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Child Advocacy Center Administrator

Child Advocacy Center Administrator

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

SUMMARY:
The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is a neutral child-safe family setting focused on creating a safe environment for children, adolescents and caregivers to have parental/caregiver visits, sibling visits, as well as a place for parents to learn and demonstrate parenting skills in a neutral setting. The Administrator is responsible for the administration management, and coordination of activities and programs for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe CAC. The work involves overseeing the administration of day-to-day operations including program planning, grant and budget management and supervision of CAC staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Business Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Public Health or Health Administration. Master’s in related field preferred.
• Three years’ experience in addiction treatment/recovery, counseling, social work, child welfare and advocacy, or healthcare administration required preferred.
• Budget and grant administration experience required.
• Completion of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program’s “DOJ Grants Financial Management Online Training.”
• Knowledge of child abuse and neglect court case processes and the federal Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C. § 1901 et seq., desirable.
• Cultural competence, or willingness to develop competence, in the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s culture, customs, and traditions.
• Demonstrated excellent oral and verbal communication skills required.
• Demonstrated excellent organization, time management and interpersonal skills required.
• Demonstrated skill to develop and work in a team environment required.
• Demonstrated skill in Windows and Microsoft Office environment, especially Excel spreadsheet development required.
• Willingness and ability to attend and travel to necessary court trainings & seminars as required.
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a background check with no felony convictions within the past 10 years.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manages day to day operations of the CAC.
• Serves on the CAC/Family Services Team
• Responsible for CAC budget preparation/management, monitoring of expenditures, and timely submission of reports.
• In collaboration with the CAC/family services team, develops CAC policies, procedures, forms, participant guides, and other informational materials.
• Responsible for scheduling CAC team trainings and meetings, developing agendas, and coordinating with the CAC social worker, GAL’s, Caregivers to provide participant status reports to the CAC/Family Services Team in advance of staffing and/or client hearings.
• Develops community education, promotes team cooperation, identifies community resources, and cultural opportunities for participant engagement.
• Serves as a liaison between service colleagues, tribal court and families.
• Provides staff guidance and support.
• Facilitates referrals and admissions to support service programs and facilitates follow up with clients and support service providers.
• Collect and maintains all data necessary for Band and federal grant reporting, measure outcomes and identify areas of needed improvement.
• Completes annual evaluation of the CAC program and creates report.
• Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with foster families, caregivers, children, community organizations, local drug courts, probation departments, and other social service agencies.
• Develops, attends, and participates in relevant trainings, conferences, meetings and committees; organizes and facilitates CAC team attendance at trainings and conferences.
• Identifies grant and other funding opportunities to sustain the CAC and participates in grant application development.
• Stays current in emerging and best practices in child advocacy and evidence-base modalities.
• Responsible for ensuring processes and operations of the CAC comply with established program goals.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Nature of work is such that incumbent experiences regular periods of moderate stress levels. Primary sources of stress are in dealing with participants’ needs, workload, and timelines.
• Work is almost exclusively indoors in a controlled climate area.
• Minimal threat of personal danger or risk.
• Hours are typically 8-5, but extra hours may be necessary to maintain workload. May involve some evening or weekend working.
• Local and out of state travel may be required.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax # (320) 532-7492
e-mail to hr@millelacsband.com

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492
Email: hr@millelacsband.com
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