• Federal Work-Study Off-Campus Job Listings for non-literacy positions


  • You must have a financial aid award with federal work study to apply for this position. For more information about Student Employment, email studentemployment@mhcc.edu.

    Oregon Judicial Department

    Multnomah County Courthouse
    Downtown: 1021 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97204
    Rockwood: 18480 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97233

    Archives and Records Assistant

    Job Description:
    Position in the traffic department scanning traffic citations into the Oregon Judicial Information Network (OJIN) system; quality control for all scanned citations; front-line exposure to processing traffic citations from filing to judgment.

    Qualifications:
    Comfort in working with new technology and computers; ability to work independently with minimum supervision; detail oriented.

    Wage: $10-10.50/hour
    Shifts: Flexible shifts Tuesday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Contact: Rachel McCarthy @ 503-988-4794 or Rachel.V.MCCARTHY@ojd.state.or.us

    Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office

    1819 SW 5th Ave, PMB #313, Portland, OR 97201

    Administrative and Communications Assistant

    Job Description:
    Student will have the opportunity to work with great people in an inviting atmosphere of community engagement. Assist with Facebook postings, create a LinkedIn page, tweets and web postings. Duties may include event planning.

    Qualifications:
    Must be a strong communicator who enjoys working with people in a fast-paced environment. Organizational skills and social media experience desired.

    Wage: $10.50/hour
    Shifts: Monday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Contact: Nancy Kramer @ 503-302-9725 or nancy.kramer@oregon.gov.

    Teen Science Alliance Assistant Educato - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)r

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    Teen Science Alliance Assistant Educator

    Job Description: 
    The Teen Science Alliance Work Study Assistant Educator provides project, administrative and leadership support to the Teen Science Alliance Assistant Manager and the youth participants in the program.

    Qualifications: 
    Be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be self-directed and willing to take initiative. Must be able to work at least one day during the weekend. Must be energetic, decisive, diplomatic and able to work in a busy, dynamic environment. Also must be able to understand basic scientific concerts and able to commit to a regular schedule.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    OMSI Chemistry Science Educator - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    61945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    OMSI Chemistry Science Educator

    Job Description: 
    Chemistry Lab Work-Study students assist education staff in the maintenance and development of the Chemistry Lab and facilitate visitors’ learning experiences with informal interactions, demonstrations and activities.

    Qualifications: 
    Be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be self-directed and willing to take initiative. Familiarity and comfort with chemical handling and chemical safety.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    Design Lab Educator - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    Design Lab Educator

    Job Description: 
    Design Lab Work-Study students facilitate interactive activities that inspire people to engage with tinkering, technology, and problem solving through innovation, creation and design thinking, and assist with the maintenance of the lab. Students will learn how to create successful design-based, interactive activities and will develop a variety of facilitation techniques for engaging audiences in an informal education environment.

    Qualifications: 
    Must be:

    • Self-motivated with good problem-solving, judgment, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
    • Passionate about tinkering, building, and making things.
    • Comfortable with open-ended problem-solving.
    • Proficient with tech or maker skills and interested in sharing that knowledge.
    • Excited about teaching and learning through play and experimentation.
    • Able to commit to completing a project from start to finish
    • Self-directed and willing to take initiative.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    OMSI Earth Sciences Educator - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    OMSI Earth Sciences Educator

    Job Description: 
    This position has two roles: (1) to facilitate visitors’ learning experiences through informal interactions, demonstrations, and lab activities, Science On a Sphere (SOS) presentations, and assist with classes as needed and (2) to assist with maintenance of the labs and SOS.

    Qualifications: 
    Must be:

    • Self-directed and willing to take initiative.
    • Able to present science process and content in an engaging way to a broad age range.
    • Willing to get wet or dusty at times
    • Working toward a BA/BS in science or education with college coursework in the earth sciences.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    Featured Exhibits, Backstage Position - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    Featured Exhibits, Backstage Position

    Job Description: 
    This position has three main roles: (1) write curricula for informal education demonstrations, (2) assist in development of volunteer training presentations, and (3) catalog and organize past exhibit materials.

    Qualifications: 

    • Self-directed and willing to take initiative.
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Able to present science content in an engaging way to a broad range of visitors.
    • Strong communication and customer service skills.
    • Working toward a BA/BS in science, education, or other related field preferred.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    OMSI Life Sciences Educator - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    OMSI Life Sciences Educator

    Job Description: 
    This position has two roles: (1) facilitate the visitors’ learning experiences with informal interactions, demonstrations, and lab activities, and (2) assist with maintenance of the lab including animal husbandry.

    Qualifications: 

    • Self-directed and ability to take initiative.
    • Must be dependable and punctual, and be willing to commit to a schedule.
    • Able to present science process and content in an engaging way to a broad age range.
    • Must present a professional personal appearance.
    • Working toward a BA/BS in science or education with college course work in science.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    OMSI Physics Science Educator - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    OMSI Physics Science Educator

    Job Description: This position has two roles: (1) to facilitate visitor learning experiences with informal interactions, demonstrations, and lab activities, and (2) to assist with maintenance of the labs.

    Qualifications: 

    • Self-directed and willing to take initiative.
    • Reliable, punctual, and willing to commit to a schedule.
    • Ability to adapt science content and demonstrations to a wide age range and present to diverse crowds of varying sizes.
    • Present a professional appearance.
    • Working toward a BA/BS in science, education, or communications with college course work in science.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    OMSI Early Childhood Educator - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)

    1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214

    OMSI Early Childhood Educator

    Job Description:  This position assists education staff in the maintenance of Science Playground, supports parents and children while they experience activities and exhibits, and helps to ensure the safety of our youngest visitors and their families.

    Qualifications: 

    • Ability to take initiative.
    • Strong communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to teach and to model adult-child interactions for positive early learning experiences.
    • Interest and/or experience in early childhood education and child development.
    • Must be able to bend and stoop as needed to maintain integrity, appearance, and safety of the area.
    • Working toward a degree in early childhood education, child development, education, or science with college course work in early childhood education.

    To Apply: Submit your resume, cover letter, and online application at www.tinyurl.com/omsiworkstudy

    Portland Public Schools – GEAR UP

    6433 NE Tillamook, Portland, OR 97213

    College Advocate Mentor

    Job Description:
    Provide one-on-one and small group support, mentoring and guidance to K-12 students at GEAR UP schools. Support college and career readiness programs, goals, and outcomes.

    Qualifications:
    Ability to work with middle school/high school aged youth. Must be awarded Federal Work-Study and in good academic standing with MHCC. Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time (with accommodation).

    Wage: $11/hour
    Shifts:Vary per school; school hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

    Contact: Sara Baker / Pedro Anglada-Cordero / Katherine Clark @ 503-916-5404 or sbaker1@pps.net / pangladacordero@pps.net / kclark@pps.net