COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES Victim Advocate in PARKER, Arizona

This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3092901 Description: Master's Degree in Social Worker is a plus, Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, Criminal Justice or relates social or behavioral science. Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, Criminal Justice or relates social or behavioral science. Or four (4) years of work related experience working with domestic violence victims and crisis intervention may be substituted for above. Experience and knowledge of community and human behavior required. Previous experience in community collaboration desirable. Strong skills in computer applications such Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Excellent written and verbal communication skill are also required. Able to work efficiently at a high pace environment and able to manage time effectively.Overall responsibilities include the management and operation of the Victim Services Department for Victims of Domestic and Family Violence Planning and implementation of program goals and objectives, drafting of policy and procedures, and management of any grant related activities including reporting requirements. Responsible for grant reports and monitoring of expenditures allowed under tribal and or grant budget.Working with public, private, and other non-profit agencies on the reservation. La Paz County and other surrounding reservations as necessary. Guiding and training the Junior Victim Advocate. Providing victims of domestic abuse with information about available services and assistance with accessing those services. Providing assistance and service to victim on obtaining orders of protection and courtroom advocacy. Assist victims with safety planning, responding to the scene of domestic violence then series are requested by victim. Responsible for coordination efforts with Tribal and local law enforcement, social service agencies and the judicial system in providing domestic violence victim advocacy. Assisting victims to initiate and maintain liaisons with medical facilities and criminal investigative agencies. Responsible for training, participation, and collaboration with other C.R.I.T. department.Being available for on call 24/7 status and live on or within close proximity to the Reservation. Researching and pursuing grant opportunities to fund or expand the program.



Skills: Master's Degree in Social Worker is a plus, Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, Criminal Justice or relates social or behavioral science. Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Human Services, Criminal Justice or relates social or behavioral science. Or four (4) years of work related experience working with domestic violence victims and crisis intervention may be substituted for above. Experience and knowledge of community and human behavior required. Previous experience in community collaboration desirable. Strong skills in computer applications such Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Excellent written and verbal communication skill are also required. Able to work efficiently at a high pace environment and able to manage time effectively. Knowledge of family violence dynamics, and should have the ability to understand, be sensitive to, and have empathy for victims. knowledge of Tribal, federal and state laws, able to pass a criminal background check.



Duties: Planning and implementation of program goals and objectives, drafting of policy and procedures, and management of any grant related activities including reporting requirements. Responsible for grant reports and monitoring of expenditures allowed under tribal and or grant budget.Working with public, private, and other non-profit agencies on the reservation. La Paz County and other sur rounding reservations as necessary. Guiding and training the Junior Victim Advocate. Providing victims of domestic abuse with information about available services and assistance with accessing those services. Providing assistance and service to victim on obtaining orders of protection and courtroom advocacy. Assist victims with safety planning, responding to the scene of domestic violence then series are requested by victim. Responsible for coordination efforts with Tribal and local law enforcement, social service agencies and the judicial system in providing domestic violence victim advocacy. Assisting victims to initiate and maintain liaisons with medical facilities and criminal investigative agencies. Responsible for training, participation, and collaboration with other C.R.I.T. department.Being available for on call 24/7 status and live on or within close proximity to the Reservation. Researching and pursuing grant opportunities to fund or expand the program.