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Youth Program Coordinator

550 South Peoria Avenue, Tulsa, OK, USA

Job Type

Hourly/Nonexempt

Workspace

On-Site

JOB SUMMARY

Plan and implement activities for American Indian youth and their families that promote good health and positive development. Serve as a content expert on Native American youth issues, speak in public/teach, and facilitate group conversation that promote a safe space and opportunity for learning within schools and other organizations. Maintain good relationships with individual and community partners. Works with Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Systems of Care, Health and Wellness, and the respective IHCRC youth program committees so they can implement best practice standards to promote organizational quality and the safety of youth.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinate and implement IHCRC youth program logistics for: Spring Break Camp, Summer Camps, Drum/Strum Group, Native American Youth Summit, Restoring Resilience Powwow, and other youth programs as directed.

  • Duties include: Requesting quotes and contracts for services, building program agendas, preparing presentations, training/teaching youth, arranging presenters and performers, facilitating committee meetings, collaborating with other departments, cooperating with other organizations, and coordinating vendors.

  • Accountable for overall experience and safety of student participants.

  • Coordinate with local schools and Native American Student Association groups to teach an appropriate evidence-based curriculum covering topics relevant to American Indian youth.

  • Facilitate youth mentoring and cultural activities guided by IHCRC’s Native American Community Committee (NACC).

  • Supervises duties of other youth program staff and volunteers. Serve as IHCRC’s liaison to Indian Health Services Oklahoma City Area Director Awards Committee.

  • Serve as staff support for Tulsa’s Native American Day Committee hosted by the Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission. Assist with fundraising campaign and programs as directed.   

REQUIRED LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 3+ years’ experience working in youth programs, public health, or equivalent experience.

  • BLS CPR Certification or willing to get. QPR Training or Mental Health First Aid or willing to get.

  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of Native American Indian culture and commitment to youth issues.

  • Ability to teach others, individually and in groups, and encourage interaction and communication.

  • Intermediate computer skills and proficiency.

  • Must be a self-starter, multi-tasker, with ability to effectively give direction to team, volunteers, and youth.

About Indian Health Care Resource Center

Utilizing a patient-centered, multidisciplinary, medical home approach, Indian Health Care Resource Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, offers a full range of health and wellness services tailored to the Indian community.

​​MISSION
The mission of the Indian Health Care Resource Center of Tulsa, Inc. (IHCRC) is to provide quality, comprehensive health care to Tulsa area Indian people in a culturally sensitive manner that promotes good health, well-being and harmony.

​VISION
The vision of IHCRC is to eliminate health disparities, expand innovative family-focused practices and promote an embracing approach to care that strengthens physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness within the Indian community.

HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION GOAL
The long-term goal of IHCRC is to improve general health status and reduce the incidence and severity of chronic disease by engaging the Indian community in ongoing health promotion, and disease prevention and management programs.

Applicants must create an account with UKG in order to apply for this position.

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