CHIPPEWA CREE TRIBE

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION:                               Victim of Crime Specialist 

SALARY:                                   $23 per hour + Fringe

LOCATION:                              Office of Victim Services 

OPENS:                                    May 26, 2020

CLOSES:                                   June 17, 2020

 

Classification:  Full-time, non-exempt, support staff

DUTIES:

 

  • Will provide direct services such as: crisis intervention, safety planning, transportation, medical accompaniment, confidentiality, referrals to other departments/service providers, shelter services, medical/hospital accompaniment, and court advocacy; assists with filing of temporary protection orders, child custody orders, and etc.
  • Maintain a secured office at the Office of Victim Services where clients can meet with the Specialist in a confidential manner to protect their anonymity. When necessary will meet with victims of crime outside of the office.
  • The Victims of Crime Specialist will work with other project staff, OVC program manager, and technical assistance provider in the creation of a Needs Assessment to identify gaps in services and identify difficult to reach population.
  • Will work with other project staff and partners to update and implement current domestic violence policies and procedures.
  • Will work in collaboration to strengthen relationships with existing partnerships at the Office of Victim Service and create new partnerships. Will hold monthly meetings providing program updates to partners.
  • Produce and Distribute outreach materials which are project specific and will be beneficial to clients and community members by utilizing local media sources: radio, tribal newsletter, and etc.
  • If not available from the funding agency will develop all necessary recordkeeping forms, that will be used to compile data needed to track progress which assure goals and objectives are being met. This information will be used for semi-annual progress reports for the funding agency, the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Attend required training, meetings, workshops/conferences that will enhance the Victims of Crime Specialist ability to serve clients and meet project goals/objectives.
  • Will be on-call for victims of crime for crisis intervention purposes.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Minimum of two (2) years college education, preferably in the field of Social/Human Services, Women’s Studies, or Criminal Justice.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience as an advocate/court advocate for victims of domestic violence
  • Must have a valid State of Montana Driver’s License
  • Must submit to a background investigation for this position.
  • Priority for Selection of applicants for employment within the Chippewa Cree Tribe is as follows:
    • Qualified, honorably discharged (must show proof by submitting a DD 214 Certificate) veterans who are enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Qualified enrolled members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe;
    • Other qualified Indians;
    • Qualified Non-Indians.
  • It is critical to have good oral and written communication skills for this position.
  • Ability to work a flexible 40 hour work week with night and weekend work required on an as needed basis
  • Testing: Subject to drug testing per Drug Ordinance 1-99.
  • Applications properly completed and received on or before the close of the business on May 17, 2020 will be considered for the position advertised.

 

SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

  • APPLICATION
  • RESUME
  • COPY OF DEGREE (IF APPLICABLE)
  • COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
  • LETTER OF INTEREST
  • DD 214 (if applicable)
  • CIB (if applicable)
  • THREE REFERENCE LETTERS WITH PHONE NUMBERS AND ADDRESSES FOR CONTACT
  • TO: Josh Seaton, Human Resources, Chippewa Cree Tribe, 96 Clinic Rd, Box Elder, MT 59521, telephone 406.395.5705 ext.2018.

                                                                                                            /s/ Josh Seaton