Pathways Recreation Assistant
Salary: $18 per hour
Job Type: Part-time (Non-Exempt)
Closing Date: Until Filled
- Register participants for the after-school program.
- Assists with the implementation of school and weekday activities and events for program participant children including working with volunteers and staff.
- Organizes and prepares the program activities weekly.
- Develops recreational and educational activities for the program.
- Maintains a tidy and safe environment for participants.
- Facilitates all aspects of the program if or while the Program Coordinator is unavailable.
- Supervises students with an intern/volunteer during after school program.
- Maintains accurate records relating to program participants and van usage.
- Supports and promotes Zero Suicide Initiatives across the organization.
- Contacts with parents via home visits, email, and telephone calls when necessary.
- Assists transportation for participants including parental authorization.
- Attends meetings as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED. One to two-year experience in working with “at-risk” children and youth in an educational and/or recreational setting. Must be at least 18 years old and preferred Navajo speaking. Possess a valid Arizona Driver License and a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance card. CPR/ First Aid, and HIPAA Certification (can be acquired before and/or after hire). Must complete/pass background check in accordance with NACA policy.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Knowledge of a variety of education/recreational instruction and leadership.
- Show friendly, hands-on interaction with the children and helping with the program.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, parents, children, etc. Show sufficiency to exchange or convey information. Being culturally aware is a plus.
- Knowledge of recreational and educational activities such as climbing, skiing, crafts, etc., sufficient to develop and lead recreational activities.
- Ability to deal with various situations that requires an action or decision in the best interest of the program participant.
- Ability to schedule and coordinate activities.
- Ability to use a personal computer and Microsoft software.
- Ability to represent in a professional manner.
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968. Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272). If you wish to exercise Indian Preference and you are a registered member of a federally or state recognized tribe, attach copy of tribal Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB).