Join the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians: A Career Path with Outstanding Benefits!

We are seeking dynamic and enthusiastic individuals to join our team at the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. We are a federally recognized Indian tribe located in the foothills of Northern California, that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of our community members by upholding our cultural heritage, advocating self-sufficiency, and providing a range of beneficial services. We proudly open our doors to applicants of all backgrounds – you do not need to be a Native American to join our team.

Why Join Us?

Comprehensive Health Benefits: Enjoy a top-tier PPO Health Insurance plan completely free for full-time employees, with 90% coverage for dependents.
Additional Insurance Coverage: Free Dental, Vision, and Group Term Life insurance.
Retirement Savings Plan: 100% employer match of 401K, up to a 5% of employee’ salary.
Generous Leave Policy: Up to 12 sick days per calendar year, 12 paid holidays, 2 weeks of paid Christmas Vacation and 3 weeks of paid vacation (4 weeks after 3 years).
Wellness Reimbursement: Up to $60 monthly for gym or health club memberships.
Student Loan Forgiveness: Eligibility for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.
Cultural Enrichment: The Tribe hosts many unique cultural activities and events that celebrate and educate about the Miwok and Nisenan heritage.
Join our team and contribute to a vibrant community while enjoying exceptional employee benefits and a rich cultural environment. Apply now for a rewarding experience!



Under the direction of the Executive Director, The Shingle Springs Tribal TANF program consists of four offices located in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, and Yolo Counties. These county offices deliver cash assistance, supportive services, case management, employment, education, and prevention services to families while maintaining its core values of providing culturally competent services.

The prevention department provides culturally appropriate services to community members with an emphasis on behavioral health, out-of-wedlock pregnancy prevention, positive Indian parenting, youth leadership programming, and two-parent family formation and maintenance.

The Program Services Manager serves as the lead role of the prevention department and is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure, including fiscal accountability with regulatory spending requirements. The Program Services Manager will supervise the Prevention Department Manager, Transportation Manager, and the Project Outreach Specialist. The incumbent in this position will also be responsible for providing proper training and support to their staff, as well as ensuring the mission and core values of the Shingle Springs Tribal TANF program are upheld.


  1. Develop and implement long-term plans, policies, and procedures to guide the Prevention, Transportation, and Outreach Departments in alignment with organizational objectives.
  2. Oversee the conception, development, and implementation of prevention programs, ensuring alignment with program’s overall mission.
  3. Regularly assess program effectiveness and make data-informed recommendations for enhancement.
  4. Stay informed about changes in TANF regulations and proactively implement necessary adjustments.
  5. Ensure responsible fiscal practices, tracking expenditures and resource allocation to maximize program impact.
  6. Prepare regular, comprehensive reports for Executive Director, offering insights into program performance, challenges, and opportunities.
  7. Conduct regular evaluations to assess program impact and identify areas for improvement.
  8. Cultivate positive relationships with community partners to enhance program impact.
  9. Provide strong leadership and guidance to direct reports.
  10. Track Program Outcomes and Identify areas of improvement.
  11. Develop and monitor contract agreements and prevention proposals.
  12. Coordinate substance use screenings and monitor referrals for follow-up assessments.
  13. Monitor an on-line life skills platform.
  14. Review and approve program sponsored events.
  15. Other duties as assigned.



  1. Bachelor’s Degree in business or public administration and four (4) years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in administration and/or management of multi-faceted programs; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  2. Ability to use experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  3. Knowledge of modern office practices, methods, procedures, and automated systems, with high level of competence in the use of personal computers.
  4. Knowledge of personal goals and purpose of TANF programs and services.
  5. Must work well under pressure and multi-task to meet short deadlines.
  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills and show the ability to work with a diverse culture, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  7. This position requires awareness and keen appreciation of Native American traditions, customs, and socio-economic needs, which includes culture, traditions, behavioral patterns, and background.
  8. Frequent overnight travel within the program service area is required.
  9. Must always possess the ability to meet and deal effectively in contacts with Native American organizations utilizing tact, courtesy, patience, kindness, and efficiency, especially during times when participants may be stressed.
  10. Must demonstrate discretion, resourcefulness, and good judgment in handling functions of sensitive nature.
  11. Must comprehend, interpret, and apply program policies, procedures, guidelines, and instructions through formal and on-the-job training.
  12. Must be available to work nights and weekends.
  13. Must have a valid, unrestricted California Driver’s license and personal vehicle insurance, and qualify for the Tribe’s vehicle insurance.



Advanced knowledge in Tribal or State TANF Programs. Experience with and or knowledge of Behavioral Health, Parenting Education, Cultural Proficiency, and Child Welfare Services.


Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians requires the successful completion of a drug screening of all potential Tribal employees prior to being hired.  The Tribe recognizes that the State of California has legalized the use of marijuana. The Tribe is located on federally owned trust land and complies with federal laws. Therefore, marijuana use is prohibited, and all drug tests will include a screening for THC.

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians recognizes a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy, and employees will be required to sign a Consent to Drug and/or Alcohol Testing.  Employees may be selected for alcohol / drug testing upon reasonable suspicion, and upon any/all accidents.


Candidates for this position will be subject to criminal and character background checks and fingerprinting prior to being hired.  Verification of previous employment and education will also be conducted after the interview if an offer of employment is being considered.


Confidentiality is an absolute requirement for this position and is cause for immediate termination if not followed to the highest standard.


Preference in hiring is given to either the most qualified applicant or a Native American candidate who meets the minimum qualifications. When two (2) or more Native American candidates have comparable qualifications, the following order of preference shall apply: (1) Members of Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians; (2) Spouses or domestic partners (certified through Tribal Court) of members of Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians; (3) Parents of children of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians; (4) All other documented Native Americans; (5) All other applicants in accordance with Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 472 and 473. Applicants claiming Native preference must submit verification of Indian eligibility.

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About Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, a federally recognized Indian tribe, will protect and enhance the quality of life of its members by preserving, protecting and promoting its history, culture and traditions; promoting self-sufficiency and a strong work ethic; exercising the powers of self-government and sovereign immunity; while providing social, health, economic and educational resources, opportunities and services that contribute to the well-being of the tribal community.