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Youth Activity Specialist

Company: Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Join Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and take advantage of the amazing employee benefits we offer!

  • 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 RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assesses the program requirements of youth in the community.
  • Communicates with youth to determine their needs and interests.
  • Ensures a variety of sports, recreational, cultural and other programs are planned and implemented.
  • Develops a culturally appropriate youth leadership program.
  • Schedules activities, facilities and volunteers as required.
  • 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 services.
  • Operates office equipment such as computer, scanner, calculator, copier and fax.
  • Works collaboratively with coworkers and other staff in a team environment.
  • 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 experience.
  • 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 Test.
  • 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 Indian eligibility.

Keywords: Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Sacramento , Youth Activity Specialist, Other , Sacramento, California

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