We strive to serve youth in the most culturally responsive ways and prefer proficiency in Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Vietnamese, or Somali.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid insurable Driver’s License preferred. A current CPR/First Aid Certification is required.

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. 

The employee must frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and detect sound. The employee is frequently required to be stationary; traverse, detect objects; ascend or balance; get low to the ground to move an object and detect scents and flavors.

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 outdoor weather

conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Dishwasher & Kitchen Assistant

 

Classification: Seasonal

Reports to: Food Service Manager  

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation: $16/hour (if living offsite) OR $80/day plus room & board (if living onsite)

Position Overview: 

This position is responsible for working as a member of the kitchen staff including washing meal prep dishes, assisting with food preparation, cleaning, and other kitchen support tasks as needed. If living off-site, this role requires regular travel to and from Sandy, Oregon; option to live on-site throughout summer if desired.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. This role will come in contact with campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  • Ability to commit to learning and applying an equity lens to job duties and community building.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation including supporting Namanu by assisting with duties outside of this role.
  • Open to feedback and contributing to an environment of continual learning. 

2. Supports kitchen team with cleaning of kitchen and dining spaces including implementation of Covid-19 policies, inventory, and other kitchen support tasks as needed.

  • Unload and stack food and equipment deliveries.
  • Properly store, label, and rotate kitchen stock as needed.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of dishes, kitchen equipment, work stations, and food storage areas. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities. 

Qualifications: 

Ability to perform job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Displays communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Has a High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. We are able to hire a small number of current high-school aged staff that are at least 16-years-old, but the majority of our staff must be 18 years or older.
  • Willingness to learn new kitchen skills including but not limited to: food prep, use of commercial dishwasher, and proper cleaning techniques. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manages time efficiently, move with purpose & urgency, and proactively solve problems.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and follow instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, ServSafe certification, and First Aid & CPR certification. 

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.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. In compliance with covid-19 protocols, employees may be asked to wear a face mask when not actively consuming food/beverage depending on current state standards.

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 wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; exposure to cleaning chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Overnight Camp Kitchen Prep & Production

Classification: Seasonal

Reports to: Food Service Manager  

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation: $18-20/hour (if living offsite) OR $100-$125/day plus room & board (if living onsite)

Position Overview: 

This position is responsible for working as a member of the kitchen staff and assisting the Food Service Manager & Lead Cook to prepare meals, follow health, safety, and any relevant Covid-19 policies, and ensure that camper and staff dietary needs and restrictions are safely met. If living off-site, this role requires regular travel to and from Sandy, Oregon; option to live on-site throughout summer if desired.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. This role will come in contact with campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  • Ability to commit to learning and applying an equity lens to job duties and community building.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation including supporting Namanu by assisting with duties outside of this role.
  • Open to feedback and contributing to an environment of continual learning. 

2. Assist in food preparation and serving for each meal including main course, sides, baking, making salads, preparing the serving area for each meal, and filling condiment dispensers.

  • Follow recipes or cooking instructions to support preparation and executing of daily menu items.
  • Set up and/or break down kitchen and serving areas before and after meals.

3. Work with kitchen team to complete inventory, clean work areas including implementation of health, safety, and Covid-19 policies, and other kitchen tasks as needed. This includes: 

  • Unload and stack food and equipment deliveries.
  • Properly store, label, and rotate kitchen stock as needed.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of dishes, kitchen equipment, work stations, and food storage areas. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

To be determined based on experience and performance. If elevated to supervisor role, applicant must carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 

Qualifications: 

Ability to perform job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Displays communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Has a High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. We are able to hire a small number of current high-school aged staff that are at least 16-years-old, but the majority of our staff must be 18 years or older.
  • Basic knife skills and/or willingness to learn new kitchen skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manages time efficiently, move with purpose & urgency, and proactively solve problems.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and follow instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, ServSafe certification, and First Aid & CPR certification. 

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.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. In compliance with covid-19 protocols, employees may be asked to wear a face mask when not actively consuming food/beverage depending on current state standards.

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 wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; exposure to cleaning chemicals; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Healthcare Provider at Camp Namanu

Classification: Seasonal

Reports to: Overnight Camp Director  

OT Exempt: (Salaried) 

Compensation Options: 1) Tax-deductible Donation of Time, 2) Trade for credit to Namanu camps or rentals, OR 3) Monetary compensation ($1050/week)

Position Overview:

This is a 1-week position that is responsible for providing comprehensive health care to campers and staff at summer camp, observing regulations of nursing practice, Covid-19 safety protocols and compliance with policies established by Camp Fire Columbia. The Camp Nurse will remain on-site and on-call for 24-hour coverage to provide medical aide, consultation and/or intervention to ill or injured campers and staff. This position will collaborate with our Seasonal Healthcare Coordinator on management of healthcare center inventory, camper and staff medication, and other healthcare related tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Follows established Covid-19 protocols and management systems to ensure compliance with health guidelines including prevention measures, incident and outbreak response, and any other related preparation needs. 

