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YOUTH OUTREACH PROJECT DIRECTOR - ABINOOJIIYAG NOOJIMOO WIGAMIG (RED LAKE REGIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX)

 

October 24, 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

YOUTH OUTREACH PROJECT DIRECTOR

ABINOOJIIYAG NOOJIMOO WIGAMIG

(RED LAKE REGIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX)

Open: October 22, 2018

Closing: November 21, 2018 @ 3pm

PRIMARY FUNCTION

This position is responsible for the overall supervision of Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians youth up to the age of 24, who have been referred to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Abinoojiiyag Noojimoo Wigamig Native Connections outpatient program. The Project Director will work with Red Lake service agencies and specifically the Red Lake Tiwahe Team to develop and implement integrated services and supports to prevent suicide and reduce the impact of mental and substance disorders and complex trauma. Will adhere to all applicable laws, standards, practices and contract agreements consistent with the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians traditional culture and values. Reports to the Juvenile Facility Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; DOQ.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

• Involve Red Lake Nation community members to guide grant activities; planning, implementation, and evaluation

• Develop and write a Red Lake Behavioral Health Disparities Impact Statement

• Conduct a Community System Analysis, Community Needs Assessment, Community Readiness Assessment and create a Community Resources and Assets Map

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

• Identify Evidence Based Practices (EDP's) for use by the project, ensuring they are culturally and developmentally appropriate for the project's focus population. Modify the EDP's as needed

• Attends and participates in all scheduled staff meetings for training and other purposes.

• Ensure the maintenance of all necessary records related to Program and facility operation,

• Work with community, elders, and various programs to develop policies and procedures that promote coordination amongst youth serving agencies

• Revise protocols to ensure youth at risk for suicide, including those who attempt suicide and use substances, receive follow up services to ease their transition into treatment or re-entry into the community

• Develop or revise post-vention protocols for response to suicides, suicide attempts, suicide clusters. Protocols must reflect the culture and traditions of the Red Lake Anishinaabeg

• Develop and implement an Action Plan, prepare quarterly performance data reports and annual progress reports and submit to SAMHSA

• Review performance data submitted to SAMHSA and use it to assess project progress and improve grant management

• Develop proactive strategies management for juvenile case management plans

• Participates in community groups to promote public awareness and support for the functions of the program.

• Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field and/ or 5 years extensive experience related to working with tribal youth

• Prior experience in the youth service field required

• Knowledgeable of supervisory techniques and management principles including policies, procedures, rules and regulations

• Possess excellent working knowledge of programs such as Chemical Health, Family & Children Services and Mental Health, Corrections and Rehabilitation Program operation(s) for Youth in a direct supervision environment

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

• Possess excellent leadership and supervisory skills and abilities to direct the operation of the facility

• Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

• Must have strong computer skills

• Must have experience in managing a substantial program with multiple funding streams

• Proof of valid Minnesota Driver's License

• Proof of current active Minnesota automobile insurance

• Must pass state and federal background investigation

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

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 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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