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Company Name :- Nisqually Indian Tribe
Position Name :-
Company Location :- Olympia, WA 98513
Job Category :- General
Full Job Description :-
$26.33 – $35.32
The Youth Coordinator is responsible for providing a safe and welcoming environment and meaningful activities for youth to thrive and prepare for their futures. The Youth Coordinator plans and supervises youth activities including cultural, educational and recreational activities, while ensuring safety and security of program participants.
Primary responsibilities are the basic job duties that an employee must be able to perform. This list of responsibilities is intended to be representative of the duties performed within this classification. The omission of a function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed if such duties relate to the position.
Work as a team member to create and maintain a safe, healthy, and positive environment that helps Nisqually youth to thrive, reach their goals and plan for their futures.
Work in partnership with internal and external partners to provide age-appropriate wrap-around services for youth including but not limited to health, behavioral health, education, recreation, nutrition, sports/fitness, vocational services, culture and language.
Contribute to planning, scheduling and implementing activities and events. Procure materials and supplies, coordinate youth transportation, arrange field-trips, confirm logistics and coordinate with guest speakers or instructors when needed.
Maintain positive communication and interactions with Management, other employees, youth, parents/guardians, volunteers, internal and external partners.
Assist youth in resolving basic problems and conflict situations or obtain information and guidance from supervisor as needed.
Drive program vehicle for pick-up and drop-off of youth to and from the program, and field trips ensuring each one is delivered to the appropriate destination.
Monitor facility to ensure emergency, safety, fire, fitness, health and nutrition procedures are followed and inform supervisor of compliance concerns.
Prepare, collect, review and organize forms, program records, reports, or other documents.
Maintain confidentiality in all record-keeping and reporting.
Perform as team leader for lower level program staff and volunteers when needed.
Perform mandatory reporter responsibilities as required.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED.
Two years’ experience providing youth services in youth recreation, youth education or related field.
Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Must obtain/maintain a Food Handler’s permit, First Aid and CPR cards within 30 days of employment.
Must successfully pass a State and Federal criminal history background check.
Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and be insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy.
A degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Development, or related field.
Experience working with tribal youth in a similar program.
This position does not supervise.
Possesses the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the primary responsibilities of the position.
Principles and practices of youth recreational programs, including planning, scheduling, coordination, evaluation and problem-solving.
Applicable Tribal, federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and policies.
Communicating effectively verbally and in writing to audiences of various social, educational, economic and cultural backgrounds.
Working with youth, parents/guardians, other team members and the public.
Microsoft Office Suite and any other applicable software programs required by the assigned department.
Motivating youth and managing behavioral problems.
Provide professional courteous behavior in all interactions with children, parents, school officials, and the community.
Manage staff/child or youth ratios to ensure adequate needs are met.
Understand the responsibilities as a mandated reporter.
Work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the program.
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