About the Role:

Job Code: 21-1093 Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Exempt: No Location: Akwesasne Group Home

Department: Social Services Division Reports To: Program Manager

SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Adolescent Specialist is responsible for the safety, guidance, and well-being of all adolescent clients.

Adolescent Specialist will be responsible for a range of duties designed to assist each client through a behavior modification based program.


Participation in the nurturing of youth by role modeling, guiding, assist with school assignments and demonstrate good character, and sound judgment.

Ensure client safety at all times while promoting a healthier, balanced lifestyle.

Actively participate with client in all indoor/outdoor activities.

Plan and execute a monthly activity calendar.

Be a part of and actively participate in Program Quality Improvement Committees.

Recording and submitting a daily log of client activities, events, and behaviors is a daily requirement.

Able to document all critical incidents and report them timely to the immediate supervisor.

Instruct adolescents in life skills and demonstrate healthy habits as well as appropriate behaviors.

All workers are expected to assist with light cleaning duties as well as instruct clients with cleaning and proper hygiene.

Workers will be expected to cook some meals as well as instruct clients with cooking skills.

Participate in case management meetings regarding clinical substance abuse services, mental health, and the school system and level progress.

Must be able to work nights and weekends. Flexibility is a must.

First Aid and CPR certifications must be kept current....

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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has adopted a “Tribal Employee Vaccination Policy” that requires all employees to be “Fully Vaccinated” against the Coronavirus. Applicants are not required to disclose their vaccination status at the time of application; however, they must do so upon becoming the successful candidate. The successful applicant must submit their proof of vaccination status or they may submit a Medical Exemption form upon being notified that they are the successful candidate. At that point, the policy will apply to them as though they were already employed.

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