Activities Coordinator

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Position TitleActivities Coordinator
DepartmentSenior Program
Period to Apply01/01/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorSenior Manager
Pay Rate$14.00/Hour
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationSenior Program

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Program Manager, plans, coordinates and implements daily and monthly recreational, cultural art, entertainment and social activities that enhance the quality of life for Senior Citizens.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Senior Program Manager.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Plan and coordinate monthly activities and calendar of events
• Coordinates, plans and directs recreational, cultural, arts and crafts activities for the senior citizen program
• Ensures transportation for participants to and from events and activities
• Prepares public announcements for all program activities
• Promotes program within the community
• Plans and arranges special events
• Responsible for completing the required activity/events documentation, including liability waivers
• Assists with chaperoning elders to conferences and other field trips
• Responsible for data control collection and reporting in required data portals
• Assists department with administrative duties such as the preparation of requisitions, request for payments, budgets, salary worksheets and other financial documents
• Coordinates monthly activities schedules and ensures they are planned well in advance, with contact made to the specific organizations and is published and disseminated to the senior population and staff
• Act as authorized representative for the caregiver contracts which requires yearly preparation of contracts, monitoring to make sure contractors are working, certifying invoices and bi-weekly payments
• Assumes and insures all senior special events are prepared for and tended to including Senior Olympic Program, Senior Companion Program, Foster Grandparent Program, Foster Grandparent Program, fundraisers and festivities
• Attends meetings regarding activities
• Supervises Senior Companions
• Assists Department when available with administrative duties
• Insures staff is current on trainings, certifications, etc. as required by funding agencies
• Establishes and maintains an effective filing and retrieval system for information relevant to seniors
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as assigned
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of the functions and structure of Ohkay Owingeh.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
• Knowledge of records management procedures.
• Knowledge of business English, proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and basic arithmetic.
• Knowledge in issues pertaining to a senior population.
• Knowledge of supervisory techniques.
• Ability to speak Tewa.
• Ability to develop programs for the elderly.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to work effectively with individuals and demonstrate leadership and team-building skills with empathy and enthusiasm.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
• Ability to make solid decisions and exercise independent judgment.
• Ability to interpret applicable federal, state, county, and local laws, regulations, requirements, ordinances, and legislation.
• Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).
• Skill in planning activities for a senior population.
• Certified in CPR and First Aid.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED plus three years’ experience developing Elderly Programs or working as an activities coordinator; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Ability to speak Tewa and translate
• Must be culturally sensitive and be able to work effectively with individuals from different ethnic backgrounds
• Must be physically able to perform job duties
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s
• Must be insurable through the Pueblos insurance Carrier
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE
VETERAN PREFERENCE

SUBMIT APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:
OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
PO BOX 1099, OHKAY OWINGEH, NEW MEXICO 87566
FAX (505) 852-0093
phoenix.vigil@ohkay.org

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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