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3137 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK 99615
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Kodiak, Alaska 99615 

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Youth Activities Assistant
Open until filled

DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
Operating in an active, energetic, and dynamic environment involving up to two dozen children, this position is responsible for assisting the Youth Activities Coordinator (YAC) with implementing after school and summer youth programs at the Family Investment Center (FIC) of the Kodiak Island Housing Authority (KIHA). Responsible to assist Youth Activities Coordinator (YAC) with the following: plan activities, oversee activities, set up equipment and supplies, supervise youth participating in onsite and offsite activities, prepare daily snacks and meals, and assist in cleaning up activity areas and organizing equipment after activities have ended. This position will be required to fill in for the YAC in the event of their absence. 

This position is an Hourly full-time position with a schedule dictated by the needs of the youth program. This varies between the school year and summer break. Some scheduled evening work is required.

Incumbent will be trained by KIHA, at cost to KIHA, to drive the KIHA bus.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Previous experience working with youth required
Experience with trauma informed care, or an understanding of challenges and compassion necessary for working with youth facing barriers or disabilities.
Required to receive Food Handlers Certificate (KIHA will assist).
Required to have and maintain an Alaska Driver’s License.

ABILITIES
Must be 21 years of age
Ability to handle loud, chaotic environments
Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults.
Ability to interact with youth from a position of authority
Ability and willingness to follow directions and receive constructive criticism and feedback.
Ability to pass necessary background checks and drug tests.
Ability to participate in activities with youth
Ability to lift 50 lbs. (required to move gear and equipment for activities)
Ability to work some evening hours

Kodiak Island Housing Authority is an Equal Housing Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to the Alaska Native/American Indian employment preference under Section 7(b) of the Native American/Alaska Native Housing and Self-Determination Act, and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S. C. 1701U) and Regulations in 24 CFR part 135.

COMPENSATION
Status: Hourly
Salary Range:Salary Range 24- $35,698+ (DOE) 
Benefits:Fringe benefits offered

Youth Aide
Open until filled


DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
Operating in an active, energetic, and dynamic environment involving up to two dozen children, this position is responsible for assisting the Youth Activities Coordinator (YAC) with implementing the after-school youth program at the Family Investment Center (FIC) of the Kodiak Island Housing Authority (KIHA). Responsible to assist Youth Activities Coordinator (YAC) with the following: provide intensive oversight for high needs and high-risk factor youth participating in the program; assist YAC with overseeing and implementing after school activities and education opportunities; coordinate education activity and homework assistance with KIBSD.

This position is a temporary (school year) part-time position. KIHA is looking for qualified elementary school aides willing to work at least one day per week. Work schedules are typically 2-6 pm, Monday-Friday.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Experience as a KIBSD Aide required
Experience with KIBSD conscious discipline 
Experience with trauma informed care, or an understanding of challenges and compassion necessary for working with youth facing barriers or disabilities.
Required to have and maintain an Alaska Driver’s License.

ABILITIES
Must be 21 years of age
Ability to handle loud, chaotic environments
Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults.
Ability to interact with youth from a position of authority
Ability and willingness to follow directions and receive constructive criticism and feedback.

Kodiak Island Housing Authority is an Equal Housing Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to the Alaska Native/American Indian employment preference under Section 7(b) of the Native American/Alaska Native Housing and Self-Determination Act, and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S. C. 1701U) and Regulations in 24 CFR part 135.

COMPENSATION
Status: Hourly
Salary Range:$21.00 per hour
Benefits:None 


Services Program Manager
Open until filled

DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
A team spirit approach is required to conceptualize and operationalize the vision of KIHA’s efforts to assist residents in pursuing opportunities for self-sufficiency, healthy interactions and lifestyles, quality of life, enriched living, and other resident initiative activities using a culturally aware and trauma informed approach.

This management position oversees multiple programs and associated staff in the provision of self-sufficiency and resident development and ensures that the programs and staff function in concert with the greater sphere of entitlement and social service programs in the community. The incumbent must develop, implement, monitor, assess, and report on outcomes of program curriculum, strategy, action plans, and best practices deemed necessary to help residents and participants traverse the self-sufficiency continuum. This position ensures that all KIHA self-sufficiency and resident development programs are part of a comprehensive wholistic approach; KIHA service staff work closely, collaboratively, and collegially with external entitlement and social service programs in the community; Service programs and staff work in concert with the school district generally and East Elementary school staff specifically to ensure continuity and reciprocity of education programming and behavioral response; and, the Services staff work in concert with Occupancy staff to ensure both lease and policy compliance by tenants and consistent messaging to tenants about requirements, expectations, responsibilities, and obligations.

This position oversees staff of varying levels of skill and expertise, requiring hands on training followed up with a mentor- model- monitor approach. The Service Program Manager is responsible to train and indoctrinate staff to ensure consistent approach and compliance with KIHA program objectives. Staff are measured on the application of programming and the referral to and assistance with access of identified external entitlement programs social service programs, rather than the outcomes of participants. The manager will utilize self-sufficiency assessments, self-sufficiency plans, and staff time tracking to evaluate efficacy of actions and commitment of service participants to achieving objectives.

This position supports and assists the organization with pursuit of grants, resources, and partnerships that increase the opportunities for tenants and participants, and functions as the in-house expert on the KIHA services operations.

ABILITIES
Must be able to develop and maintain professional and collegial relationships with community partners
Must be able to give and receive constructive criticism and directions.
Must be able to lead by example and positively motivate assigned staff to achieve desired work product and outcomes.
Must be able to lead and work under pressure and meet project benchmarks and deadlines.
Must be able to problem solve through use of experience and technical knowledge.
Must be drug free and able to pass initial drug screen in accordance with Federal law.
Must be an extremely well-organized person with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Willingness to travel to remote village communities;
Willingness to work flexible schedule to meet resident and program needs;

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field;
5 years of experience in social service program management;
3 years of Supervisory/ Staff management experience;
Must have and retain a valid State of Alaska Driver’s License
Demonstrate knowledge of community development strategies and supportive service programming;
Demonstrate grant writing and grant management skills;
Ability to work and communicate with individuals of all ages with diverse social, cultural and educational backgrounds;
Demonstrated knowledge of local public and private social service agencies and organizations;

Kodiak Island Housing Authority is an Equal Housing Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to the Alaska Native/American Indian employment preference under Section 7(b) of the Native American/Alaska Native Housing and Self-Determination Act, and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S. C. 1701U) and Regulations in 24 CFR part 135.

COMPENSATION
Status: Full Time Exempt
Salary Range:34 $45,697-61,825+ DOE
Benefits:Fringe benefits offered