POSITION TITLE:     Wellness Center Receptionist
DEPARTMENT:         Facility Operations
SUPERVISOR:          Youth Wellness Event-Activities Supervis

GRADE:                     NE5
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Position Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Youth Wellness-Events Activities Supervisor. Assist in delivery, development, coordinate and monitor recreation and sports activities for all ages. Provide regular staffing, administrative and clerical support as needed. Facilities resources in providing youth programs to promote healthy lifestyles. *NOTE: job announcement will initially be opened to Pueblo members for a period of five (5) working days. This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • •Assist with various youth programming tasks, including assisting in activities and outreach to community youth including directly supervising the safety and care of the children participating in the programs.
  • •Help with plans, development and coordinating recreational and sports programs and activities in the Tamaya Wellness Center for the youths.
  • •Schedules, assigns, prepares, and monitors youths in recreational and sports activities.
  • •Provide program services; identifies and obtains needed resources and prepares facilities and equipment for schedules programs/activities.
  • •Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information on all participants.
  • •Promotes recreation and sports activities by preparing and distribution marketing materials, and through community outreach.
  • •Clean and care for areas of the facility which will be used to facility activities for the youths.
  • •Reports problems and difficulties to the Youth Wellness Events-Activities Supervisor; by communicating or by written documentation.
  • •Maintains a positive, supportive attitude within a team orientated environment.
  • •Assists with youths and providing programs as needed and directed by the supervisor.
  • •Attends all meetings, in-services and trainings as required or mandated by department.
  • •Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED with some college courses preferred; at least 2 year experience working in recreations services or a related field. Experience working with young children and organizing activities; an interest in working with preschoolers, elementary-aged and mid-school children. Must work well with children and parents/guardians all required. Must have and maintain Infant/Child CPR, Adult CPR an, and First Aid Certification. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation including a motor vehicle check. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico driver’s license and be insurable under the Pueblo’s insurance.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications:

  • •Knowledge of principles and practices of recreation and sports program development and coordination.
  • •Ability to learn basic fitness, health and nutrition principles.
  • •Knowledge of recreational and sports programs safety compliance.
  • •Ability to interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals and varying social and cultural backgrounds.
  • •Knowledge of the tribes’ cultural traditions.
  • •Ability to direct and coordinate the work that is assigned for activities.
  • •Ability to work independently and as a team or as directed.
  • •Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, orally and in written format.
  • •Knowledge of age-appropriate activities for children.
  • •Skill in youth group activity and sports leadership.
  • •Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, including the ability to recognize situation where confidentiality is required.
  • •Ability to exhibit confidence in judgement and decision making in any situation.
  • •Knowledge in working with various computer and database software programs in a Windows environment.
  • •Certification in CPR and First Aid, or ability to become certified within 30 days.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit or stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, run, and participate in fitness and sports activities. The employee occasionally is required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.

Work Environment:

Work may be performed in an office or a gym/fitness center setting with a moderate noise level; where employee may be exposed to unpleasant odors, hazardous material, and infectious disease. Work may also be performed outdoors where exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts may occur while performing physical activities. Work environment may include exposure to life and death situations. Situations where protective gloves and/or protective face shields are needed may occur. Evening and or weekend work is required. There is frequent interaction with program participants and Pueblo of Santa Ana staff members.