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Early Childhood Education Assistant - Montavilla Community Center



(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: Montavilla Community Center (Portland Parks & Recreation)

Contact Person: Neal Brown

Phone: (503) 823-4101

Address: 8219 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97220

Pay: $8.40-$9.50, 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 ½-6 years.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with lead teacher, parents & recreation staff.

Work Schedule: 

Fall, Winter, Spring only; will take application in summer for fall.  You will be required to work 15 – 30 minutes prior to class beginning, as well as at the end of class.

  • M/W/F –   9 – 11:30
  • M/W/F –   12:15-2:45
  • Tu/Th –    9-11
  • Tu/TH –12-2
  • M/W –      9-10:30
  • M/W –      11-12:30
  • M/W    –   8:30 – 12:00 

# Of Positions: Up to 3, depending on availability