YOUTH COORDINATOR, LEAD CREW SUPERVISORS (2 POSITIONS)

Vacancy Ann. # STOI-18-066
Title YOUTH COORDINATOR, LEAD CREW SUPERVISORS (2 POSITIONS)
Supervisor LEAD YOUTH COORDINATOR, CDS
Department EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING 477 TANF
Location WELLPINIT, AND SPOKANE 477/TANF
Status REGULAR, FULL-TIME
Rate of Pay SEPT - APR $15.00/HR, MAY - AUG. $18.00/HR
Opening Date APRIL 2, 2018
Closing Date APRIL 16, 2018

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

Position will split time between the Spokane Tribal Youth Programs during September-April months and transition to the Summer Youth Employment Program during May - August.

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.

As a 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.   The Wellpinit position will work at both the Ford Youth Center and West End Youth Center and the Spokane position will work at the Youth Center located at the Spokane 477/TANF office.

As a Summer Youth Lead Crew Supervisor, will be involved in planning/implementing summer youth employment activities and oversee all crew supervisors.  Along with supervisory role, will also work directly with summer youth participants, teaching good work ethics, valuable work experiences, and practices. Ensures that youth have adequate supplies and materials, keeps inventory and monitors daily log identifying completed projects. Keeps accurate time and attendance records of all workers.  This position requires excellent attendance and willingness and commitment to serve as a role model to the youth. Transports crew and self to and from work locations via assigned vehicles. The Lead Crew Supervisor will reasonably assign other duties as approved by Career Development Specialist and Program Manager.  

ESSENTIAL 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 and Summer Youth Program;
  • Monitor youth and other community members utilizing the youth centers 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 Youth Centers, Tribal Vehicles, equipment and grounds;
  • Assist in monitoring the facilities and schedules such that the Centers serve the Community;
  • Directly supervising youth and providing corrective action when necessary;
  • Ensures safety and well-being of youth;
  • Teaches, guides or otherwise instructs youth;
  • Serves as a leader and role-model;
  • Documentation and report writing of incidents and or accidents;
  • Works to plan all summer youth crew activities, including field trips, classroom curriculum, scheduling, and contracts;
  • Assists with the hiring, training and supervision of all Crew Supervisors. 
  • Monitors up to 50 youth crew workers daily in summer employment period.  Works along with staff/youth during activities/projects assigned;
  • Track staff/youth hours to ensure accurate and complete timesheets bi-weekly according to STOI payroll;
  • Monitor and track mileage used on vehicles and submit logs weekly into 477 Dept;
  • Transports self and youth to and from work locations via assigned vehicles; operates and maintains assigned vehicle (12 passenger van);
  • Trains staff/youth in maintaining, cleaning and utilizing equipment;
  • Trains staff/youth in proper safety procedures and guidelines for assigned tasks;
  • Responsible for any damages that may occur to leased or rented vehicles;
  • Required to report, document and follow supervisor’s recommendations, when damages and/or incidents occur on the job within 24hrs;
  • Assist in maintaining adequate supplies and materials inventory;
  • Keeps a daily log identifying completed projects;
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Tribal Procurement Process

SUPERVISORY CONTROL;

Incumbent will supervise up to 6 Crew Supervisors and approximately 50 youth workers daily during summer youth employment period. Must be able to follow policy/procedures that will be reviewed at time of hire. Must be able to ensure that all employee disciplinary actions are followed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma/GED required. Additional consideration given to those that have extended education in fields associated with the youth or youth related activities/prevention/wellness.
  • Must be 25 years or older.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of related maintenance, carpentry or repair experience.
  • Must have 2-4 years’ experience monitoring/supervising youth or supervising others.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Must have previous experience working with Native American clientele and understand cultural needs.
  • The Employee must be physically capable of working outdoors in inclement weather and various terrains and being on feet for at least 8-10 hours a day when needed.  Outdoor work may include heavy lifting and operating hand and power tools.
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license, good driving record for insurance purposes and reliable transportation.
  • 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
  • Driver’s Safety Course Required (will be provided to selected applicants)
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check.

 OTHER:

  • Applicants with Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) will be given preference.
  • Applicants must maintain a substance abuse free lifestyle while employed and working with youth.

  

Applications Are Available at the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department

Or, can be downloaded at www.spokanetribe.com

P.O. Box 206   Wellpinit, WA 99040

Contact: Sabrina McCoy

Ph.: (509) 458-6583, Fax: (509) 458-6556, E-mail: sabrina.mccoy@spokanetribe.com

All Applications Must Be Received in the HR Department No Later

Than 4:30 p.m. on the Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe of Indians Reserves The Right

To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test

All Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A-90 Day Orientation