2. Work with Healthcare Coordinator to manage healthcare building and services including assessing individual’s physical or mental health needs, providing appropriate interventions for campers and staff at camp, maintaining dispensary inventory and equipment, and requesting supplies as needed. 

3. Works with Healthcare Coordinator to review incoming camper and staff health forms and establishes procedure to secure, monitor, and administer all medication brought to camp per administrative rules and policies. 

4. This role will come in contact with campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

· Ability to commit to learning and applying an equity lens to the delivery of youth programming and community building.

· Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation including supporting Namanu by assisting with duties outside of this role.

· Open to feedback and contributing to an environment of continual learning. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall wellbeing of campers and supports staff with direct child supervision. No staff supervision responsibilities.

Qualifications: 

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.

· Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Pediatric, ER, or camp nursing experience is preferred.

· Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manages time and stress levels, and proactively solve problems.

· Ability to interact with campers of varying age levels.

· Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Required to be a licensed prescriber or Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon.

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.

The employee must frequently move up to 25 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to traverse varied terrain over the 60 acres of main camp, be stationary for prolonged periods, gather supplies from various heights and locations. In compliance with covid-19 protocols, employees may be asked to wear a face mask when not actively consuming food/beverage.

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 exposed to outdoor weather conditions 95% of the time. The employee may be occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional periods of excessive noise (i.e. meal times, talent show).

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Interim Assistant Director of Property at Camp Namanu

  

Classification: Full-Time 

Reports to: Camp Namanu Director of Property  

Exempt/Non-Exempt from OT rules: Exempt/Salaried

Compensation: $50,606-$65,790/year

Housing: Negotiable

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for supporting the Camp Namanu Director of Property (Director of Property) in all aspects of facility upkeep and maintenance.  This is a 6-month interim position with the possibility of extension depending on internal hiring outcomes and job performance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with campers, families, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Assists the Director of Property with regular camp maintenance, requiring a basic knowledge of facility upkeep and repair.
  3. Participates in and assists in all facets of camp facility maintenance.
  4. Lives on site when covering for the Director of Property, hosting rental groups or as needed.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains and operates a variety of vehicles.
  • Attends and supervises work projects at service weekends, corporate days of service and other service events. 
  • Directs groups while drawing boundaries in a tactful and friendly manner.
  • Assists with site tours.
  • Promotes the rental program through community building with current renters.
  • Performs custodial and cleaning duties, as assigned.
  • Acts as on-call support for Namanu events and facilities.
  • Brings opportunities for donated and discounted materials and services to the attention of the Camp Namanu Executive Director (CNED) and/or Director of Development.
  • Supports Camp Namanu Director of Programs and CNED as needed to ensure highest quality summer camp experiences, and client experiences.
  • Supports Camp Namanu Rental Manager to ensure the highest quality experience for all rental groups.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Acts as a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire… we are in it for the kids!

Other:

  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events, as required.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position supervises the seasonal maintenance staff, volunteers, contracted workers and others as needed in the absence of the Director of Property. 

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Requirements

Equity

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position at a high level.  

A high level of competence in all facets of facility maintenance, including but not limited to all aspects of carpentry and building, plumbing, electrical, septic, lawn and garden. Challenge course instruction experience is a plus.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Computer Skills:

Has advanced basic computer job skills including logging on to systems, ability to communicate by email, ability to compose documents, enter database information, download forms, and preserve/backup important data.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card and First Aid & CPR certification. This position requires a valid insurable Driver’s License.

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.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to perform periods of repetitive motion tasks (hammering, drilling, etc.).

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 regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Director of Property at Camp Namanu

  

Classification: Full Time Year Round

Reports to: Camp Namanu Executive Director  (CNED)

Exempt/Non-Exempt from OT rules: Exempt/Salaried

Compensation: $58,198-$75,670 per year

Housing: Negotiable

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for providing direct and indirect maintenance and upkeep for Camp Namanu to ensure that it is safe and that it meets the needs of staff and clients.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Ensures that Namanu facility, fleet, and equipment are in compliance with all ACA, Camp Fire, county, state, and governmental guidelines.  
  3. Supervises and/or coordinates contractors, maintenance workers, county employees, Camp Fire staff, and volunteers.
  4. Lives onsite at Camp Namanu facility-(negotiable based on need and availability).
  5. Tracks and monitors use of camp inventory including paper goods, tools, and building supplies.

