Child Care Development /General Assistance Coordinator

Job Title: Child Care Development /General Assistance Coordinator
Department: Social Services
Reports To:  Social Service Director
FLSA Status:  Full Time
Opens: 04/15/2024
Closes: Open till filled
Salary: GS3 – GS 5/hour depending on experience



The Child Care and Development/General Assistance Coordinator will provide support for children and their families who juggle work schedules and struggle to find childcare programs that will fit their needs and that will prepare children to succeed in school.  The Childcare Coordinator will complete reports, time sheets for providers (to be approved by Social Service Director), and complete childcare outreach for new providers.  The goal of the General Assistance program is to increase self-sufficiency. Each General Assistance recipient must work with the Child Care/General Assistance Coordinator (Child Care/GA) to develop and sign an Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan (ISP). The plan must outline the specific steps the individual will take to increase independence by meeting the goal of employment. The Child Care/GA coordinator will assist clients in providing job skills training.  This position requires attention to detail.  The Child Care/GA Coordinator will complete quarterly, bi-annual, and annual reports required by the grant funders.



Responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide tribal members within our service area with child care providers and general assistance as needed.
  • Recruit child care providers when needed within the tribal members service area.
  • Develop educational programs for families and providers to attend (nutritional, health, child care information, safety, etc.)
  • Develop and provide job skills for general assistance clients
  • Provide quarterly, biannual, and yearly reports as required
  • Maintain enrollment information for general assistance and child care
  • Plan Tribal community connections such as gatherings, educational, and holidays.
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain clear communication with parents, providers, and the community regarding child care.
  • Maintain client files for check/payments needs.
  • Must be a team player



A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  A valid driver’s license with reliable transportation.  Must have a clean driving record in order to be covered under company insurance and operate company vehicles.  Work experience with organizational skills, attention to detail, good communication skills, problem-solving skills, confidentiality, and working with the public in community outreach.  Working with various community partners.  Training will be provided and supervised by the Social Service Director.


Indian preference will be given to candidates showing proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe. In the absence of Indian applications meeting the qualifications as listed above, all applicants not entitled to or who fail to claim Indian Preference, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, political preference, age, religion, or national origin.


Successful Candidate must:

  • Submit to, and pass a drug test
  • Agree to a criminal background check
  • Sign confidentiality clause


Return completed Burns Paiute Indian Tribe Application, Cover Letter, and resume, to:


Human Resources Director
Burns Paiute Tribe
100 Pasigo Street
Burns, OR 97720


Fax: 541-573-2323

Email: [email protected]