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Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Senior Services Activities Coordinator- MTMO ($55,868- $83,807 Annually) in Auburn, Washington

JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Center Activities Coordinator at the Elder's Building is responsible for developing and overseeing a comprehensive program of recreational and cultural activities for elder community members. This role requires a deep commitment to enhancing the well-being of elders, promoting cultural engagement, and fostering a sense of community

MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This list is intended only to illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and implements a variety of community and human service programs events for senior citizens in the Muckleshoot Tribal community.

  • Drive a commercial vehicle with air brakes.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality

  • Plan and coordinate travel arrangements

  • Administer medications while on trips or in case of emergency.

  • Organizes and supervises classes, workshops and activities for senior adults.

  • Surveys the interests and needs of seniors in the community; relays this information to program management to assist in program development.

  • Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, newsletters, posters, news releases, flyers and related communications regarding senior programs.

  • Responds, in person or on the telephone, to inquiries about senior services, events, and activities.

  • Provides information and referral services for a variety of social services available to senior citizens within the community.

  • Drives a van to provide transportation services for seniors for field trips and other excursions.

  • Prepares and maintains related records and other documents, as required.

  • Because of the Tribe's commitment to community service and the well-being of its members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.

EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION

Required:

  • Associate’s degree in recreation, geriatrics, social services or a closely related field.

  • Three (3) years of combined relevant experience and education may be considered in lieu of the Associate’s degree.

  • One (1) year of experience working with seniors.

  • A valid Washington State commercial driver’s license (CDL)

  • First Aid and CPR certification are required at time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION

Skills:

  • Operating a personal computer, including word processing, Publisher, Excel and other applicable software; office equipment (fax/copy machine, mail/stamp machine).

  • Operating commercial vehicles with air brakes as well as other tribal vehicles.

  • Data entry.

  • Operating a chair lift.

  • Developing, coordinating and directing varied activities involved in a community seniors program.

  • Phone etiquette for reservations.

  • Organization and time management.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Interpersonal and human relations.

  • Cultural crafts.

    Ability:

  • Be creative, crafts/production.

  • Monitor and track stats.

  • Communicate with the community and outside personnel, as well as, other organizations.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, Tribal and community leaders, Tribal members, and general public.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Do presentations to small or large groups.

  • Work independently and/or with supervisor, at all times.

  • Receive direct instruction.

  • Act in a professional manner in attitude and performance

    Knowledge:

  • Equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program.

  • Senior recreation philosophy, planning and administration.

  • Surrounding area tribes and reservations.

  • Medical terminology (i.e.: handicap assistance, etc.).

  • Cultural crafts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Continuously uses vision. Frequently sits for long periods of time. Frequently talks and listens. Manual dexterity for computer work and routine paperwork. Occasionally walks and reaches with hands and arms. Occasionally lifts up to 25 lbs.

Licenses or Certifications Required

• A valid Washington State commercial driver’s license (CDL) • First Aid and CPR certification are required at time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

Job LocationUS-WA-Auburn

of Openings 1

Division Human Services

Job Status Hourly

Type Regular Full-Time

Pay Grade 7 - DOE

Status Accepting

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