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JAG ADVOCATE - EQUAYWIIGAMIG (Womens Shelter)

 

March 15, 2022

VACANCY ANNOUNMENT

JAG ADVOCATE

EQUAYWIIGAMIG

(Womens Shelter)

Open: March 10, 2022

Close: April 1, 2022 @ 12:00.p.m.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To increase public safety in our reservation through intervention activities/services addressing drugs & alcohol abuse. Reports to Director, full-time position w/benefits, salary; $22.00/hr with a 90-day probation period.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

• Provide assistance to victims as needed

• Provide counseling/advocacy/culturally sensitive guidance to victims when needed

• Intervention sessions to include but not limited to, weekly talking circles, singing, drumming, regalia making, cultural ceremonials, seasonal encampments, etc.

• JAG Advocate will provide connections to cultural resources

• Make referrals to necessary departments to enhance victim services

• Work in conjunction with Law Enforcement/Tribal Courts/Chemical Health to assist victims

• Provide cultural activities for community youth on a weekly basis

• Provide culturally sensitive materials and/or prevention activities to victims

• Submit monthly reports to Director

• Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• GED/High School Diploma

• Must possess knowledge of traditional, cultural practices that promote a good healthy lifestyle or "good life" as it is referred to in our teachings

• Must possess the ability to work in a team approach with the willingness to work collaboratively with various programs on behalf of the known and unknown victims and the services they require

• Must be able to work Evenings and Weekends to provide services for the target population

• Must have advocacy experience and/or training that address services for victims of abuse/violence

• Must receive/make referrals and accompany victims to culturally specific services/ceremonies

• Must adhere to Confidentiality, Data Privacy Act

• Must abide by the program's Code of Ethics

• Must be drug & alcohol free at all times

• Must submit to random drug testing

• Must have a valid Minnesota Driver's license and auto insurance

• Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test and background check

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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