Job Duties:

  • Provides “first line” of maintenance for Namanu facilities and fleet.
  • Identifies projects outside of personal skill-set and solicits contractor bids.
  • Supports Camp Namanu Rental Manager and remains on site as a resource, when required.
  • Works with Namanu team on strategic plan for the facility.
  • Collaborates with Camp Namanu Executive Director (CNED) on creation and maintenance of facility and rental budgets.
  • Brings opportunities for donated and discounted materials and services to the attention of the Director of Camp Namanu Facilities & Programs and/or Director of Development.
  • Serves as a steward and protector of the Namanu environment.
  • Supports Camp Namanu Director of Programs and CNED as needed to ensure highest quality summer camp experiences, and client experiences.
  • Supports Camp Namanu Rental Manager to ensure the highest quality experience for all rental groups.
  • Acts as “on-call” support for Namanu programs and facility.  
  • Maintains positive relationship with neighbors, local officials, and shareholders.
  • Provides clear direction and priorities to direct reports and support them in the development of work-plans achieving success.
  • In accordance with HR policies, conducts frequent informal performance assessment with direct reports, and formal performance assessment annually.
  • Ensures availability to key staff for both structured and more informal, as-needed support.
  • Ensures that high expectations and accountability are balanced by fun, compassion, and support.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events, as required.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance. 
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises the Assistant Director of Property. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Relational Skills:

  • Open to receiving feedback and making on-going program adjustments.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manages time and stress levels, and proactively solve problems.
  • Culturally responsive with a passion for developing youth to achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • High level of professionalism, creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.
  • Maintain integrity by following through on responsibility and by accepting and abiding by decisions regarding program and policy in a positive manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.

Requirements

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

A high level of competence in all facets of facility maintenance, including but not limited to all aspects of carpentry and building, plumbing, electrical, septic, lawn and garden.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Computer Skills:

Has advanced basic computer job skills including logging on to systems, ability to communicate by email, ability to compose documents, enter database information, create presentations, download forms, and preserve/backup important data.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification, and a valid insurable Driver’s License. DHS Oregon Small Water System Operator, and Certified Pool Operator to be completed during employment. Lifeguard is preferred.

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.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

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 regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Before & After School On-call Support Staff - McMinnville/Portland/West Linn

Classification: Part Time, Temporary

Reports to: BAS Assistant Director

Not exempt from Overtime rules: (Hourly)

Compensation: $16.00-$18.40 hourly depending on state licensing staffing qualification (+ $3/hr COVID Hazard pay through June 30, 2022)

Position Overview:

On-call support staff will be contacted on a weekly or daily basis based on program staffing needs. On-call support staff will communicate availability with hiring manager and maintain an availability schedule with the BAS Assistant Director. Hours are not guaranteed. Pay is determined by position qualifications ranging from $16.00 – $18.40 (Aide 1 – Program Specialist) additionally a $1/hour for staff fluent in a language beneficial to programming and $3/hour as COVID Hazard pay through June 30, 2022. This is a part-time, regular position. At any time, on-call support staff can apply for a year-round position at a location recruiting for such position. The On-call support staff is an on-call position replacing sharing the responsibilities of Program Aide 1 through Program Specialist. This position will support programs that are needing extra staff to cover ratio, illness, pre-planned absences, and general service needs. On-call support staff will help program staff with breaks, general program support, student check-in/out, supply management, leading activities or pre-planned club activities, and other duties as assigned. This position will partner with on-site staff to ensure that safety and cleanliness standards are maintained in light of COVID-19. Together, we will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, service-learning, and leadership activities while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

Direct instruction and assistance of participants in an extra-curricular enrichment program setting while maintaining program expectations and behavior management. Facilitate pre-designed enrichment curriculum that supports the growth and development of participants. Understand and follow Office of Child Care licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards.

Job Duties:

  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Support staff and program participants during before and after school programming.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days when assigned.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Previous experience instructing in an afterschool program environment that involved solo teaching and outcome-based lesson planning will increase entry level compensation up to Program Specialist (level 3 staffing). Working knowledge of youth development and programming, including best practices in racial equity, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development is strongly preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and coworkers within the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Computer Skills:

Has basic computer job skills including logging on to systems, ability to communicate by email, ability to compose documents, enter database information, create presentations, download forms, and preserve/backup important data.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

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. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee will supervise K-5th grade children and will be required to interact through frequent walking, standing, sitting at small desks, running in a field or inside a gym, and navigating a playground, while observing multiple program participants.

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 frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud depending on the activity/day.

