Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency
  • Salem, OR, USA
  • 11.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Kaiser medical/vision, dental, Life Insurance and AD&D, Flex Spending, 401K with agency contribution, paid sick days, vacation, and holidays.

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.

The Classroom Aide works with Teachers, Teacher Assistants, and Family Educators to provide support in one or more of the following program areas;  education, riding the bus, food service, and cleaning.

Job Duties:

  • Is positive when working with children; talking, playing, laughing and singing. Participates in children's activities.
  • Spontaneous and flexible in meeting children's individual needs, encouraging children to verbalize their own feelings and ideas. Anticipates and acts upon children's needs and difficulties.
  • Participates in family style meal experiences and nutrition experiences which enhance the social and emotional growth of children and encourage parents and community members to be involved.
  • Keeps an accurate and complete record of children traveling; absences, routes, bus-related issues, and consequential issues raised by children and families and communicates with Teacher and Family Educator in relation to these issues.
  • Ensures that kitchen and food service meets Health Department requirements including safe and sanitary food conditions, maintaining proper food temperature, proper storage of food, and other health requirements.
  • Provides a safe environment with supervision of children at all times, consistently applying emergency procedures and communicable disease procedures.


  • Requires a High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or the ability to obtain a degree.
  • Pass initial physical examination as required.
  • Registration with the Central Background Registry of the Child Care Division.
  • Valid Oregon Driver's License and insured vehicle available for use on the job or acceptable alternative.
  • Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Ability to obtain a Food Handler's Card.

Physical Demands:

  • Required to frequently reach with hands and arms; regularly required to climb or balance; occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Physical ability to quickly evacuate children from the classroom in an emergency.
  • Manual dexterity for handling office equipment.

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. 

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 (503) 585-6232.

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