Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in Hacienda CDC! Here you will find all current job openings at Hacienda. Please carefully read the entire job description and application instructions before applying. Hacienda CDC is an equal opportunity employer.

If there are no current openings listed, check back in the future for updates. In the meantime, you may be interested in volunteer opportunities with our organization.

After-School Program Coordinator

Program/Department: Expresiones/Youth & Family Support
Supervisor: Program Manager
Status: Non-exempt/32 hours per week
Compensation: $13.50/hour
 

Hacienda CDC is seeking an After-School Program Coordinator primarily responsible for delivery of academic, enrichment and nutrition activities to elementary and middle school youth living within Hacienda’s apartment complexes. The Coordinator will work at one of five program sites to develop and lead after-school programming as well as coordinate volunteers to assist youth with homework, personal development and community service activities. The Coordinator will also support parents to improve their relationship with and understanding of their child’s school.

1. Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Lead after-school sessions for youth at the apartment-based community center including developing learning activities and curriculum
  • Coordinate and serve daily snack or summer lunch to youth
  • Assist in recruitment, retention and oversight of volunteer tutors
  • Create partnerships and provide support in the development of events, activities and on-site classes
  • Attend and assist with coordination of parent education and involvement activities including preparing and hosting monthly parent meetings
  • Coordinate with property Site Manager to encourage parent participation in tenant meetings and assist with safety concerns of the property.
  • Provide support to parents through translation assistance, resource referrals and accompaniment to school conferences and events.
  • Help administer program evaluation components by completing monthly attendance and site reports and assisting with data/information collection
  • Complete general office duties related to position (reminder phone calls, etc.)
  • Complete and submit, in a timely manner, all required reports and timesheets.
  • Other duties as assigned by Expresiones Program Manager

2. Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • Two years of college-level education or Associates degree in education, child development or related field, or one year of related work experience.
  • Bilingual - Spanish (required), Bicultural – Latino or Somali (preferred)
  • Experience developing learning activities, curriculum and/or teaching groups of children
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including afternoon/evening work and weekends
  • Some lifting and transporting of course materials required
  • He/she must possess excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills in English and Spanish.
  • He/she must be decisive and resourceful, self-motivated and able to handle sensitive confidential information as required.
  • He/she must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • He/she must have proficiency in basic PC computer skills using Microsoft operating system, as well as a genuine interest and enthusiasm in working in a team environment to fulfill Hacienda’s mission.
  • He/she must be able to pass a criminal background check

3. Working Conditions:
This is a full-time position, equivalent to 32 hours per week. Local travel is necessary. All positions at Hacienda CDC are at will and subject to annual performance evaluations.
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Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.

Hacienda CDC is an equal opportunity employer

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume as well as three (3) professional references via e-mail to agordon@haciendacdc.org or via regular mail to Hacienda CDC Attention: After-School Program Coordinator, 5136 NE 42nd Avenue, Portland OR 97218. Please respond with the subject line "After-school Program Coordinator."

Date Open: 7/22/2014    Open until filled

Please note, consideration of applicants will start immediately.
 

Resident Services Coordinator

Program/Department: Affordable Housing
Supervisor: Asset Manager
Status: 40 hrs/week, hours are 11am-7pm
Compensation: $13.55-$16.00 per hour

Hacienda CDC is seeking a resident services coordinator to bridge the gap between property management and residents while addressing barriers to maintaining/obtaining housing while supporting the mission of Hacienda CDC.


1. Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Identify resident issues; provide links to resources assisting resident with continued housing
  • Assist and support resident by information sharing and educating residents about building rules and policies
  • Serve as a liaison from specific housing program/residency to service providers, including those directly associated with resident. (ie. Bridges to Housing)
  • Establish and maintain ongoing communications with Asset Manager, working with residents to maintain housing and establish and maintain ongoing communications with property management staff.
  • Assist residents in mediation of conflicts with other residents or property managers
  • Network with agencies in the community to assist linking residents to resources and participate in the Resident Services Working Group.
  • Maintain a daily log reflecting resident interaction and prepare require reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Function as part of a team providing supportive housing within Hacienda departments.
  • Create a move-in packet for residents and conduct new tenant orientations introducing Hacienda and building systems.
  • Create a newsletter for the properties outlining topics such as safety, Hacienda events and classes, lease rules, resources, recycling and conservation efforts/initiatives.
  • Conduct outreach to recruit and coordinate residents for input and feedback on neighborhood initiatives, housing developments, etc.
  • Coordinate education sessions and/or meetings to discuss property management issues and collaborate with partners to provide classes for residents on topics such as energy savings, parenting, housekeeping, budgeting, safety and any other expressed needs of tenants.
  • Establish and maintain a good relationship with local law enforcement and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement to help alleviate safety concerns at Hacienda properties

2. Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements:

  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Ability to work as a team member and establish priorities; ability to display a non-judgmental attitude and willingness to learn new skills through formal and informal education
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Ability to develop professional relationships, peer support and networking
  • Understand housing rules and regulations such as Fair Housing, the Americans with Disabilities Act and reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum of 2 year college degree

3. Working Conditions:
This is a full-time position five days per week. Hours are between 11am – 7pm. Some travel required. Daily hours may shift to accommodate community meetings and events. All positions at Hacienda CDC are at will and subject to annual performance evaluations. ________________________________________

Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only, and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.

Hacienda CDC is an equal opportunity employer

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume as well as three (3) professional references via mail to Hacienda CDC Attention: Resident Services Coordinator, 5136 NE 42nd Avenue, Portland OR 97218 or via e-mail to tstagray@haciendacdc.org. Please respond with the subject line "Resident Services Coordinator."

Date Open: 8/15/2014                                  Date closed: Open until filled
 

AmeriCorps position- Soccer for Success Active Living and Education Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Active Living and Education Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating after-school and summer soccer-based enrichment for youth in Hacienda’s Expresiones program. Additionally, he/she will empower adult residents and members of the community to care for and utilize the newly completed futsal court to encourage healthy, active living in a low-income neighborhood.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Lead after school/summer soccer clubs while modeling good sportsmanship and team collaboration
2. Network with members of the Portland soccer community to identify potential outside users for the futsal court or opportunities to strengthen the soccer curriculum.
3. Work closely with Expresiones Program Manager about individual student progress, successes and concerns, and needed support. Assist students in classroom.
4. Work with residents /community members to recruit a volunteer safety task force.
5. Plan a variety of soccer-based events at the court. Work with community to identify non-soccer related uses for the court that promote active recreation.
6. Work with Multnomah County Health Clinic to educate community about health risks related to sedentary lifestyle (obesity, diabetes, heart disease, etc).
7. Complete and submit in a timely manner all OSSC/AmeriCorps reports and time sheets.
8. Participate in OSSC/AmeriCorps sponsored orientation, trainings, meetings and disaster-related activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience working with school-age children, particularly in a coaching role.
2. Passion for bringing soccer opportunities to members of the Hacienda community.
3. Independent, self-motivated, creative and resourceful.
4. Excellent organization and interpersonal communication skills.
5. Spanish skills strongly preferred. English proficiency required.
6. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings, weekends.

Benefits for AmeriCorps members

This is a full-time AmeriCorps position.  Benefits for serving in AmeriCorps full-time are: a living allowance of up to $12,100 over 11 months (before taxes), a $5,550 education award upon completion for future tuition or payment on qualified student loans (taxed), loan forbearance on qualified federal student loans, basic healthcare coverage and childcare assistance (if household income qualifies).  Learn more about AmeriCorps by visiting www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Anna Gordon, Expresiones Program Manager, at agordon@haciendacdc.org.  She may also be reached via email or phone for questions regarding the position. (503) 459-7608.  This position is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation or in most instances, religion. 

Closing date: Aug. 15, 2014