Summer Recreation Activities Program Coordinator

 Job Title:                    Summer Recreation Activities Program Coordinator

Department:               Tu Ha’ Buts Learning Center

Reports To:                Youth Activities Manager. Jerilynn Vail

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt

TS Range:                   7/8 DOQ

Approved By:             Gordon James, Education Director

Opening Date:            May 19, 2017

Closing Date:              June 2, 2017

 SUMMARY:  The Summer Recreation Activities Program Coordinator reports directly to the Youth Activities Manager and will co-manage the program with the Summer Recreation Administrative Program Coordinator.  This position is responsible for program activities, directing, and supervision of all Summer Recreation Program staff and activities.  This position demands thorough working knowledge of the program rules, operating principles and staff responsibilities.  The person will be assigned program staff supervision responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following other duties may be assigned:

  • Uphold program rules, operating principles and policies and procedures.
  • Work with Tu Ha’ Buts Learning Center staff to co-develop daily routines, schedules and procedures for program staff and activities.
  • Responsible for the daily co-scheduling, directing, and supervision of all Summer Recreation Program staff.
  • Organize, implement, and provide overall supervision of planned daily program activities.
  • Creates and maintains high morale among program staff.
  • Presides over daily a.m. and p.m. meeting of program staff.
  • Co-write the weekly newsletter.
  • Co-supervises the ordering, inventory and storage of all program supplies and equipment.
  • Meet with parents who have concerns with the Summer Recreation Program participants or Staff.
  • Monitors safety and all procedures as they pertain to the complete supervision of all program staff and participants.
  • Encourages respect for staff, personal property, Summer Rec. Equipment and Facilities.
  • Must support prevention curriculum.
  • Must be available to attend entire pre-program staff training 6/26– 6/30. No exceptions.
  • Must be available to work the entire 7 week Summer Recreation Program including the pre-program staff training 6/26– 6/30, Summer Recreation 7/3-8/18, No exceptions. Must be available to work a Monday through Friday, schedule per the above listed dates, unless otherwise notified.  No exceptions.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are supervisory responsibilities with this position.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must have supervisory experience; experience working directly with children ages 5-13; experience planning and implementing activities and curriculum and a Bachelors Degree and a minimum of 1 year of experience (see above); OR Associates Degree and a minimum of 3 years experience (see above); OR High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 5 years experience (see above).

LANGUAGE SKILLS:   Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:   Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:   Must have a current Washington State Driver’s License.  Must pass WATCH and Tribal Court Background Check (No crimes against people.)  Must have CPR/First Aid certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; the employee is also frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; the employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crawl and taste or smell.  The employee must also frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25-50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee may occasionally be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, and outdoor weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

OTHER: Professional attire suitable for the work environment is required.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: The successful candidate will be required to have a urinalysis for drug and alcohol screening in accordance with the Tribe’s Drug Free Workplace Policy.

THERE WILL BE “NO” TOLERANCE FOR THE USE OF ALCOHOL OR ILLEGAL DRUGS WHILE EMPLOYED IN THE SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM.  USE OF TOBACCO IN FRONT OF THE YOUTH OR DURING WORK TIME IS NOT ALLOWED.  ANY VIOLATION OF THESE POLICIES IS CAUSE FOR IMMEDIATE TERMINATION.

INDIAN PREFERENCE: Indian Preference will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe’s Personnel Policies.

 CONTACT:  Human Resources Department (360) 426-9781