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Early Head Start Center Aide

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Redmond, OR
  • $19.56/hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $19.56/hour

Website NeighborImpact

Are you passionate about nurturing the growth and development of our youngest minds? Join our team as an Early Head Start Center Aide, where every day brings a new adventure in caring for toddlers. Here, your patience, love, and creativity shape the environment that helps our little ones take their first steps towards a bright future. Come to work for one of Oregon’s 2023 100 Best Non-Profits where all your insurance premiums are 100% paid, and you’ll never have to work another weekend!

Estimated start date: Mid-August 2024

Location: Redmond

Compensation: $19.56/hour (plus .50 for Bilingual Spanish) – Union represented

Hours: 40 hours/week depending on location, subject to normal school year furloughs (furloughs are approximately a total of 12-14 weeks per year)

Benefits: 100% premium paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Agency paid Retirement plan (up to 6 %!), almost 2 weeks of paid vacation accrued within first year, plus 14 paid Holidays annually and a separate sick leave accrual.

Deadline: Positions remains open until filled

NeighborImpact’s Early Head Start/Head Start program Overview

Head Start and Early Head Start integrate high-quality early education with critical services such as medical visits; hearing, vision and dental checks; meals and nutrition; and family advocacy.

Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The role of an Early Head Start Center Aide is a dynamic position essential for the smooth operation of the facility by integrating all program services in a classroom of up to 8 children. Responsibilities include: the preparation and serving of nutritious meals to children, maintaining cleanliness and order within the center, and stepping in to provide relief for other staff members during their breaks. This position requires a compassionate individual with a keen eye for safety and the ability to foster a nurturing environment for our youngest charges.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preference for infant and toddler experience with an Early Head Start or similar program
  • Must be able to promote positive communications within and outside Early Head Start
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Head Start parent or past parent preferred
  • Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, and sitting on the floor to attend to children’s needs required. This position is rated as active and occasionally requires the individual to lift 50 pounds
  • Must have an initial health examination, and a periodic re-examination (as recommended by health care provider) so as to assure that employees do not because of communicable diseases, pose a significant risk to the health or safety of others, that cannot be eliminated or reduced by reasonable accommodation.
  • Required prior to date of hire and throughout employment:
    1. Food Handler’s Card
    2. Current enrollment in the OR Child Care Division-Criminal History Registry (CBR)
    3. Access to reliable transportation
  • Within 60 days of hire, Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification is required
  • Above certifications must be kept current to remain employed

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.paylocity.com.

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