The Program Coordinator’s main role is to engage middle school youth in Lac du Flambeau through education and community service-learning opportunities to increase healthy life skills and healthy relationships while reducing risky behaviors, such as drug, alcohol, and commercial tobacco use, and avoiding early sexual activity to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. GLITC will provide the necessary training for this position in an evidence-based curriculum to facilitate programming for youth so that they have the skills necessary to meet the fidelity requirements of the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) program. This position will engage parents, caregivers, and community partners through community outreach activities, and keep all social media accounts up to date. Daily attendance is an essential function of this position.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- These duties and responsibilities for this full time position apply to both the SRAE Program and the Tribal PREP Program, while the part time position’s duties and responsibilities apply only to SRAE.
- Assist in the planning, implementation, coordination, and facilitation for SRAE project activities, including partnerships with tribes, youth programs, prevention coalitions, and other agencies.
- Work in collaboration with community resources to recruit middle school youth into the program.
- Facilitate and monitor co-facilitator’s delivery of curriculum with documentation for efficacy to the model.
- Assist co-facilitators in managing their requests for needed resources to deliver curriculum.
- Develop and implement culturally appropriate Community Service-Learning opportunities.
- Incorporate self-efficacy, self-esteem, and self-determination concepts with participants.
- Assist in evaluation activities.
- Assist Program Director to prepare reports required for reporting progress on grant objectives and for continuation of
- Maintain social media presence and monitor social media, responding in an appropriate manner.
- Assist in poster and flier design, and other program announcements.
- Prepares Purchase Orders and Vouchers for processing and maintains an electronic file of these items.
- Attends all mandatory training sessions and meetings, as deemed appropriate, to maintain a comprehensive knowledge base of curricula and evaluation needs.
- Collect, store and compile project documentation.
- Adheres to confidentiality.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
- Engage in networking activities to remain current on the availability of health and human services available to Native Americans.
- Assure that all services are delivered in a culturally competent manner.
- Participate on various committees outside and within the organization as deemed necessary and appropriate to the position and supervisor.
- Attend technical conferences, seminars, workshops, and other educational events to stay current on technological advances.
- Perform other duties as necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.
This position as a full time salaried position working at the main site in Lac Du Flambeau, WI will have the following benefits. The starting wage for this position is $43,000 to 47,000 annually based on experience with benefits including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Health, Dental, Life & AD&D, STD and LTD Insurance, FSA and 403(b) Retirement Plan. Work is performed mainly in an office environment with minimal exposure to injury. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15-20 pounds. Regularly scheduled work hours are between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday and will usually average 40-45 hours a week. There will be some variation in work hours due to travel, special projects, deadlines, and other concerns. The part time position will not have any benefits, but it open to some flexibility with hours worked. Background check and drug screen are required before employment. Due to COVID-19, a period of self-isolation may be required if relocating to the area.
Required: Associates degree in health education, child development, or related field desired. Minimum three years of experience in community-based health education, community outreach or health and human services, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have demonstrated ability to independently initiate and develop health education and outreach. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in degree in health education and child development. Experience working with a Native American Tribal organization and/or not-for-profit agency desirable. Individual must possess: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent social media skills; professional demeanor and appearance; problem solving skills; ability to manage time effectively; self- motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external customers; ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people; speak in front of groups. Individual must be able to address a wide range of intellectual and practical problems, apply statistical calculations to findings, and the ability to compose complex business correspondence (reports, health profiles). Requires a high level of confidentiality. Must possess valid driver’s license and/or reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel.
**Only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. Due to COVID-19, a period of self-isolation may be required if relocating to the area.
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council (GLITC) is an equal opportunity employer that applies Native American Preference as defined in Section 703(i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-2(i). Consistent with the referenced Native American Preference, it is the policy of GLITC to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications of the job applied for, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, veteran status or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal or state law. As an equal opportunity employer, GLITC intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws and the information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. Disabled applicants may request a needed accommodation from the representative of the Human Resource Department, PO Box 9 Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538 or phone (715) 588-1069 or (800) 872-7207. Drug Testing required before hire and random thereafter.
About Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council office
Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council is a non-profit organization formed by the Native American Tribes of Wisconsin. We serve all WI tribes by providing administration of grant-funded programs either directly or with sub grants. Programs serve a range of functions from Children to Elders. Our Mission is: To Enhance the quality of life for all Native People.