Youth Mentor

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Features

Position TitleYouth Mentor
DepartmentHealth & Human Services Division
Period to Apply05/05/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorProject Lead
Pay Rate$15.00/Hour
Position StatusSeasonal Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh Youth

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under direct supervision of the Project Lead, develops, safe, stable and nurturing relationships with mentees. Checks, cleans and maintains the program facilities in preparation for daily activities. Assists in carrying out planned program activities. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Work under the direct supervision of the Project Lead.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

NATURE OF WORK

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Set positive expectations
• Nurture and help mentees to identify and develop their individual strengths, talent and abilities.
• Assists in health education, community outreach, and collecting evaluations and questionnaires.
• Help assure physical and emotional well-being.
• Assists in teaching life and academic skills
• Support youth and their families and assist in connecting them to other services and resources if needed.
• Models responsible behavior.
• Assists with program activities, which may require leadership in such activities as athletics and exercise.
• Assists in Maintaining inventory of supplies, equipment, and education material.
• Maintains cleanliness and safety of equipment and facilities.
• Reports potential hazards to Project lead
• Assists with community events.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Performs other duties as required.
JOB FUNCTION
• Knowledge of traditional form pueblo customs and traditions
• Knowledge of exercise and physical fitness principals, practices, and procedures
• 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 demonstrate moral character, honesty, tact, fairness, lack of prejudice and desire to help when dealing with the general public and youth
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to analyze situations and adopt appropriate courses of action
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results
• Ability to work extended hours and various work schedules

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• High School Diploma or GED
• Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older
• Preference of current enrolled student (College or equivalent) with a 2.5 GPA
• Fluency in the Tewa Language preferred
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License
• 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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