Crescent City Job Openings

Northern California
Indian Development Council, Inc.
241 F Street • Eureka, California 95501 • (707) 445-8451 • www.ncidc.org

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Number - 020

POSITION: Del Norte Indian Education Center Program Assistant I

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with Experience

SUPERVISOR: Education Center Program Coordinator

JOB LOCATION: Crescent City, CA  

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Education Program Assistant I will provide a variety of services including coordination of academic tutoring, assisting the Program Coordinator with learning activities, creative arts instruction, cultural activities, and other services that provide opportunities for growth for American Indian students and families. Other responsibilities include maintaining tracking systems; researching, collecting and distributing information to administrative staff; and, providing support to the IEC Program Coordinator. The Education Program Coordinator’s Assistant I will establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with NCIDC staff, parents and school district staff, administrators and faculty.  Sample duties include:

  1. Prepare tutorial schedule
  2. Monitor daily center activities
  3. Understand and enforce safety rules and emergency procedures
  4. Keep IEC Program Coordinator informed on such issues as neglect, abuse, health or emotional problems concerning the children or families
  5. Attend appropriate parent meetings, potlucks and fundraisers
  6. Record daily student attendance
  7. Represent the program at various community committees and meetings
  8. Assist with annual program planning and development
  9. Perform other job-related duties which may be assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the program and organization

TRANSPORTER RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for facilitating the efficient and timely movement of children from school to the DNIEC.  This includes recognition of who is to be transported on specified days and noting when a child does not show up at the pick-up point. The transporter is responsible for picking up passengers, assuring they wear their seatbelts and driving with care to the Education Center. Must have a California Drivers License (no special license required) a clean driving record and insurance.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent and 1 years’ experience working in education or youth programs
  2. California Driver’s License (DMV record required); Insurable driver (proof required), fingerprinting under FBI, DOJ or equivalent guidelines, TB and Hepatitis B testing
  3. Must pass County Teachers Aid exam or equivalent
  4. Must have knowledge of computer operations and basic business machines
  5. Must have work history substantiating dependability and reliability; ability to complete detailed work with accuracy; and, ability to discharge work functions with minimal supervision.  
  6. Must have excellent personal and professional communication skills. A writing sample will be required for candidates receiving an interview
  7. Must be familiar with the culture and traditions of local tribes 
  8. Pre-employment drug testing required.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:  

  1. AA and 6 months experience working with children in a formal setting or 
  2. Training in child abuse/neglect, disabilities awareness, nutritional issues, domestic violence and/or substance abuse, tutorial services or related fields
  3. Classroom experience
  4. Familiarity with Macintosh computers

American Indian preference applies as applicable under P.L. 93-63

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Number - 022

 

 

POSITION:  Del Norte Indian Education Center Program Assistant III

                                                

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with Experience

 

SUPERVISOR: Education Program Coordinator     

 

JOB LOCATION: Crescent City, CA

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the supervision of the Northern California Indian Development Council’s (NCIDC) Del Norte Indian Education Center (DNIEC) Coordinator the Program assistant III will be responsible for supporting the administrative functions of the Center, providing advocacy and support services to students and families, and coordinating staff and parent training.  The Program Assistant III will work closely with students and families to address and resolve issues relating to the family, careers, student behavior, absenteeism, and academic performance.  The program Assistant III will make presentations to students and families at community events and school classrooms.  The program assistant will also work in the implementation of the Tobacco Use Prevention Education Program. The Program Assistant will, accumulate traditional knowledge about the use of tobacco by working with tribal elders and through other training They will create and implement learning activities and curriculum to teach students about appropriate versus inappropriate tobacco use and maintain records and documentation of student participation.

 

Attends relevant community meetings (disciplinary, IEP, SARB, etc.), to ensure that center students and families are represented or have an advocate. Documents tutorial, cultural and personal development services to students and families. Assists with compiling data for required program reporting.  

 

Seeks to expand services provided by the center including recruitment of new students. Assist with the provision of advocacy service between Native families, the schools and other community agencies. Assist with monitoring daily center activities. Understand and enforce safety rules and emergency procedures. Attend appropriate parent meetings, potlucks and fundraisers. Assist with the planning and development of cultural activities.

 

 

TRANSPORTER RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for facilitating the efficient and timely movement of children from school to the DNIEC.  This includes recognition of who is to be transported on specified days and noting when a child does not show up at the pick-up point. The transporter is responsible for picking up passengers, assuring they wear their seatbelts and driving with care to the Education Center. Must have a California Drivers’ License (no special license required) a clean driving record and valid insurance. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: California Driver’s License (DMV record required); Insurable driver; Pass finger-print and background check; Negative T.B. test (proof submitted); AA degree and 6 months experience working with children, or High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years experience working in education or other youth service programs; One year of practical experience in a position that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities with an understanding of education programs, child development and Native American education programs.

 

DESIRED QUALITIES: Bachelors’ Degree preferred in Education, Social Service or related field.  Work experience with health and cultural issues pertaining to use of both commercial and traditional tobacco or other health areas. Understanding of educational procedures, special education processes and other education program guidelines. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Knowledge of the cultures and traditions of the Native American tribes of Northwest California. Computer literate including word-processing, spreadsheets and databases. Current first aid and CPR certification (with proof).

 

Native American Hiring Preference Applies

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