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Jobs

Employment opportunities

The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) serves self-identified American Indian youth and their families in the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area. Founded in 1974, NAYA provides a continuum of year-round services for children, youth, and young adults, including middle and high school educational case management and after-school tutoring, employment services, financial wellness and housing education, foster care, cultural arts classes, and sports and recreation programs. NAYA also provides domestic violence case management, crisis intervention services, parenting classes, and emergency food supplies.
NAYA’s mission is to enhance the diverse strengths of our youth and families in partnership with the community through cultural identity and education.

Who we are looking for

NAYA is committed to bringing quality, culturally-specific services to our community members.
Applicants for our vacancies should have a strong connection to the Native American population, as well as a significant understanding of Native American history, the diversity of the local American Indian/Alaskan Native community, and issues surrounding the Urban Indian experience.

Job Listings:

Parent Involvement Advocate (Closes April 27th, 2014)

In-Home Safety & Reunification (ISRS) Support Specialist (Open Until Filled)

Childcare Provider (Open Until Filled)

On-Call Kitchen Assistant (Always Accepting Applications)

Substitute Classroom Teacher* (Always Accepting Applications)

     * ECA Hiring Information

 

Application Process

To apply interested candidates should submit a complete application by the deadline listed in the job announcement. Only applications submitted in response to a job announcement will be considered. Applicants may submit materials online via email to karinh@nayapdx.org (preferred) or via fax, mail, or hard copy delivery  A complete application consists of:

1. A Cover Letter addressing qualifications and explaining interest in joining the NAYA Family Center team

2. A Résumé

3. A completed NAYA Application Form (online submissions preferred):

    • Note – do NOT use a web browser to fill out your application!  Download the file and save it to your computer.  Then use a PDF compatible software program to open it, fill it out, and submit/print it.
    • Option 1: Online Submission*
    • Option 2: Traditional Submission

4. ECA (Teaching) Applicants ONLY: Philosophy of Education Statement

Attention: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

*Adobe Reader/Acrobat format preferred.  If you do not receive a confirmation email within 1 business day of submitting your application form electronically, please feel free to contact us via email to inquire as to whether it was properly received.

Please respect our no phone calls policy.

Applicants will be notified of any changes to their application status via email.
NAYA updates our job postings regularly. We encourage you to visit our page frequently to see new opportunities.

Job applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the NAYA Family Center and the urban Native community of Portland prior to applying by reviewing the below document.

Making the Invisible Visible

Volunteering

Learn more about  volunteer opportunities at NAYA Family Center.