SALARY:                                $21.00

LOCATION:                          Victims of Crime/Hearts of Hope

CLASSIFICATION:               Full-Time Regular (grant funded)

SUPERVISION:                     Program Director or Assistant

OPENING DATE:                  May 27, 2021               

CLOSING DATE:   June 11, 2021


  • Must be able to obtain licensure to practice in Turtle Mountain Tribal Court.
  • Individual will work with child victims of crime and give testimony on the best interest of child in court proceedings as needed.
  • Advocate will work with children referred from the Turtle Mountain Tribal Court maintaining a caseload under the discretion of the Hearts of Hope/VOCA Director.
  • Advocate will maintain a minimum/maximum caseload of 10-16.
  • Provide immediate services to victims of crime.
  • Coordinate services for clients of the program.
  • Will coordinate and work with outside agencies to ensure the needs of child victims are met and supported.
  • Make referrals to community agencies and organizations.
  • Maintain a file on caseloads and compile statistics regarding caseloads as requested by Director.
  • Assist with the filing of Protection Orders Tribal/State
  • Prioritize and assess client’s immediate needs.
  • Transport clients as needed.
  • Answer telephone in a professional manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality of clients.
  • Assist with data and documentation as needed.
  • Other related job duties as assigned by the Director.


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must have minimum of 5 years’ experience working with family dynamics.
  • Must have valid North Dakota Driver’s License.
  • Must be committed to serving people.
  • Must have transportation and telephone services.
  • Must be able to work with community agencies and organizations effectively.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.

How to apply:         (Submit completed application to):


Personnel Department

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa

P.O. Box 900

Belcourt, ND 58316


For more information please contact Elaine Nadeau, Lori Monette, or Mary Charbonneau, Jarvis Decoteau at 701-477-2600.

The Human Resource Staff will not be responsible for incomplete applications

Indian Preference Statement

Candidates for employment or career advances shall be hired, trained, and promoted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or personal, political or religious beliefs.  However, preference shall be given in hiring in the following order between equally qualified candidates who are:

  1. Enrolled Member Veteran (10 points to be given to enrolled member veterans in screening process as follow: (see definitions)
  2. Enrolled member
  3. Other Tribal Member veterans
  4. Other Tribal Members

Veteran Preference

Veterans and eligible spouses of deceased will receive special consideration for initial appointments for all positions being filled by the TMBCI.  The intent of this policy is to promote and bring deserved services and benefits to our veterans for the personal sacrifices they have made.  To be considered for a preferential treatment under this policy, candidate(s) must submit copies of verification documents to Personnel Office along with the employment application for eligibility determination purposes.  An acceptable verification document is the discharge of transfer report form DD214.

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