Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)



September 7, 2018




OPEN: September 4,2018

CLOSING: September 21, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.

Primary Function:

Performs administrative and technical work in coordinating and administrating needs assessments and case planning for youth referred to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Juvenile Facility. Work in collaboration with Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians partner agencies, schools, juvenile courts and other youth providers in the delivery of services and in compliance with Tribal, federal, and state laws.

Responsible for supervision of Red Lake youth under age 18 who have committed an offense and have been referred, guide/support juvenile offenders through the justice system by helping them and their families identify and obtain all needed services to promote health and wellness, and decrease further involvement in the juvenile justice system. Reports to the Juvenile Facility Director, part-time position, salary; DOQ.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Serves as liaison between youth offenders, their families, the courts and other agencies within the Red Lake Band legal authority and municipality juvenile justice program

• Develops methods for handling youth offenders after arrest/during detainment and during probation period

• Complete needs assessments of youth through interviews with the youth and family, and administering a detailed questionnaire

• Complete detailed written reports on needs assessments and case management activities

• Provide mediation and crisis intervention as needed

• Complete Tracking and Case Management functions & responsibilities for assigned youth

• Attend Tribal Court sessions as scheduled and provide the Court with progress reports for youth court ordered to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Juvenile Facility

• Provide information/referrals to other youth service organizations based on short screener results

• Work collaboratively with Red Lake agency staff for the benefit of youth and families

• Travel to reservation and off reservation site locations for the purpose of conducting needs assessments and case management plans

• Communicates and coordinates all case management plans/services with the parents/caregiver of the detained youth to ensure family engagement

• Adheres to Red Lake Tribal Courts procedural guidelines established for juvenile court

• Adheres to the goals/procedures of the Red Lake Band juvenile justice programs; in the case management, contact with youth offenders, their families, school administrators, and counselors

• Develop intervention service plans for youth, verify school attendance and interact with youth/parents

• Establish the guidelines and timelines for completion of probationary requirements

• Coordinate all counseling, case management, education, recreation, assessment, referral, ensuring safety and healthy lifestyles for youth

• Participates in community groups to promote public awareness/support

• Testify at hearings or trials regarding court involved youth as needed

• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor Degree in Human Services, Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field

• Prior experience in the youth service field required

• Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software programs

• Ability to work independently and with limited supervision

• Knowledge and experience in Red Lake Band Indians culture, traditions, and values

• Experience in working with American Indian youth and families

• Possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of various economic, educational and cultural backgrounds

• Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

• Proof of valid Minnesota Driver's License and current active Minnesota automobile insurance

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Government Center – Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 *Fax (218) 679-4176.


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