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Early Childhood Education Assistant - St. John's 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: Early Childhood Education Assistant

Agency: St. John’s Community Center (Portland Parks & Recreation)

Contact Person: Peggy Thomson

Phone: (503) 823-3192

Address: 8427 (in the Mall 205 area)

Pay: $8.40 per hour

Description of Duties:

  • Works under the supervision of professional educator and within well-defined operational guidelines.
  • Assists on-site educational preschool activities in a classroom setting.
  • Set-up, clean-up of activities.
  • Assists in classroom student management as requested.
  • Plan and implement room decorations and set-up learning stations.
  • Works with individual students 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 2.5-6 years.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with participants, parents, instructors & recreation staff.
  • Knowledge of computers desired.
  • Organizational skills are essential.

Work Schedule: Flexible, morning & afternoon hours

# Of Positions: Up to 4, depending on availability