Stepping Stones Mentor
Multiple positions available and one on-call Mentor
Stepping Stones Coordinator
Up to 35 hours per week
4/5 ($15.56 hourly)
May 3, 2019
May 20, 2019
Provide leadership to youth, ages 13-15 with the development of job skills through the completion of community based projects/activities. These projects will be focused on promoting an increased understanding of Squaxin Island Tribal culture, through activities which teach foundational work ethics and pride in the community. Developing a positive relationship with his/her group in a safe environment is key to this position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will be responsible for the supervision of groups of youth, ages 13 - 15 years.
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:
High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of related experience working with tribal youth ages 13 - 15 in a community setting, OR 4 years of related experience working with tribal youth ages 13 - 15 in a community setting.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
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 pass WATCH and Tribal Court Background Check
(No crimes against people.) All applicants must have CPR/First Aid certification and Food Handlers Permit prior to the beginning of the program (This will be included in the staff training).
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 frequently required to talk or hear; 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. The employee must also frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
This position requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and an ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into focus).
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 will frequently be working in outdoor weather conditions, and occasionally working near moving or mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE:
The successful candidates 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 STEPPING STONES. 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 will be exercised in the hiring of this position in accordance with the Tribe's Personnel Policies.
Submit. application packets including a resume and cover letter to Contact, Human Resources for more information: .