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Early Childhood Education 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:MattDishmanCommunity Center (PortlandParks & Recreation)

Contact Person: Ali Rice

Phone: (503) 823-3163

Address:77 NE Knott Street,PDX97212

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 3-5 years.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with lead teacher, parents & recreation staff.



Work Schedule:

Fall, Winter, Spring only.

M/W/F – 9am – 12:00pm

M/W/F – 12:30-3:30pm

Tu/Thurs – 9am – 12:00pm

# Of Positions: Up to 3, depending on availability