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Youth Council Coordinator

at Ak Chin Indian Community

Pay: $31,179.20 to $42,078.40/year
Salary : $14.99 - $20.23 Hourly $31,179.20 - $42,078.40 Annually
Posted: 8/14/2019
Job Reference #: 2539686

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Youth Council Coordinator
Opening Date/Time: Tue. 08/13/19 12:00 AM Arizona Time
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 09/04/19 11:59 PM Arizona Time
Job Type:FTNonExempt
Location:42507 W. Peters and Nall Road, Maricopa, AZ 85139, Arizona
Department:Government-Youth Council
Salary:$14.99 - $20.23 Hourly
$31,179.20 - $42,078.40 Annually
Salary Information:Offering salary will be made between the minimum to midpoint of the posted salary range for this position, based on qualifications and experience. Employees may progress through the full salary range, subject to their successful performance and annual budget approval.
Under general supervision, plans, coordinates and oversees the activities of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Youth Council.
 Minimum Qualifications:

Associates Degree is preferred, with at least two years experience working with youth or an equivalent combination of education or experience will substitute for the required experience. Must be able to work some evenings and weekends. Must have a valid Arizona Driver's License and be able to meet the Community's insurance carrier requirements. Must be able to pass an extensive background check.
 Examples of Duties:
  • Creates opportunities for Ak-Chin youth to strengthen and develop leadership skills, work on community service projects and develop culturally relevant skills/attitudes that will prepare youth to become the next generation of leaders for the Ak-Chin Indian Community.
  • Serve as a positive role model to the Youth Council and the youth of the Ak-Chin Indian Community.
  • Promotes and encourages positive behaviors in youth involved in the program and nurtures active citizenship skills.
  • Conducts research; compiles materials; and prepares lessons related to Ak-Chin history, culture and language.
  • Plans Youth Council activities, programs, and projects in coordination with Community departments, other tribes and their Youth Councils, and outside local and national agencies and organizations.
  • Assesses the needs of Ak-Chin youth by actively soliciting their ideas and recognizing their talents.
  • Creates, maintains and updates a master calendar of scheduled activities for the Youth Council.
  • Engages in Community Outreach in order to stimulate program participation and promote Youth Council sponsored events to students of the Ak-Chin Indian Community.
  • Displays a high level of commitment and enthusiasm for activities.
  • Serves as a chaperone and maintains control of Youth Council members during instructional programs, leadership events, meetings and special events both in and out of state.
  • Communicates and provides regular feedback to youth on behavior and conducts routine discipline when needed.
  • Transports youth to and from activities utilizing tribal vehicle.
  • Maintains positive relationships with students and parents/guardians.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with local, state and national tribal youth council leadership organizations in order to share ideas and keep informed on "Common Practices".
  • Develops and recommends for the Council's approval, Youth Council policies and procedures.
  • Prepares, submits for approval and monitors Youth Council program budget.
  • Creates and submits proposals for Youth Council sponsored events, attendance at conferences/training or travel desired.
  • Provides quarterly status reports to both the Community Council and the Community Operations Manager on the activities of the Youth Council.
  • Writes reports and maintains attendance records and files.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 Other Requirements:
  • Knowledge of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Government and its operations.
  • Knowledge of the Ak-Chin Indian Community history, culture and traditions.
  • Knowledge of the economic, educational, health and social problems of today's youth.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Youth Council members and their parents, other Community departments, and outside local and national agencies and organizations.
  • Ability to effectively plan and coordinate work of others.
  • Ability to plan, develop and oversee youth-oriented programs.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing computer software, such as Word and Excel.
  • Ability to express ideas in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when needed.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.


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Thank you for your interest in the Ak-Chin Indian Community! Please click on the "Ak-Chin Indian Community Job Opening" button below. A new window will open to the job description. *Please note we require 10 years of work history and explanation of employment gaps longer than 3 months.