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Bilingual Site Receptionist - Head Start

Company: Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
Location: Salem
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

**HIRING BONUS $1,000!!!** Join our Head Start team! The Site Receptionist is responsible to provide telephone coverage, reception, and clerical assistance to clients and staff. They also check children in and out of the site, ensuring that they are released only to authorized adults by verifying identification and checking the ChildPlus database. Other duties include distributing mail, word processing, copying, filing, or other projects as assigned. Candidates must submit an application by 1/03 to be considered for first-round interviews. This is a school year, full time (30-35 hours per week) position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED). CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS Valid driver license and insured vehicle available for use on the job with satisfactory drive record for the past 3 years, or an acceptable alternative. Candidate required to pass an initial pre-employment physical examination. Registration with the Central Background Registry of the Child Care Division**. This is subject to MWVCAA's covid-19 vaccination policy for client-facing positions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES Possesses basic computer skills. Must have ability to use equipment necessary to carry out job responsibilities including, but not limited to: computer, virtual training software, printers, scanners and fax machines. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with staff, parents and the public in written and oral form. Spanish-English speaking capabilities required for this position. Candidates must pass a pre-employment bilingual skills test. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Manual dexterity for handling office equipment. WORK ENVIRONMENT Indoor, office work environment with frequent interruptions and demands. Working with coworkers/clients over the phone and in-person. Occasional noise and distractions in work spaces. Occasional remote work. Potential risk of exposure to COVID-19 and other conditions. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as face coverings may be required. **Enrollment in the Central Background Registry is beneficial if you are even considering working with children in the State of Oregon, since it will be required before you can start a position. Enrollment is free and it is recommended that you start now as the process can take time. Start enrollment online at: * COVID-19 Alert : This position includes performing essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic and potential exposure to others who may be infected with the virus. I understand that if I am feeling unwell or have knowledge that I have had contact with an individual with a positive COVID-19 test, I will report it to my supervisor and and that I must use available PPE and practice social distancing whenever possible according to agency policies. MWVCAA is committed to promoting and achieving diversity, equity and inclusion with employees and with those we serve. The agency strives to be an employer of choice with a vision for all people to be respected for their infinite worth, and supported to envision and reach a positive future. MWVCAA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, veterans, and people with disabilities or any other protected category. We welcome all people to join us in achieving our Mission. If you require any assistance in the application process, or reasonable accommodations to perform the essential duties of the position, please notify a member of our team at .

Keywords: Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency, Salem , Bilingual Site Receptionist - Head Start, Other , Salem, Oregon

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