Responsible for coordination of age appropriate activities that focus on leadership, life skills, and sensitive topic awareness and supervision of youth that utilize the program on- or off-site.
Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Three (3) years experience in supervising youth and coordinating activities for youth.
Preferred: Some college-level education, preferably with coursework in early childhood education. Valid and current S.T.A.R.S. certification. Experience working with Native Americans and/or within a Tribal community. Experience with providing culturally competent support aimed at opening pathways for individuals towards education and self-sufficiency. Experience working with youth who have life challenges.
Skill in: Supervisory techniques and practices to include managing, scheduling, assigning, coordinating, and monitoring work of others; motivational techniques; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; listening effectively; observing reactions/interactions of others; problem-solving; conflict resolution; evaluating options and implementing solutions; using a computer and standard office equipment.
Knowledge of: Mathematics; the English language including composition and grammar; methods of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups; laws and government regulations; human behavior and performance; learning and motivation; Native American culture and history; drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
Ability to: Maintain confidentiality; maintain a positive attitude and work ethic; effectively communicate information and ideas, both written and verbal; comprehend information, both written and verbal; form culturally competent, non-judgmental, supportive and empowering relationships with youth; gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions, and present findings and recommendations; use independent judgment.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class.
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, balance, bend at the waist, crouch, kneel, twist, use foot controls, and operate a motor vehicle. The employee must frequently lift carry and/or push/pull up to twenty pounds (20 lbs.).The employee is frequently required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to grasp, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud. Frequently works in outdoor weather conditions. Occasionally may sit to perform administrative tasks.