• Summer Recreation Assistant

    Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/12/2018 10:22 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1213
    # of Openings
    9
    Category
    Community & Social Service
  • Overview

    Assists the Community Wellness Youth Services staff with the summer recreational program and activities.

    Responsibilities

    Assists with recreation and cultural programs and activities.
    Assists with supervision of summer recreation program youth participants which includes leading activities; providing guidance and discipline; and problem resolution.
    Promotes participation
    Monitors youth and ensures they abide by rules and regulations.

    Responds to and provides first aid when necessary.

    Ensures the safety of the participants and responds to and documents incidents and injuries.

    Works with youth to develop and build basic skills with an emphasis on learning, fun,

    and sportsmanship.

    Creates and maintains a safe, clean and healthy environment.

    Opens and closes facility.

    Assists with inventory of supplies and equipment.

    Takes necessary precautions to protect program equipment, materials, and facilities.

    Adheres to organizations policies and procedures.

    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.
    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).

     

    Knowledge of:

    Towa language.
    Youth recreational activities.
    Healthy lifestyles.
    Safety practices and procedures relating to the work, including practices of first-aid.
    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.
    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 :

    Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

    Valid CPR & First Aid certifications within (10) days of employment.

     

    Medical Requirements: 

    Physical exam certification.

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