5135 NE Columbia Boulevard | Portland, Oregon 97218 P (503) 288-8177 | F (503) 288-1260 | www.nayapdx.org
The Mission of NAYA Family Center is “…to enhance the diverse strengths of our youth and families in
partnership with the community through cultural identity and education”.
Position Energy Assistance Specialist Department/Program: Community Development
Compensation: $16 – $18.00 an hour depending on experience
Benefits: Paid time off is based on tenure with the agency and includes accruals of sick and vacation hours (see agency Personnel Policy manual for PTO accrual rates). NAYA recognizes twelve paid holidays per calendar year. NAYA also provides medical, dental, and vision insurance, a Flexible Spending Account, and Life Insurance. Employees may enroll in a 401K retirement plan after 3 months of employment.
Employment Status: Regular, Full-Time 40 hours per week, Non-Exempt
Hours: General working hours are 9am-6pm; flexible work schedule available upon approval; evenings and occasional weekends, as assigned.
Supervision: No supervisory requirements
Reports To: Housing to Homeownership Manager
Job Location: Portland, OR
Created/Revised: February 2019
The Energy Assistance Specialist will be responsible for providing direct services for clients of the Energy Assistance Program. Responsibilities include providing information and service to individuals who are seeking energy assistance, determining individual’s service eligibility, ensuring that all clients receive assistance in a professional, courteous manner, and ensuring that applications are processed correctly. This position also assists with checking all applications for accuracy, data entry, phone calls, filing, and reception for the energy department. Due to the nature of the service provided clients may be highly stressed; an ability to work well in a very busy environment and to de-escalate tense situations is necessary. The office environment is extremely busy and there are many more people seeking services than resources available. This position is primarily a direct service position (65%), with the balance of the time (35%) spent performing general administrative tasks and service coordination.
Education & Training:
individuals within the energy assistance programs.
Work Environment: 90% office/classroom, 10% outside office including travel time.
Physical Requirements: lifting a maximum of 30 pounds, sitting for extended periods of time.
Equipment Used: Computer, phone, fax, copy machine.
Safety Considerations: Some travel may be required.
Family Center’s liability insurance policy)
Interested candidates should submit:
Application forms and additional information about employment at NAYA Family Center can be found at http://www.nayapdx.org/about/jobs.
Application Deadline: March 12, 2019
Attention: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Electronically submitted applications are preferred. Due to the sheer number applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please respect our no phone calls policy. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change by the employer due to changes in grants and funding sources.
Please send application materials to: Human Resources
Native American Youth and Family Center 5135 NE Columbia Boulevard Portland, OR 97218
Fax: (503) 288-1260
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