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Before & After School Site Supervisor - McMinnville

Classification: Full Time

Reports to: Multi-Site Coordinator

Compensation: Starting at $44,013 annually + $3,120 COVID Hazard pay through June 30, 2022

Our Commitment to Equity

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

Position Outcome:

Before & After School Site Supervisors will increase their experience and expertise in coaching and supporting staff through their solo teaching, lesson plan design and implementation and overall program effectiveness. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity and social justice. Site Supervisors will increase the proficiencies in leading meetings, program budgets, state licensing procedures, conducting performance management directives, providing/receiving constructive feedback, and building sustainable working relationships with families, staff members, and community partners.

Position Overview:

The Site Supervisor is responsible for supervising and facilitating Camp Fire Before & After School sequenced, club-style lessons in after school settings for diverse student populations at elementary schools in grades K-5. During summer months, the Site Supervisor is responsible for supporting Summer Day Camp programs through training, working on-site, performing observations, traveling on field trips and supply/materials coordination. Other summer duties include developing school year program materials, supporting hiring processes, preparing content and locations for the upcoming school year and assisting with other administrative duties in collaboration with BAS Multi-Site Coordinators and the Department Director to achieve overall program improvement. The Site Supervisor is responsible helping youth achieve developmental outcomes program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Overseeing all program operations at site as well as supervising the planning and teaching of curriculum that promotes culturally responsive, inclusive, anti-racist learning environments.
  2. Providing timely feedback to site staff members, conducting scheduled formal reviews, tracking yearly site training hours, and creating an environment that is responsive to the communities Camp Fire is a part of.
  3. Managing all administrative functions for the site and site staff including, but not limited to, timecards and edits, handling registration documents, site financial tracking, supply and material organization, and budgeting.
  4. Maintaining Camp Fire values and best practices, licensing standards and ensures program compliance in alignment with all OCC, state, federal, and district compliance regulations.
  5. Organizing all necessary program documents in a way that is prearranged for easy recall and presentation if needed by Camp Fire Leadership, OCC licensing, registration records, court cases. Families, district partners, etc.

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate programming in an after-school setting while maintaining safety, compliance, program expectations and behavior management.
  • Maintain organized, on-going records as required by the Camp Fire office, state of Oregon Office of Child Care, and School District Partners.
  • Allocate monthly budget dollars to program supplies and materials, maintains financial tracking and record keeping, and manage task of supply shopping for site.
  • Collaborate with the site team, program team, registrar, and administration regularly for up-to-date information regarding program participants, changes to schedules, licensing documents, and registration protocols.
  • Submit all weekly and monthly paperwork to the appropriate outlet according to deadlines. Support site team members in doing the same.
  • Work within school policies, rules and expectations and uphold all confidentiality requirements.
  • Develop positive working relationships with program participants, families and school staff.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Learn to market all in-service and full-day programs regardless of location of service.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinate family engagement activities.
  • Participate in the development, delivery and facilitation of all full-day programs.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, including site supervisor meetings and check-ins with the Multi-Site Coordinator and/or Department Director.
  • Collaborate with community partners, including, but not limited to, SUN School staff, enrichment program leaders/staff, school administration and office staff, and district custodial staff.
  • Engage in Youth Program Quality Assessment process.
  • Assist Multi-site Coordinators and Department Director with developing and delivering training for site staff.
  • Support the mission, purpose, and leadership of Camp Fire; project a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Provide clear direction and priorities to direct reports and supports team members in the development of SMART goals.
  • In accordance with HR policies, conducts frequent informal performance assessment with direct reports, and formal performance assessment three times annually.
  • Ensure availability to key staff for both structured and more informal, as-needed support and coaching.
  • Ensure that high expectations and accountability are balanced by fun, compassion, understanding and support.
  • Lead team-building activities to develop and sustain high staff satisfaction and morale.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events, as schedule and required.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for scheduled morning and afternoon shifts while also completing tasks and attending scheduled meetings off site.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display excellent communication skills required in working with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from supervisor.
  • Ability to take direction and feedback from team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises program teams to meet OCC ratio guidelines. Carry out supervisory responsibilities while supporting individuals in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; lead performance management and improvement plans; addressing complaints with a solutions-focused orientation.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming.
  • Culturally responsive with a passion for developing youth to achieve their full potential.
  • Open to receiving feedback and making on-going program adjustments.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage time and stress levels, and proactively solve problems.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptive, responsive, creativity, energetic, organized, self-motivated, empathetic, and patient.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times
  • Maintain integrity by following through on responsibilities and by accepting and abiding by decisions regarding program and policy in a positive manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or Master’s degree (M.A) from four -year college or university in the field; or two to five years related experience and/or training in the field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Step 8 or above on the Oregon Step Registry and/or equivalent training/experience is required. One or more years working in a supervisory position.

