Department: Delinquency Prevention Program
Status: Full-Time Regular (flexible hours, grant based, 5 year grant position)
Supervision: Program Coordinator
Salary: $18.00/hour + yearly COLA
Open Date: September 23, 2022 Closing Date: October 7, 2022
Turtle Mountain Tribe is seeking a juvenile delinquency prevention program case manager saving high risk adolescents and their families. It is based on the assumption that, while many adolescents are at risk experimentation with alcohol and drugs; those who lack effective family and community support are especially vulnerable. Out proposed program seeks to build resiliency in adolescents and provide positive youth development framework that uses intensive case management to coordinate and provide services to counteract the various factors that make youth vulnerable to substance abuse and delinquency.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- To provide identified Tribal youth with the services and support systems that they need to become productive, law-abiding citizens. This includes the coordination of key community stakeholders including families, schools, law enforcement agencies, social services and health agencies.
- Implement evidence-based strategies to address the needs of delinquent or at-risk youth through a continuum of programs and services.
- Coordinate and provide services to counteract the various factors that make youth vulnerable to substance abuse and delinquency.
- Provide our youth with the services and support systems that they need to become productive, law-abiding citizens. This includes the coordination of key community stakeholders including families, schools, law enforcement agencies, social services and health agencies.
- To create a safer, substance free environment for clients and their families to thrive within their communities.
- To assist youth with the development and implementation of their individual “success plan.” This includes educational plans, personal development, employment, independent living skills, family relationships and engaging in positive community activities.
- Daily data and file reporting; Inputs data onto MIS spreadsheet for monthly reports
- Monitors the day-to-day activities and home environment
- Maintains direct contact with community-based service delivery programs; refers program participant/family members for services as needed
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor
- The applicant must have a BA in Juvenile Justice or behavioral health field/ with substance abuse treatment experience
- 2-3 years’ experience working directly with adolescents in a case management or mentoring role.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- First Aid Certification
- Reliable transportation and flexible hours are a must
- Must pass criminal background check – tribal, county and state.
- Must possess a ND Driver’s license and proof of insurance in own name
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
For more information please contact Elaine Nadeau, Lori Monette, or 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:
- 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.