Community Services - Program Assistant I

Community Services · Auberry, California
Department Community Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $14.00/hr

POSITION: Program Assistant I

POSITION SUMMARY:  Under the direction and supervision of the Community Activities Program (CAP) Supervisor,  the CAP Program Assistant I will be responsible for planning, organizing, marketing, implementation, facilitation and reporting of activities/events and related clerical and community outreach duties related to BSR’s Community Activities Program (CAP) in accordance with grant funding requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  No employee supervisory duties;  Supervision of youth participants during activities/events, as needed.


Program Assistant I job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Promotes, develops, implements, facilitates, supports and reports on youth and family activities approved by BSR Administration.
  • Assists in completion of participant registration and tracking to monitor eligibility for all program activities.
  • Assists in marketing and supporting community member participation in all program activities.
  • Provides required accurate data and reports of activities related to project funder requirements.
  • Assists with the development and coordination of community events and activities with other partner agencies, tribal groups and programs.
  • Assures that the Community Activities Program adheres to all compliance and requirements set forth by the funding agencies and/or BSR Tribal Council.
  • Positively mentors BSR community participants in education and citizenship activities to promote positive individual and community growth.
  • Develop, plan, supervise and participate with groups of participants in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, games, arts/crafts, hikes, etc.
  • Assist with daily set-up & cleanup of CSD facilities.
  • Ability to be a positive role model and routinely practice good customer service.
  • Ability to transport participants in BSR vehicles to and from activities.
  • Provide a safe environment for all participants.
  • Available to workday and evening shifts; weekend work and travel required, on occasion.
  • Assists with BSR Emergency Operations, when required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Valid California Driver’s License and be eligible for insurance coverage with BSR.
  • Ability to transport up to seven people at a time; knowledge of routes to avoid wasted travel time and resources.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience working in a community service-based organization, youth services, recreation program, etc.
  • Submit and successfully clear pre-employment drug screen and background check prior to employment.
  • Ability to maintain current 1st Aid/CPR, Safe Food Server, and Mandated Reporter certifications.
  • Ability to facilitate classes and present information to participants in small or large group setting.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service - work in a positive, tactful, and confidential manner with staff, participants, partners, and the community.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to organize, maintain and submit data for records and reports.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Exercise good judgement and initiative.
  • Ability to work successfully with a variety of people from different backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and support a team environment.
  • Understanding and/or sensitivity to the Native American culture, tradition and BSR community’s needs.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work is generally divided between an office setting, group gatherings and outdoor activities with a moderate noise level.  Evening and/or weekend work will be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required. Travel will be required, on occasion.


Preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indian in accordance with Indian Preference Act. Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification or Indian heritage documentation certified by Tribe of affiliation or Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Generous Full-Time Employee Benefit Package includes:  Health Insurance paid 100% for employee, Optional - low cost supplemental for Dental & Vision,  13 (min) Paid Holidays and 1 Paid Personal Day a year, Paid Vacation Leave,  Paid Sick Leave. 

Big Sandy Rancheria is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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  • Location
    Auberry, California
  • Department
    Community Services
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