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Program Coordinator (Bilingual)

Volunteers of America Oregon, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 01/09/2018

Throughout our over 100 years of providing services to the community, the name Volunteers of America Oregon has become synonymous with compassion and care. We've earned our reputation through dedication and tireless commitment to helping individuals and families create safer, healthier, and more stable lifestyles. For as long as we've been around, our programs have been changing lives. Some people say they can't imagine doing what we do. We say, "We can't imagine not doing it!"

Position Summary:
The Program Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing intervention and prevention programs for children and families at risk of child abuse and neglect. This role oversees programming at our East Family Relief Nursery, supervision of East staff, provides culturally specific services to Spanish speaking clients, plans and implements the curriculum in two related Family Relief Nursery program components: the therapeutic nursery and home visits. The Program Coordinator works with the Program Director to provide training, orientations and supervision for all volunteers and employees in the classrooms.

Education, Training and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in ECE, Child Development, Special Education or Child and Family Studies with at least one year of direct supervisory experience is required.
• Combination of experience in the following areas: social services, early childhood education, social service programming for children and families, curriculum planning and implementation, family support services.
• Bilingual in Spanish and English is required.
• Basic knowledge of child abuse indicators and prevention.

• Ability to lead a small team of Early Childhood Education Specialists by providing weekly reflective and administrative supervision, coordinating schedules, and time management for the site.
• Crisis management skills.
• Culturally specific competence.
• Compassionate interpersonal skills.

Other Eligibility:
• Ability to successfully pass the Oregon State Employment Department, Child Care Division, Criminal History Registry.
• Current first aid/CPR certification
• Valid driver’s license and a reliable form of transportation; ability to pass our insurer’s driving standards.

Interested applicants must apply online at
If you need assistance completing online application, please contact the HR department.

Volunteers of America Oregon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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