Lifestyle Coach Educator

Job Closing: Aug 21, 2019

Division: Health Services, Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Program

Job Code: 21-1093

Salary Range: $24,835.40 to 40,456.00 ($11.94 to 19.45)

Status: Full-time, non-exempt, term to 2020

SUMMARY: Will plan and implement healthy lifestyle education and physical activity services as part of A/CDP prevention and treatment programs for youth, adults, seniors and families. These services may encompass individual and group-based fitness classes, such as after-school/evening fitness instruction and healthy lifestyle educational services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Exhibits dependability, patience, punctuality, teamwork, self-control, and enthusiasm.
  • Instruct groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and inform of corrective measures necessary to improve skills.
  • Willing to be trained to deliver popular fitness workouts related to strategies that promote strengthening and cardiovascular health, i.e., Pilates/yoga/tai chi-like activities, floor and step workouts.
  • Convert written information/resource material into instructional programs for appropriate age levels of participants. Provide information and resources regarding nutrition, weight control and lifestyle issues
  • Assist with providing alternative ways to promote healthy lifestyles
  • Provide educational lectures on various topics to be determined.
  • Introduce and facilitate cultural stories/ways into activities scheduled.
  • The Lifestyle Coach must strictly adhere to all patient confidentiality and privacy protection responsibilities of a medical setting.
  • Promotes a friendly, welcoming and positive environment at all times
  • Enforce Akwesasne Recovery Center rules and regulations in order to maintain and ensure safety.
  • Explain principles, techniques and safety procedures to Akwesasne Recovery Center participants in activities and demonstrate proper use of materials and recreational equipment.
  • Administer first aid according to prescribed procedures and notify emergency personnel when necessary.
  • Work collaboratively with other service providers to present programs and presentations to participants on various topics.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Be available to work flexible hours, which may include nights, weekends, and holidays

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: To supervise, plan and implement daily activities for Recovery Center members.

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. The successful candidates will have strong educational leadership abilities and be knowledgeable of the unique needs of the participants.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED; minimum of two years of sobriety (if a recovering person) Experience with Education, Recreational Leadership and/or relevant field preferred.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills required, able to work with large groups, able to work in a team based setting.

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

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to human.resources@srmt-nsn.gov or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.

NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY

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.

DRUG TESTING POLICY

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

BACKGROUND CHECK

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

ELIGIBILITY LIST

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.

INTERVIEW

Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.