Youth Center Assistant

US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-1176
# of Openings
1
Category
Community & Social Service

Overview

Assists with and oversees recreational and cultural programs and services.

Responsibilities

• Assists and oversees with recreation and cultural programs and activities; manages activities and programs as required.
• Assembles and breaks-down facilities and equipment for events.
• Maintains facility schedules and calendars.
• Requisitions or obtains needed materials and supplies.
• Directs and reviews the work of part-time and support staff and volunteers; instructs staff in work procedures and ensures adherence to safety policies and procedures.
• Responds to public inquiries and complaints related to recreation and cultural programs and activities.
• Maintains facilities in a clean and safe condition; reports needs for repairs and safety hazards.
• Promotes County recreation and cultural programs in the community and/or a facility; communicates with business and community leaders, the media, and other public officials to promote programs and fund-raising.
• Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.
• Orders and accounts for the use of program supplies and equipment.
• Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

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.

 

Education and Experience:  High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); AND one (1) year of recreation program experience.

 

Knowledge of:

• Towa language.
• Principles and practices of program and event supervision.
• Safety practices and procedures relating to the work, including practices of first-aid.
• Record keeping principles and practices.
• Customer service and public relations methods and practices.
• Computer applications related to assigned duties and activities.
• Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.

 

Skill in:

• Organizing, leading and implementing a variety of recreation, sports and cultural programs and activities.
• Maintaining accurate records and files.
• Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, instructions and other written materials.
• Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
• Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.

 

Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

• CPR & First Aid certification within six (6) months of date of employment.

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