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.
•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.