Cultural Activities Assistant Closing Date: 01/27/20
- - Cultural
- MI, USA
- $9.65 per hour
- Year Round - Full Time
The Cultural Activities Assistant, under the direction of the Cultural Activities Coordinator, is responsible for providing assistance in planning, developing, and coordinating cultural events and activities that will aid in the preservation and restoration of traditional life skills, customs, and teachings of the Anishnaabe people.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)
• Assists in implementing and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.
• Aids Cultural Activities Coordinator in tracking event attendance for future planning purposes.
• Submits rental payments to accounting department.
• Prepares and tracks disbursement vouchers and purchase orders.
• Assists Cultural Activities Coordinator in ordering and organizing supplies used for cultural events, activities, camps and ceremonies.
• Researches for culturally relevant ways to pass on traditional values to youth.
• Assists in the development of annual camp and powwow calendars.
• Assists with establishing goals and target dates for activities and projects to be completed throughout the year.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)
• Transports youth participants from Nigaanagiizhik Building (Sault Ste. Marie) to Mary Murray Culture Camp (Sugar Island) and to other locations for various cultural activities.
• Serves as a chaperone for overnight stays at the Mary Murray Culture Camp.
• All other job related duties as assigned.
Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, executives, Board of Directors, outside vendors/service providers and customers, both Sault Tribe and the general public.
Position light with lifting of 20 pounds and frequent lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds. Physical factors include frequent sitting, carrying, lifting, typing and occasional standing, walking, pushing/pulling, climbing, stooping, kneeling, use of hearing, near/midrange/far vision, and depth perception, color/field of vision and bending and driving. Working conditions include frequent exposure to weather and occasional exposure to extreme heat/cold, wet/humidity, noise and vibration. Potential hazards include frequent computer use and occasional client contact.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.
Certification/License: First Aid and CPR Certification preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of or ability to learn Native American culture. Must have working knowledge and be able to use office machines, such as calculator, copier, fax, printer and computer. Must be able to establish and maintain effective communication with co-workers, supervisors and guests. Native American preferred.
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