Working knowledge and understanding of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, academic enrichment, life-skills, and leadership development, and academic enrichment. Understanding and application of OCC licensing policies and procedures for managing a licensed child care facility. Previous experience working in an after-school program environment that involved solo teaching, outcome-based lesson planning and current best practices in youth development, and behavior management for program participants.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

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Before & After School Program Aide - McMinnville

Classification: Part-time, Year Round (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $16/hr + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

About the Role

The BAS Program Aide will increase their experience and expertise providing programming support to Program Specialists and Site Supervisors. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Supports activities of participants in before and after school setting while following program expectations modeled by Program Specialists and Site Supervisors.
  3. Helps set-up, support and clean-up project-based learning activities that flexibly follow pre-designed lesson plans and student-led play.
  4. Engages with kids during club activities, free choice, academic time, snack, large motor games/recess, and special activities.
  5. With guidance from site leadership, follow state of Oregon, Office of Child Care health and safety guidelines and learn about Camp Fire best practice around health and safety during all program activities including, but not limited to, health screens, sanitation, daily schedule, allergies, medications, and associated forms.

Job Duties

  • Assists in working with students as part of a team.
  • Provides important assistance around project set-up, clean-up and motor skill development.
  • Organizes program supplies and materials as needed.
  • Helps gather supplies for lessons, activity stations, outdoor activities, and special projects. Helps clean up and organize supplies afterwards.
  • Participates in games and other recreational activities to promote mental, physical and social development and well-being.
  • Works within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Is a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required.
  • Assists Site Supervisor and program leadership with programming functions.
  • Learns policies and practices that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Learns about current and changing OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Is a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive and takes initiative.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

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Before & After School Program Specialist - McMinnville

Classification: Part-time (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: Starting at $18.40/hr + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

Our Commitment to Equity:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

What the role offers:

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the Role:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  3. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  4. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  5. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

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Before & After School Program Lead - Portland

Classification: Full Time, Year-Round

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Not exempt from Overtime rules: (Hourly)

Compensation: $19.50/hour + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

Hours per week: 35

Position Overview:

This Program Lead is responsible for supporting the Site Supervisor in overseeing and facilitating Camp Fire after-school activities for diverse student populations at K-5 elementary schools during the school year. This position takes a leadership role by supporting site staff in developing engaging curriculum, and in the planning and teaching of sequenced lessons in school settings for up to 15 youth. This position includes assisting the Site Supervisor in program planning and management. The Program Lead will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, and leadership activities. This position includes regularly maintaining and updating the materials in the program space to create a welcoming and stimulating environment, supporting staff development, systems and resources to achieve program outcomes.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and behavior management with small groups of up to 15 youth and large groups up to 90, as a team.
  3. Supports Site Supervisor in planning academic support time that includes diverse and developmentally appropriate options for all students.
  4. Maintains regular and reliable on-site attendance for scheduled morning and afternoon shifts while also completing tasks and attending scheduled meetings off site.
  5. Provides clear and direct feedback to staff on written curriculum and connect staff with existing curriculum and/or resources as needed.
  6. Plans and implements community-based learning projects each quarter.
  7. Manages supplies by maintaining current inventory, ensuring games, art supplies, and equipment are in good working repair and that there are developmentally appropriate games and supplies for all ages in program.
  8. Assists Site Supervisor with program facilitation including group meetings, transitions, PBIS systems and family communication.
  9. Gives feedback and support to staff and supports their professional development through recommending trainings.
  10. Supports Supervisor in administrative and logistical duties to include: monthly budget and program tracking, program updates to the Development and Communication department, supply and snack shopping.
  11. Participates as a Full Day Program Development team member and acts as an on-site, Full Day Program lead.

Requirements

Job Duties:

  • Understands and follows Office of Child Care licensing policies and supports Site Supervisor in maintaining site/program to comply with state licensing standards.
  • Actively collaborates with the site team and other BAS sites on program planning, communication with families, behavior management, and overall programming to support the success of the program.
  • Submits written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs.
  • Works within school policies and confidentiality requirements and understands behavior management systems.
  • Develops positive working relationships with participants, families and school staff.
  • Acts as a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participates in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participates in outreach to families and coordinates family engagement activities.
  • Organizes and attends field trips in Portland and surrounding areas.
  • Reliably attends Camp Fire meetings, trainings and events.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire; projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Commits to outside planning hours each week.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Acts as a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required to work with coworkers, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

As a support to the Site Supervisor, the Program Lead will be the designated program’s supervisor in the Supervisors absence. The Program Lead is responsible to help give feedback and guide site staff in program delivery. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance in partnership with the Site Supervisor; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Relational Skills:

