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Early Childhood Education Specialist II

Volunteers of America Oregon, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 08/19/2019

The Early Childhood Education Specialist II (ECES) provides holistic services to children and families through daily care, education, and recreation of children at the East Family Relief Nursery; and by providing direct advocacy services to families. The ECES II provides emergent, child-directed, developmentally appropriate activities for children, and initiates and fosters positive guidance and behavior management practices for children and their families. As ECES II, role assesses needs and develops plans to provide support to families in distress through home visitation. The purpose is to enhance family stabilization, parental protection, and safety of children, and to connect families to community resources.

Compensation: Minimum $16/hr + Depends on Experience and/or Certifications. Visit our career page for more details. This is a full-time position with benefits. Generous benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, 15 days of paid time off, 403(b) retirement contributions, flexible spending account, employee assistance program, and other voluntary benefits and discounts.

Interested applicants must apply online at
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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!"

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 or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

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