Sac and Fox Tribe of Iowa
  • 31-Jul-2017 to 15-Sep-2017 (CST)
  • Tama, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Accident, Cancer, Short-Term Disability, FSA, Retirement Savings Accounts


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Recruit, train, and maintain a group of volunteers who work as advocates with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Provide victims information on legal services available for their protection, safety, and support.
  • Refer victims to community agencies and other resources such as shelters, job training, and family counseling.
  • Transport clients to and from necessary appointments including medical, legal, law enforcement, court, etc.
  • Provide crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault addressing immediate and long term needs.
  • Coordinate and facilitate educational support groups for survivors.
  • Assist clients through and provide information of the criminal justice system.
  • Provide public education through public speaking and other means on safety and planning related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and related issues.
  • Attend conferences and workshops related to domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Assist child welfare social workers in cases involving domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, as required for grant.
  • Assist needs assessment and research necessary to further develop the domestic violence and sexual assault programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Counseling, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology or related field and 2 years' experience with advocacy or case management, family violence intervention, counseling, and/or crisis intervention OR an equivalent combination of education and experience..
  • Experience related to domestic violence and sexual assault victim advocacy preferred.
  • Must be eligible for certification by the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
  • Experience in grant writing and reporting is desirable.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Willingness to learn and incorporate skills in the cultural context of the Meskwaki community.
  • Must submit to and successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and positive interpersonal relationships skills.
  • Must be willing to be on call evenings and weekends.
  • Must be proficient in computer skills such as word processing, spreadsheet, internet, email, etc.
  • Must be willing and able to travel.

 

SUPERVISION:

  • Supervised by the Family Services Director

 

SALARY LEVEL:

Annual Salary Range: $29,681 - $47,257

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