  • Open to receiving feedback and making on-going program adjustments.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, manage time and stress levels, and proactively work to solve problems.
  • Culturally responsive with a passion for developing youth to achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • High level of professionalism, creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.
  • Maintains integrity by following through on responsibilities and by accepting and abiding by decisions regarding program and policy in a positive manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree from four-year college or university; Or two years related experience and/or training; Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience instructing in an after-school program environment that involved solo teaching, outcome-based lesson planning and current best practices in youth development, and behavior management for students. Working knowledge of youth development and programming, including best practices in mentoring, academic enrichment, youth-adult partnerships, life skills, and leadership development is strongly preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Computer Skills:

This job requires specialized computer skills. Must be adept at using various applications including database, spreadsheet, report writing, project management, graphics, word processing, presentation creation/editing, communicate by e-mail and use scheduling software.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid insurable Driver’s License is preferred. This position also requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card and First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Oregon Central Background Registry enrollment is required.

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.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell. The employee will supervise K-5th grade children and will be required to interact through frequent walking, standing, sitting at small desks, running in a field or inside a gym, and navigating a playground, while observing multiple program participants.

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 these essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud depending on the activity/day.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Before & After School Program Aide - Portland

Classification: Part-time, Year Round (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $16/hr + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

About the Role

The BAS Program Aide will increase their experience and expertise providing programming support to Program Specialists and Site Supervisors. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Supports activities of participants in before and after school setting while following program expectations modeled by Program Specialists and Site Supervisors.
  3. Helps set-up, support and clean-up project-based learning activities that flexibly follow pre-designed lesson plans and student-led play.
  4. Engages with kids during club activities, free choice, academic time, snack, large motor games/recess, and special activities.
  5. With guidance from site leadership, follow state of Oregon, Office of Child Care health and safety guidelines and learn about Camp Fire best practice around health and safety during all program activities including, but not limited to, health screens, sanitation, daily schedule, allergies, medications, and associated forms.

Job Duties

  • Assists in working with students as part of a team.
  • Provides important assistance around project set-up, clean-up and motor skill development.
  • Organizes program supplies and materials as needed.
  • Helps gather supplies for lessons, activity stations, outdoor activities, and special projects. Helps clean up and organize supplies afterwards.
  • Participates in games and other recreational activities to promote mental, physical and social development and well-being.
  • Works within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Is a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required.
  • Assists Site Supervisor and program leadership with programming functions.
  • Learns policies and practices that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Learns about current and changing OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Is a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive and takes initiative.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Before & After School Program Specialist - Portland

Classification: Part-Time

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: Starting at $18.40/hr + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

 What the role offers: 

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the Role:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  2. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  3. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  4. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Program Specialist - West Linn

Classification: Part-Time

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Compensation: Starting at $18.40/hour + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

Our Commitment to Equity:

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

What the role offers: 

Before & After School Program Specialist will increase their experience and expertise in solo teaching, teamwork and outcome-based lesson planning. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

About the role:

The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

  1. Direct instruction of participants in a before and after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and supporting positive behavior interventions.
  2. Create project-based learning activities and design lesson plans using various resources to facilitate active engagement of participants in learning.
  3. Have or gain awareness of OCC licensing policies and COVID-19 safety protocols and maintain program compliance with state licensing standards in partnership with program leadership.
  4. Support district partnerships through appropriate facility use, setting clear expectations

Job Duties:

  • Submit written lesson plans, community-based learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
  • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Be a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of program participants.
  • Participate in outreach to families and coordinating family engagement activities virtual and in-person.
  • Support staff and program participants during field trips.
  • Attend Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required
  • Assist Site Supervisor and program leadership with program and administrative functions.
  • Ensure policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Quickly adapt to OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Be a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Support the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Display the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Work and support full day program on non-school days.
  • Respectfully take direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills:

  • Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
  • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
  • Self-starter, proactive
  • Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field;

Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and

experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid, insurable Driver’s License is desired. This position requires a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, Adult and Child First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings, plus >15 hours of approved professional development trainings per license year. Current enrollment in the Oregon Central Background Registry. Submission of Oregon STEP registry application is preferred and required upon hire.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.

