The Waa-tr’vslh-‘a~ Department is holding our Dee-ni’ Mvsr-xee-ye’ Wee-ya’ Lhetlh-xat
(Dee-ni’ Youth Language Camp), at Shaa-xu’-xat (Rowdy Creek Park). Camp Employees would start July 21st – July 25th. This year’s camp will be an overnight camp. All staff will be required to attend orientation and stay for the duration of the camp, no exceptions! We need to fill the following positions:
Team Leaders- responsible for supervision of youth and peer leader.
Peer Leaders- assist team leader, this is a great leadership training opportunity. (14-19yrs of age)
Elder Consultants- available for sharing eminent knowledge with campers and staff.
Cultural Consultants– i.e., storyteller, carver, regalia maker, weaver, tule-mat maker, eel hook maker, medicine maker, hat knitter, food preserver, fishermen, Dee-ni’ historian, etc.
Security Guards- this will be a nighttime position.
Cook and Assistant Cook- plan and prepare and clean-up healthy meals and snacks. Must have current Food Handler’s Permit.
Fish Cook/Instructor- prepare traditional salmon dinner and conduct activity with children.
Volunteers- parents and community members are encouraged to participate.
Applications must be received by Friday June 20th (before 5 PM) at the The K’vsh-chu Administration Office.
All positions are expected to participate in all phases of this event. Applicants must possess the ability to work with American Indian youth in group settings and have experience providing leadership and supervision to youth and other age groups. Knowledge of Tolowa Dee-ni’ language and culture is preferred, but not required. Camping and outdoor experience is preferred, but not required. This is a tobacco, alcohol and drug-free event. Preference will be given to Smith Rancheria Tribal Members and persons of American Indian Descent. To apply for a position please complete a Smith River Rancheria Job Application.
Applications and job descriptions are available at K’vsh-chu Administration Office or on our website tolowa-nsn.gov .
For more information please contact Amber Gensaw in the Waa-tr’vslh-‘a~ Department at (707) 487-9255 Ext. 3176
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