SUMMER YOUTH COORDINATORS - (4) POSITIONS, SPOKANE (2), FORD (1), WEST END (1)

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-17-036
Title SUMMER YOUTH COORDINATORS - (4) POSITIONS, SPOKANE (2), FORD (1), WEST END (1)
Supervisor YOUTH PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
Department 477/TANF - YOUTH PROGRAM
Location SPOKANE TRIBAL TANF YOUTH CENTERS
Status SEASONAL, FULL-TIME
Rate of Pay $13.00/HOUR
Opening Date MAY 3, 2017
Closing Date OPEN UNTIL FILLED

INTRODUCTION:

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Tribal 477 Program is to promote and support Tribal Youth and their families in reaching their full potential in becoming healthy, productive and self-sufficient.  This will be offered in a way that protects and benefits the Tribal children, respects and preserves their culture, values and traditions, gives families access as well as input into the full range of programs and services to promote their self-esteem, independence and self-sufficiency.

The Youth Coordinator(s) will oversee all associated activities and events at the Community Center(s) that relate to the Spokane Tribal 477 Program.  The Youth Program Manager will facilitate the coordination of services to the Communities by working collaboratively with the Coordinators, other Service Providers and Community Members.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mandated reporting of abuse and neglect through the appropriate channels
  • Assist in implementing policies and procedures to carry out the youth program objectives for the Spokane Tribal TANF Youth Program
  • Monitor youth and other community members utilizing the Community Center as well as on field trips for safety reasons
  • Assist with scheduling and arranging daily activities during specific timeframes
  • Assist in maintenance and upkeep of the Community Center, Tribal Vehicles, equipment and grounds
  • Assist in monitoring the facilities and schedules such that the Center serves the Community
  • Directly supervising youth and providing corrective action when necessary
  • Ensures safety and wellbeing of youth
  • Teaches, guides or otherwise instructs youth
  • Serves as a leader and role-model
  • Documentation and report writing of incidents and or accidents
  • Performs other work related activities and duties as required

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • Knowledge of extracurricular activities related to physical, culture, mental, etc.
  • Skills of an advanced swimmer
  • Knowledge of culture and traditions of Native Americans
  • Ability to be flexible and capable of working in rapid changing environments
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays, irregular hours, and overnight stays
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and at times as a team member
  • Ability to follow directions in all formats
  • Ability to practice confidentiality, tact, courtesy and discretion
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to handle minimal to extreme physical activity at any given time
  • Ability to speak in a public setting and facilitate groups
  • Knowledge of computer applications, copiers, fax, projectors, etc.
  • Knowledge of community programs providing youth services

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent; Additional consideration given to those that have extended education in fields associated with the youth or youth related activities/prevention/wellness
  • Valid State Driver’s license, good driving record, Tribally Insurable
  • Must be 21 years or older for insurance purposes
  • Must have experience working with youth.
  • Must have previous experience working with Native American clientele and understand cultural needs
  • Must currently have and maintain a reputable standing in the community, and be a positive role model for the youth.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Federal background check is mandatory.
  • Must be able to obtain Food Handler’s Card within first week of employment
  • Must be able to become certified in Life Guard/CPR/First Aid within the first arranged training
  • Must be able to physically perform the job duties required including; bending, kneeling, climbing, hiking, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

 

Applications are available at the Tribal Human Resources Department

Contact Sabrina McCoy or Geraldine Abrahamson

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

Ph: (509) 458-6583, or (509) 458-6527, Fax: (509) 458-6556

E-mail: sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com or hrfrontdesk@spokanetribe.com           

Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department no later than

4:30 pm on the closing date.

The Spokane Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its

 Indian Preference Policy.

All applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

All applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug test.

All positions with the tribe are subject to a 90-day orientation period.