Education Assistant -Bilingual (Micasa)
Morrison Child and Family Services - Portland, OR

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March 20, 2013

Bilingual Education Assistant
Portland Oregon
40 Hours per Week, Full Benefits

ORR Foster Care Program
Program serves Latino youth in a transitional Foster Care Program.
  • Many clients only speak Spanish
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English Required
  • Join our Latino Services Provider Group

When Applying Please Reference Job Code EA-155
Please Follow Application Procedures

The Education Assistant monitors and provides successful transition of youth educational records from a program serving unaccompanied children. Position works in the classroom to monitor behavioral management and assist with educational programming.

  • High school diploma required.
  • 1 year experience working with youth with preference given to work in a classroom or educational setting.
  • Experience with record keeping systems
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, written, read and verbal required

  • Ability to working in a multicultural/diverse work environment and be sensitive to other cultures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, with a broad variety of people including clients, staff, supervisors and management.
  • Ability to use data bases, Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of record keeping systems
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and use supervision effectively.
  • Ability to provide auditory, visual and physical supervision of clients.
  • Ability to stay calm and mentally/emotionally available in an environment serving troubled youth.
  • Ability to organize workload effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff and the community.
  • Knowledge of adolescent developmental issues, substance abuse and dependence, delinquency, peer influence, and related group and individual interventions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Ability to regularly attend scheduled shift, be punctual for scheduled shifts and meetings, and be in a condition suitable for assuming responsibilities of position.
  • Ability to perform physical restraints of clients up to 200 pounds.
  • Ability to provide sight and sound of clients at all times during shift.
  • Ability to provide a safe environment following agency protocols.

  • Position may require driving an agency vehicle, a valid driver’s license for state of residency is required. If driving a personal vehicle, personal auto liability insurance of $100,000/$100,000, and a driving record permitting coverage under corporate auto liability policy. Transporting clients may be required.
  • Blood borne Pathogens training is required on the first day of employment.
  • Must pass a criminal history check.
  • CPR/SFA obtained within 30 days of employment and kept current.
  • TB testing required.
  • Language Testing for both English and Spanish language
  • May work at multiple ORR Programs


  • Email a cover letter and resume to and reference job code “EA-155” in the subject line of your email and in your cover letter.
  • Alternative: Fax your cover letter/resume to Morrison Child and Family Services at (503)736-9759 and put “EA-155” on your cover letter.
To be considered for this position you must follow this application procedure and you must meet all position qualifications/ requirements.


Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded

We strive to create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to better serve our clients.
We are an equal opportunity employer

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