Before & After School Program Aide - West Linn

Classification: Part-time (30 hours/week)

Reports to: Site Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation: $16/hr + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

About the Role

The BAS Program Aide will increase their experience and expertise providing programming support to Program Specialists and Site Supervisors. This position will support growth and training in areas of youth development and culturally-responsive programming, including best practices in racial equity, social justice, mentoring, academic enrichment, behavior management, youth adult partnerships, life-skills, and leadership development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that makes that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.
  2. Supports activities of participants in before and after school setting while following program expectations modeled by Program Specialists and Site Supervisors.
  3. Helps set-up, support and clean-up project-based learning activities that flexibly follow pre-designed lesson plans and student-led play.
  4. Engages with kids during club activities, free choice, academic time, snack, large motor games/recess, and special activities.
  5. With guidance from site leadership, follow state of Oregon, Office of Child Care health and safety guidelines and learn about Camp Fire best practice around health and safety during all program activities including, but not limited to, health screens, sanitation, daily schedule, allergies, medications, and associated forms.

Job Duties

  • Assists in working with students as part of a team.
  • Provides important assistance around project set-up, clean-up and motor skill development.
  • Organizes program supplies and materials as needed.
  • Helps gather supplies for lessons, activity stations, outdoor activities, and special projects. Helps clean up and organize supplies afterwards.
  • Participates in games and other recreational activities to promote mental, physical and social development and well-being.
  • Works within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management systems.
  • Is a role model for positive youth development practices, youth-adult partnerships and mentoring.
  • Attends Camp Fire meetings and events either in person or remotely as required.
  • Assists Site Supervisor and program leadership with programming functions.
  • Learns policies and practices that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Learns about current and changing OCC licensing rule changes and safety guidelines.
  • Is a role model for enjoyment, integrity and dedication in the work of Camp Fire.
  • Supports the mission, purpose and leadership of Camp Fire and projects a positive image of Camp Fire.
  • Maintain regular and reliable on-site attendance for all scheduled shifts.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Displays the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
  • Respectfully takes direction from site supervisor and program leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. Site staff members will work together as a team under the leadership of their Site Supervisor, cluster Multi-site Coordinator, and/or Department Director.

Relational Skills

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Self-starter, proactive and takes initiative.
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization.
  • Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness.
  • Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times.

Qualifications

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

This position will offer paid trainings to receive a valid Oregon Food Handler’s card, First Aid & CPR certification and OCC Basic Safety Set Trainings.

To learn more and apply click HERE.

Middle School Program Specialist

Reports to: Site Supervisor

Classification: Full-Time 

Compensation:  Starting at $18.40/hour + $3.00/hr COVID hazard pay through June 30, 2022

Our Commitment to Equity

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed.  We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background.  We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every one of our qualifications listed.  If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application. 

Camp Fire Columbia strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. 

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for using a deeply relational approach to work in partnership with Portland Public and/or Reynolds School District to implement culturally responsive programming for 30 students from historically marginalized backgrounds or who have been identified as Academic Priority. This position works with students to express care, challenge growth, provide support, share power, and expand possibilities, all through an equity lens, within the classroom and beyond.Requirements

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Equity: This role will come in contact with students, campers, visitors, vendors and employees. Each of these persons may have visible and invisible qualities that make that person unique. This includes race, gender, age, sexuality, ability, religion, national origin, gender identity, and other identities. This role requires sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning and working environments by having respectful and considerate behavior, thoughtful and constructive speech to all.

2. Relationships: Build resilient connections with students via one-on-one and group mentoring, consistently collaborate with parents to foster student growth, and be a positive representation of the organization as you coordinate with teachers, administration, and school partners.

3. Programming: Collaborate closely with an on-site team, and independently plan and facilitate programs for a group of students in either 6th, 7th, or 8th grade students. Cocreate a culture of inclusion and community with students via school day mentoring and

after-school enrichment program.

4. Logistics: Proactively assess and monitor program requirements and respond accordingly, manage program budget, engagement for an individual caseload of students, prepare for lessons, field trips, and other events. Follow-up and redirect to be responsive to unforeseen circumstances.

Job Duties:

Program

  • Recruit and retain student program participants.
  • Responsible for a caseload of students, and making decisions based in safety and policy while working independently with individual and groups of students.
  • Through a racial equity lens, build long-term, culturally responsive, power-sharing mentoring relationships with student program participants.
  • Build brave spaces and help students push past conflict and perceptions in order to create a culture of inclusion and community, and that prioritize student voice and sharing power by involving students in co-leading activities, curriculum, and decision-making.
  • Facilitate and develop engaging anti-racist and social justice focused curriculum and activities, and in-school & after-school programming.
  • Build and maintain consistent classroom management structures and boundaries. Use adaptability to facilitate learning opportunities in challenging situations.
  • Build relationships and partner with teachers, school administration, and other school and community partners to support program logistics and academic enrichment.
  • Complete home visits with each participant’s family. Use home visits, family engagement events, and consistent communication to support families and connect with financial and resource support as needed. Have knowledge of resources available in the school and community
  • Collaborate with supervisor and program team to organize family engagement events and utilize consistent communication to support students’ families and communities.
  • Ensures policies and practices are followed that lead to safe and successful program experiences for all participants and staff.
  • Maintain a high level of creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience.
  • Safely transports youth in Camp Fire vehicles on monthly field trips and follows field trip protocol.

