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Program Assistant—Ponemah

Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club



Program Assistant—Ponemah

Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls Club

Opens: Closes: June 21, 2012

Primary Function:

Plan, implement, supervise, and evaluate activities provided within the specific program area, such as Education, Technology, Social Recreation, Arts & Crafts, and Physical Education. This is a Part-time position (25hrs/wk) at the Ponemah sites, Salary - $10.00/hr, report to Unit Director (Ponemah) or Program Director. Training will be available to assist in implementation of programs.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes

• Effectively assist in implementation and administering of programs, such as Power Hour, T.R.A.I.L., Smart Moves, Career Launch, Job Ready, Goals for Growth, etc. Providing services and activities for drop-in members and visitors (promote program participation, register new members, be a guidance role/model for participants).

• Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the branch at all times.

• Ensure a productive work environment by participating in staff meetings.

• Maintain close, daily contact with club staff (professional and volunteer), club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct and advise/counsel.

• Maintain contact with external community groups, schools, members’ parents and others to assist in resolving problems.

• May participate in special programs and/or events, and may be required to drive.

• Other duties as assigned. (Example: Organizing & Cleaning)


• High School diploma or GED; with some secondary education

• Excellent work ethics (on time daily, ready to start)

• Experience in working with children ages 6-18 years old

• Knowledge of youth development

• Ability to multitask, motivate youth and manage behavior problems

• Ability to work with the general public

• Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth

• Ability to organize and supervise clubs members in a safe environment

• Mandatory CPR Certification

• Proof of valid state driver license

• Position is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test and background check

• Red Lake Nation Boys & Girls club has a Zero Tolerance Policy

To Apply: Applications (resumes with completed application) are accepted at the Red Lake Human Resources Department – P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN. 56671, (218) 679-1847 or 1848 *(218)679-4176 Fax.


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