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Phone: 503-823-3572

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1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Rm 404, Portland, OR 97204

Educational Preschool Assistant



(Off-Campus/College Work Study Program)


Equal Opportunity Employer

Work Study Positions are open and available only for students with college Work Study grants approved by a college Financial Aid Office.

Job Title: Educational Preschool Assistant

Agency: East Portland Community Center (Portland Parks & Recreation)

Contact Person: Sarah Cooper

Phone: (503) 823-3450

Address: 740 SE 106th Ave, Portland, OR 97216 (in the Mall 205 area)

Pay: $9.00-$10.00, depending on experience

Description of Duties:

  • Assists on-site educational preschool activities in a classroom setting.
  • Set-up & clean-up of activities; assists in classroom student management as requested.
  • Plan & implement room decorations & set-up learning stations.
  • Work with individual students as requested.
  • Provides information to the public concerning recreation programs.


  • Provide a high level of customer service in all interactions with the general public, co-workers, and those contacted within the course of work.
  • Ability to take initiative, be creative in developing support materials, understand age levels & abilities of children 2 ½-5 years.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with lead teacher, parents & recreation staff. 

Work Schedule: Fall, Winter, Spring Terms

  • Mon/Wed: 8:15 - 11:45 a.m.  & 11:45 - 3:45 p.m.
  • Tues/Thurs:  8:15 - 10:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. & 1:15 - 4:45 p.m.

* Shifts can be combined for a longer day.

# Of Positions: Up to 5, depending on availability


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