Youth Activity Specialist
Company: Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Job DescriptionSalary: Join Shingle Springs Band of Miwok
Indians and take advantage of the amazing employee benefits we
- Fantastic Health Insurance package that is free to full time
employees (90% employer paid for dependents)
- Free Dental, Vision, and Group Term Life insurance ($50K)
- Up to 5% employer match on 401K
- 12 sick days and 3 weeks of paid vacation per year
- Reimbursement of up to $60 per month for gym/health club
membershipsThe Youth Activity Specialist position provides
opportunities to develop further in the TANF program and often
leads to promotions to higher level positions.POSITION SUMMARYUnder
the direct supervision of the Prevention Department Manager, the
Youth Activity Specialist will be responsible for planning and
implementing activities which promote the positive development of
youth in alignment with the goals of the TANF Program. The Youth
Activity Specialist will assist in providing a variety of
youth-focused family and community prevention and diversion
programs for families at risk of becoming TANF recipients or those
who are currently TANF recipients. Programs may include sports,
cultural, educational and recreational activities, substance abuse
prevention and unwanted pregnancy prevention. SPECIFIC
- Assesses the program requirements of youth in the
- Communicates with youth to determine their needs and
- Ensures a variety of sports, recreational, cultural and other
programs are planned and implemented.
- Develops a culturally appropriate youth leadership
- Schedules activities, facilities and volunteers as
- Supervises and leads activities for the youth.
- Prepares monthly plan for youth activities.
- Provides special project management, coordination and
assistance to the organization.
- Creates and maintains accurate, organized and complete project
files to include all documents required to sustain internal, local,
state and federal regulatory compliance.
- Prepares materials for internal and external audits.
- Maintains records of project meetings, updating project tasks
and outcomes as necessary.
- Conducts presentations on projects and related topics.
- Coordinates with program staff to gather and manage data for
accountability and to measure the performance of program
- Operates office equipment such as computer, scanner,
calculator, copier and fax.
- Works collaboratively with coworkers and other staff in a team
- May be required to adjust schedule to support TANF events.
- Performs other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- High School Diploma/or GED, AA preferred with coursework in
Physical Education, Recreation, Human Services or related field
and/or demonstrated experience working with youth, families and
adults in a recreational setting or a combination of education and
- Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office
- Must possess first aid and CPR Certification or be capable of
obtaining with in thirty (30) days of employment.
- Must be able to pass a medical examination and TB Skin
- Must exhibit excellent negotiation, mediation, team building
and decision making skills.
- Must work well and communicate effectively with youth, parents
and the community.
- Must possess written and verbal communication skills including
composing and editing.
- Must possess good listening skills
- Must be available to work nights and weekends.
- Must have one (1) year of experience transporting passengers
and present a current DMV print out.
- Must have a valid, unrestricted California Driver's license and
personal vehicle insurance, and qualify for the Tribe's vehicle
insurance. SAFETYSupports a safe work and program environment for
both employees and program participants by performing all duties in
accordance with Tribal safety policies and procedures. This
includes, but is not limited to: reporting all incidents and
accidents to your supervisor timely (within 24 hours); maintaining
work areas in a safe and healthful manner; reporting and correcting
any unsafe working conditions; operating vehicles in a safe and
lawful manner while conducting Tribal business; providing input and
assistance to reduce or eliminate workplace hazards; actively
supporting ongoing safety efforts, including recommendations of the
safety committeeDRUG SCREENShingle Springs Rancheria requires the
successful completion of a drug screening of all potential Tribal
employees prior to being hired. The Tribe recognizes that the State
of California has legalized the use of marijuana. The Tribe is
located on federally owned trust land and complies with federal
laws. Therefore, marijuana use is prohibited, and all drug tests
will include a screening for THC.Shingle Springs Rancheria
recognizes a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy and employees
will be required to sign a Consent to Drug and/or Alcohol Testing.
Employees may be selected for alcohol / drug testing upon
reasonable suspicion, and upon any/all accidents. BACKGROUND
CHECKCandidates for this position will be subject to criminal and
character background checks and fingerprinting prior to being
hired. Verification of previous employment and education will also
be conducted after the interview if an offer of employment is being
considered. CONFIDENTIALITYConfidentiality is an absolute
requirement for this position and is cause for immediate
termination if not followed to the highest standard.INDIAN
PREFERENCEPreference in hiring is given to the most qualified
applicant. However, when candidates for an open position are
determine to be equally qualified, Native American candidates will
have preference for hiring purposes. This means that if the
qualifications of the best candidates are comparable, the Native
American candidate is given preference. The following order of
preference shall be adhered to when hiring: (1) Members of Shingle
Springs Band of Miwok Indians members; (2) Spouses or domestic
partners (certified through Tribal Court or the State of
California) of members of Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians; 3)
Parents of children of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians;
4) All other documented Native Americans; 5) All other applicants
in accordance with Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473.
Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of
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