AIN DAH YUNG CENTER
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
“The Ain Dah Yung Center provides a healing place within the community
for American Indian youth and families to thrive in safety and wholeness.”
The Ninijanisag“Our Children” Program
DOQ. Full-time exempt position with excellent benefits. Predominately daytime hours, however some evening and weekend hours may be required. Flexibility necessary.
The Tobacco Prevention Advocate, within the Ain Dah Yung Center’s Ninijanisag (Our Children) Program, will decrease the risk factor of non-traditional tobacco use among participant youth by engaging them in cultural education activities centered in the traditional use of tobacco. This position is responsible for engaging community youth and facilitating groups, both in -house and within the community, focused on the prevention of commercial tobacco use with youth ages 8 -17. In addition, this position is responsible for outreach to schools, agencies, and the larger community. The Tobacco Prevention Advocate works to build a strong sense of leadership with the youth they work with.
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have at least 2 years of college in human services or related field. A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Must have general office skills and be able to operate standard office equipment. Proficient in
Microsoft Office 365; Word, Excel, Power Point & Publisher.
• Must have at least 5 years of experience working with youth in group settings.
• Must be knowledgeable of the American Indian culture and values with a strong knowledge of the
history and traditional use of tobacco.
• Excellent organizational and data collection skills a plus.
Must have valid MN Driver’s License and pass DHS Background Check.
CLOSING DATE: September 3, 2019