Preschool Assistant Position

Homegrown Waldorf program (est 2002) is looking for a full time assistant, with opportunities to move towards lead-teacher position. Staff is  looking for a kind and optimistic person who has a holistic approach to life, and truly enjoys children and domestic activities.

For more information please see the attached document:

Assistant Position at Heart in Hand Preschool


Sales Associate at Popina’s Swimwear Boutique

Popina Swimwear is currently interviewing for a part time (20-25hrs) sales associate for boutiques in Hollywood District and the Pearl District. Please respond with both resume and cover letter to to be considered for this position.

About Popina Swimwear:
Are you looking for an exciting career in fashion and retail? Then look no further. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to build or start your retail career with a strong and growing fashion brand.

Popina Swimwear the World’s Greatest Swimwear Boutique that happens to be in Portland and the largest women’s swimwear boutique on the West Coast. You have to check it out! Our HQ location is in the Hollywood District with a second retail location in the vibrant Pearl District. We design and manufacturer the Popina Swimwear which we sell at our retail shops, wholesale and via the internet. We sell our suits at over 75 spas, resorts, hot springs and water parks in 15 states. In our retail stores we offer our own Popina Swimwear brand, 30+ outside swimwear lines, travel wear and accessories plus alterations on suits purchased from our boutiques. In 2018 we are celebrating our 12 year anniversary!

Job Overview:
Purchasing a swimsuit is hard! We are here to help – you won’t believe how happy you can make someone by helping them find a swimsuit they love.

The Sales Associate is responsible for providing dazzling customer service and taking initiative in performing operational duties that drive sales through merchandising, register functions, store cleanliness, and other related duties. Associates must be able to work in a team, be courteous, self-starters, who thrill customers with their desire to be helpful. Women’s retail experience a plus.

As part of our team, providing a comfortable, fun and chill shopping atmosphere for all customers by greeting promptly, following up, asking questions, and finding solutions to customers’ problems. This is accomplished by showing merchandise, explaining features and benefits, servicing customers in the fitting room, closing the sale, and cheerfully accepting returns.

Job Requirements:
-Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
-Ability to work weekends and have flexibility to meet the needs of the business.
-Previous retail experience preferred.
-Creative, outgoing, fun people who are both not afraid to dream and take action to make their dreams happen.

What we offer:
-Employee Discounts
-Hollywood Theatre employee passes
-Career development opportunities
-Great work environment

More information on Popina is available at

Part-time Toddler Room Teacher

Part-time Toddler Room Teacher

Teacher for Toddler Room class (2- and 3-year-olds), with 9 children per day. This position’s work day will one to two days per week (preferably Tuesday, option for Monday and Tuesday). SWPCC generally follows the Portland Public Schools calendar. Work with 2-3 parent helpers, in coordination with the lead toddler teacher. Work with SWPCC’s four other teachers to help design and carry out Toddler Room activities. The job includes occasional meetings outside school hours, including attending three Board meetings during the academic year.

Please note that the job posting closes on April 30th. Interviews will be during the 1st week in May. All submissions will be acknowledged. Thank you!

Find out more here.

Active Children Portland Soccer Coach/Mentor

Become an Active Children Portland Coach!

We are hiring a Part-Time Paid Soccer Coach/Mentor positions for after school programs in the Portland Metro Area at 39 different Elementary and Middle School sites for our Spring season beginning March 17, 2017

The Position: At Active Children Portland, we don’t just hire coaches, we hire mentors to change children’s lives. All of our coach-mentors work with a team of 15 kids in an afterschool setting. A coach-mentor works to support the SUN site staff from after school until pick up. You will connect with their team after school and assist with the transition from class to practice, including snack, soccer practice, and homework time. Our curriculum, Soccer for Success, is a nationally recognized youth development curriculum that covers nutrition, literacy, community service, and soccer.

Our Spring season is 8-10 weeks long, hours from 2-5:30, Monday through Thursday with game days on Saturdays from 9-1. All of our coach-mentors make a commitment to be available during the season at those times. Training dates are March 17th and 24th.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Responsible – Arrive at your site 10-15 minutes early to set up for a smooth transition from after school snack into practice time. Keep accurate attendance, provide pictures when requested, attend all Active Children Portland trainings and utilize supplemental materials, communicate with your site manager and Active Children Portland staff.
  • Be a Mentor – Work with your team on soccer skills as well as life skills, such as team building, conflict resolution, homework help, community service, and character building.
  • Reliable, patient, enthusiastic, and fun!

Preferred Qualifications

  • Coaching Experience – Soccer or coaching experience is a plus, but if you are great with children and have some familiarity with the game, education, or youth development, you are a great candidate.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or pursuing) in education, child development, recreation, community development, or exercise sciences.
  • Previous teaching, coaching, or mentorship experience.


  • Coach-Mentors are paid $13-$15 dollars/hour, based on experience.
  • Must be able to work in the US without Visa sponsorship and pass a background check.

Healthy Living- Kids attend Active Children Portland’s Soccer for Success program after school 4 times a week throughout the academic year. Participants learn about eating right and other ways to stay healthy, and they gain important decision-making and relationship skills from their interactions with coach-mentors and peers.

Mentorship- Soccer for Success coaches are also mentors. They teach kids the fundamentals of soccer, but also strive to help children build confidence and recognize the value of hard work, teamwork and persistence in achieving personal goals. By learning what it takes to play a team sport, kids are also being prepared to be productive citizens.

Community-focused- The lessons Soccer for Success teaches don’t stop on the field. Coach-mentors meet with families regularly to educate parents and guardians about how to embrace an active and healthy lifestyle and nurture their child’s personal growth.

America SCORES

America SCORES empowers students in urban communities using soccer, writing, creative expression, and service-learning. You will use their Power of Poetry curriculum to provide your team with unique opportunities for learning and creative expression through active, engaging, poetry lessons.