Department: Delinquency Prevention Program
Status: Full-Time Regular (grant based, 5 year grant position)
Supervision: Tribal Chairman
Salary: $22.00/hour + yearly COLA
Open Date: October 1, 2021
Closing Date: October 14, 2021
The Program Coordinator coordinates delinquency prevention program operations. A portion of this position will require direct services to program participants. The Program Coordinator organizes, implements, coordinates, manages and evaluates program operations for the delinquency prevention program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design, develops and coordinates the implementation, and evaluation of the delinquency prevention program.
- Ensures the daily operation of the program.
- Develop trusting relationships with both youth and their families by using an asset-based and trauma-informed approach.
- Works in partnership with other youth community organizations by offering a monthly advisory team meeting Youth Providers Network meeting.
- Work closely with community and regional partners to optimize all resources for prevention activities.
- Determines the gaps in service delivery and recommends strategies for improvement.
- Ensures that the programs and services are effective in meeting the needs of program youth.
- Attend regional meetings related to program grant funding.
- Ensures implementation of policies, procedures and develops others if necessary.
- Monitors and manage the program expenditures within the means of the program budget.
- Submits statistics, data and program reports.
- Ensures a safe filing system in accordance with the law for confidential documents related to staff and volunteers.
- Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred (i.e. psychology, education, social services etc.)
- Valid Drivers’ License and proof of insurance in own name
- CPR/First Aid Certified/willing to obtain for management and staff
- Trained/Willing to be trained in Narcan
- 2+ years of experience working with youth and youth program development
- Strong knowledge of youth substance misuse trends, including risk and protective factors
- Knowledge of community needs and changing environmental norms for youth.
- Able to work flexible hours including evenings and occasional weekend activities
- Strong computer skills and internet familiarity.
- Ability to take initiative to respond to changing needs and changes within the community
- Experience in marketing programs and ideas
- Knowledge of Chippewa culture and ability to include in prevention continuum of activities.
- Ability to work in a youth/adult collaborative environment.
- Excellent organization and verbal communication skills
- Strong written communication skills
- Ability to take on many complex projects and manage them simultaneously
- Required reliable transportation and flexible hours
- Must pass criminal background check – Tribal and state
- Must pass drug test upon hire
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits include paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, and worker’s compensation
How to apply: (Submit completed application to):
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
P.O. Box 900
Belcourt, ND 58316
Please submit a copy of transcript and/or copy diploma of degree attained and training certificates, background check, Indian Preference, etc. (if applied). Points in screening will be given only for documentation attached.
For more information please contact Elaine Nadeau, Lori Monette, or Carie Azure 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:
- Enrolled Member Veteran (10 points to be given to enrolled member veterans in screening process as follow: (see definitions)
- Enrolled member
- Other Tribal Member veterans
- Other Tribal Members
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.