Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

Iakhiienawá:se’ Sénha Aioianerénhake ne Enióhrhen’ne

Helping Build a Better Tomorrow

Steps to Success Summer Youth Program Coordinator

Division:  Education, Johnson O'Malley

Job Code:  39-1021

Status:  June - August (seasonal)

SUMMARY:  Supervise recreation workers and campers while serving as liaison between parents, JOM Program Manager, and facility officials. The Summer Youth Program Coordinator will plan, implement, and supervise activities including educational activities, arts and crafts, games, sports, and cultural activities while taking into account the needs of the youth participant. They will also encourage staff to develop and implement their own activities and build leadership skills


  • Complete and maintain time and attendance records of recreation workers and campers.
  • Create a safe and positive learning environment for children ages 6 – 11 years old.
  • Assess and manage the school facilities and equipment for safety.
  • Meet with staff daily to discuss rules, roles, and regulations.
  • Responsible for personnel issues related to job performance and staff.
  • Update, organize and implement daily planning of events such as beach day, cultural events, educational activities, as well as guest speakers and presentations.
  • The Summer Youth Program Coordinator will schedule maintenance and use of the facilities, report to JOM Program Manager any maintenance requirements of the school facilities and assist with upkeep of the school and recreational facilities.
  • Supervise and coordinate work schedule and training activities for Summer Recreation Workers.
  • Instruct staff and demonstrate educational and sport techniques and game strategies for youth attending summer programming.
  • Establish and enforce rules and regulations in order to maintain and ensure safety.
  • Administer first aid according to prescribed procedures and notify emergency personnel when necessary.
  • Exhibit leadership skills, dependability, patience, punctuality, teamwork, self-control, and enthusiasm.
  • Maintain and control equipment inventory.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:To supervise Summer Recreation Workers and campers.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual should be energetic, self-motivated, compassionate, and hard working. They should also be knowledgeable of community dynamics and resources as well as trauma-informed care.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Minimum Associates degree (A. A.) from two-year College or a two-year Certificate Program in Education, Recreational Leadership and/or relevant field and related experience in a supervisory position and/or educational setting.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have excellent computer skills including word and excel for reporting and staffing payroll purposes.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of daily situations.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Job Closing Date: May 05, 2017

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Status Card or letter) by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 412 State Route 37, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.

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