Careers

Careers

Aachild sJoin the Oakridge Neighborhood professional team today and make a real difference in the lives of our residents and those in the community who we serve. As Iowa’s largest provider of Section 8 housing, we pair this foundation of affordable housing with transformative wraparound services, making our mission truly life changing.

 

Benefits

Oakridge Neighborhood offers a comprehensive benefit package for its employees, with varying levels of benefits dependent on employment status (part-time or full-time, salaried or hourly) and length of service. The Oakridge Neighborhood Employee Handbook outlines benefits in detail. Benefits may include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays for eligible employees
    • New Year’s Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • President’s Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Thanksgiving Friday
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day
    • Floating holiday

Oakridge Neighborhood is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Current Openings

AmeriCorps Service Member

We are seeking an AmeriCorps service member position to start in September 2021. AmeriCorps member will provide 35-40 hours per week of service over 36 weeks to support Oakridge Neighborhood’s efforts to increase access to healthy and fresh foods in our community. You must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent or be in the middle of completion, and a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States to be considered for AmeriCorps service.

Contact:

Amal Barre

Oakridge Neighborhood Services

1401 Center Street

Des Moines, IA 50314

abarre@oakridgeneighborhood.org

515 | 244-7702

 

 

Teacher and Teacher Assistants

Oakridge Neighborhood is seeking full-time early childhood education staff members for its Oak Academy Early Learning and Preschool program. Responsibilities include the provision of educational programming, which fosters the growth and development of young children. $1,000 signing bonus!

Postions include:

State of Iowa licensed teacher: In early childhood education or related field with early childhood endorsement. Oakridge offers a competitive salary, schedule and excellent benefits package.

Teacher assistants: Current Child Development Associate Certificate preferred.

Contact:

Bethany Davis

Oakridge Neighborhood Services

1401 Center Street

Des Moines, IA 50314

bdavis@oakridgeneighborhood.org

515 | 244-7702

 

 

Accounting Specialist

The Accounting Specialist provides accounting support to the four companies within Oakridge Neighborhood related to accounts payable, accounts receivables, general ledger accounting, new hire information and account reconciliation. Performs accounts payable duties that include but are not limited to: reviewing and processing invoices for payment; ensures accuracy of invoices; identifies and resolves discrepancies; reconciles payments to purchase orders; issues checks. Related degree or professional experience required.

Contact:

Andy Ball

Oakridge Neighborhood Services

1401 Center Street

Des Moines, IA 50314

aball@oakridgeneighborhood.org

515 | 244-7702

 

 

 

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