Administrative

  • Maintains a balanced program budget. With support from supervisor, makes program purchases according to program policies.
  • Track and monitor program data, completing daily data collection and documentation.
  • Collaborate with supervisor and program team to create plans and strategies to meet program requirements on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete necessary forms and paperwork according to program policy, including student registration, incident reporting, and evaluations.
  • Use scheduling and planning techniques that work for you to prioritize and accomplish simultaneously-occurring aspects of program. Self-start and be proactive with new projects and tasks.
  • Maintain punctual, regular and predictable attendance and accessibility.
  • Attend meetings and events, as required. Proactively communicate about scheduling conflicts.
  • Engage in self-initiative and independent work to accomplish job duties. Including, self-study, research, and asking for support as needed.

Collaboration

  • Invest in a collaborative team culture via intentional communication, acknowledging and tending to impact, and proactively uphold responsibilities in order to maximize positive impact for each person involved.
  • Display excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with coworkers, school partners, community partners, volunteers, parents, and contractors; including the ability to communicate effectively under pressure.
  • Commit to a culture of development by openly receiving, implementing, and sharing feedback.
  • Participate in 3-week onboarding training period and ongoing professional development opportunities offered or presented by Camp Fire.

Remote Job Duties

  • During COVID-19 school closures, digital mentoring and distance learning support will be provided to student program participants.
  • Ability to use video, phone, social media, and other online platforms to build and maintain relationships with program participants.
  • Collaborate with school staff to establish structure for digital 1×1 and group mentoring, lessons, homework support, and family engagement.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not have any staff supervisory responsibilities. This position works closely with an on-site team, and independently plans and facilitates program for a group of students in either 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.

Qualifications:

Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and life experience that provides the required set of skills and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the positions at a high level. Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities.

Two to five years related experience and/or training in youth development and supervision OR coursework in Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or a related field OR A combination of experience and education.

Lived or learned experience understanding the impact of racism and systems of oppression as it relates to work with youth and communities. Three years of experience teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented youth is strongly preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

We strive to serve youth in the most culturally responsive ways and prefer proficiency in Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Vietnamese, or Somali.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A valid insurable Driver’s License preferred. A current CPR/First Aid Certification is required.

To learn more and apply visit HERE.


Camp Fire Columbia operates programs in 20 schools throughout the Portland metro area and at our renowned 552-acre summer camp, Namanu. We utilize best practices in extended-day academic support, mentoring, summer sports and recreation, and experiential learning activities. Providing our high-quality services requires a stellar team of 150 people per year. From working directly with youth outdoors or in school, to fundraising, to office administration, there is a place for you at Camp Fire Columbia. We seek a broadly diverse staff that can authentically teach, mentor, and support the youth we serve. Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-competent, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff.

Camp Fire Columbia believes that every child should have the opportunity to find and pursue their spark. It is Camp Fire’s intention to contribute to the achievement of all youth while narrowing the gaps between white students and students of color. Our goal is to address the racial predictability of youth achievement academically, socially, and economically. To achieve this goal, Camp Fire will examine how privilege, oppression, and history affect the practices of our organization, and apply that learning to our work to effect meaningful change.

We know that working toward racial equity will require reflection and persistence. Camp Fire Columbia is reviewing our programs and values, deepening relationships with partners who share our goals, and developing policies that will shape our growth and work as an organization.

As we continue to learn, we strive to:

  • Prioritize racial equity in our curriculum, hiring, training, and partnerships.
  • Engage staff and volunteers that are representative of our service community’s demographics.
  • Collect and review information regarding outcomes for youth and employment practices to evaluate our work and adapt our programs and policies.
  • Provide opportunities and support for every youth we serve to achieve their individual goals.
  • Actively seek out expertise and input from families, youth, and the broader community about our programs and progress.

Camp Fire Columbia is not undertaking this work first, or alone. Achieving racial equity will require collective engagement and commitment. With the help of the many great organizations in our community striving for social change, Camp Fire is dedicated to helping all students light their fire within. As a Camp Fire staff member, you’ll be part of a dynamic, engaged team working to help every kid find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

Benefits we offer:

  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package with 401k, Employee Assistance Program (9 free service visits), volunteer paid time-off, sick pay for all employees
  • We also offer 12 paid holidays, two (2) floating holidays, vacation and health benefits for all full-time employees
  • You get weekends off and work with an all-star team voted Top Places to Work by The Oregonian 2020.

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