Youth Employment Program Intern

Cook Inlet Tribal Council

Job Title:            Youth Employment Program Intern

Department:    Employment & Training Services Department (ETSD)

Reports To:       Youth Case Manager

Supervises:      None

FLSA Status:    Non-Exempt

Pay Grade:       PGM

Job Type:          Part-time, Temporary

AKBCU:             Varies     ICPA: Varies


General Functions:

Youth Employment Program, (YEP) is a 10-12 week internship, to gain work experience by applying knowledge, skills, and abilities in a focused area of interest. The YEP Intern will engage in ‘hands on’ tasks and activities that exposes the intern to various career fields. Will be responsible for providing assistance and support to the designated worksite staff. Will learn and fulfill a variety of duties depending on their assigned position and worksite.  Each intern’s assigned position may include some, but not all, of the duties and responsibilities as listed below. 


Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Assist with community conservation projects.
  • Assist with local animal shelter.
  • Assist with cultural camp within community.
  • Assist at local recycle center. 
  • Assist with Elder’s program within community.
  • Perform basic filing and file retrieval to include updating logs, and archives files.
  • File correspondences, files cards, invoices, receipts, and other records in alphabetical or numerical order or according to the filing system used.
  • Scan or read materials to determine how and where they should be classified or filed.
  • Make copies and scans and files electronic documents.
  • Troubleshoot and set up computers, printers, and phones.
  • Identify and participate in a goal setting process to determine learning objectives.
  • Input data and information into documents as assigned.
  • Perform general grounds keeping activities as assigned.    
  • Perform general cleaning and building maintenance. 
  • Screen clients asking basic health questions and/or take temperatures
  • Do basic food prep using knives, espresso making machines and other basic cooking functions
  • Do basic construction labor and clean worksites.
  • Assist various worksites to engage children in daily activities as assigned.
  • Willingness to develop verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to ask questions and demonstrating initiative.
  • Willingness to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to learn math and language arts skills as related to this job.
  • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Perform all related duties as needed and assigned.


Job Specifications:

  • Ability to effectively work indoors or outdoors in various temperatures and conditions.
  • Ability to lift or push up to 50 lbs. or less.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and twist.
  • Ability to reach above and below shoulder level.
  • Ability to stand on a foot stool and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to kneel, crawl, bend, and twist at the waist on an occasional basis.


Minimum Core CompetenciesCITC Values, Respectful Leadership, Professionalism, Emotional Intelligence, Problem Solving/Critical Thinking, Communication Skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Youth must meet the minimum and maximum age requirements of 14 to 24 at time of application.
  • Must be eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination Act.
  • Continued employment will be contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.



The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.   It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.   Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.


Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago