Social Services Director
Burns Paiute Tribe

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Post Date: Jul 15, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $65,000 to $75,000
Location: US - Oregon - Burns
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Description
POSITION SUMMARY
Supervise staff and programs assigned to Social Services:
Programs:
General Assistance
Child Care
Juvenile Crime Prevention
Alcohol and Drug Prevention
State Tobacco Prevention
State Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program
Suicide Prevention
Domestic Violence Awareness
BIA Social Services
BIA Indian Child Welfare Program
Staff:
Child Care coordinator
State Prevention/Juvenile Services Coordinator
Domestic Violence/Tobacco/Suicide Prevention Coordinator
ICWA assistant/foster home certifier
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
With the supervision of above, make sure clients receive quality services, respond to complaints, and make sure plans, reports and budgets for all programs are turned in timely
Complete yearly evaluations on staff and supervise their activities. Make sure staff and self are maintaining regular updated trainings for the programs.
Complete cross training in each of the programs and be able to provide these services to clients. For example, be able to do a general assistance report, or client intake or a food distribution report. Ensure mandatory reporting training is complete yearly by all staff.
Develop and maintain relationships with tribal community members. Relationship building is key, especially when there is a child welfare or domestic violence crisis.
Develop and maintain relationships with Tribal community partners and tribal programs, especially Tribal Law Enforcement, Tribal Housing, Tribal Administration, Tribal Health, Tribal Enrollment, Tribal Court and Tribal Education. Work with these programs to identify training needs and provide training, education and activities to the community.
Develop and maintain relationships with community partners in the local community, including Department of Human Services, the school district, Symmetry Care, District Attorney’s Office, Victim’s Services, Harney County Corrections and Harney County Juvenile Department.
Responsible for the Child Welfare system including investigating reports of abuse and neglect of elders and children, collaborate with police and FBI and coordinate with Tribal Court and lawyers to submit petitions, court letters, family reports, etc. Developing case plans, monitoring the case, providing services, supervising visitation and work with clients to ensure safety of the children with the goal of reunification.
Responsible to monitor ICWA cases that are in any state or other Tribal court with children eligible to
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
• Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required in Social Work, Humans Services or related field
• five years of experience in managing Social service programs, and personnel management.
• Experience in the development of human service strategies
• Experience managing private, state and federal grants; and grant compliance
• Experience in budget management



Contact Details
Name: Jordon Bennett
Address: 100 Pasigo St
City: Burns
State/Province: Oregon
Zipcode: 97720
Ph: 5415738013
FAX: 5415732323
Email: jordon.bennett@burnspaiute-nsn.gov