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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 8/14/2019
Job Reference #: 19453-1

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Job Title: Domestic Violence Shelter Coordinator

Closing Date: 08/27/2019
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 19-453
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Department: Tribal Social Services-Domestic Violence Shelter

City: Sacaton, AZ.Locations: 417 S. Pear Road
Area of Interest: Social Services
Salary Type: Base Pay
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $56,957 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

Under general supervision of the Victim Services Administrator, the Domestic Violence Shelter Coordinator
manages the overall operations of a 30-bed shelter for domestic violence survivors and their children; including
meeting the daily living needs for the shelter residents, individual support, advocacy, and resource referrals.
Facilitates goal-setting and encourages individual growth of all residents of the shelter. The nature of this position
differs in scope, due to the high demand in dealing with populations associated with complex traumatic
experiences that requires a high-level of con?dentiality and sensitivity of all programs that operate on a 24/7 crisis
oriented basis in a rural area.

Supervises shelter staff, interns, and volunteers, coordinates shelter facility maintenance, including
completion of daily chores, scheduling repairs, procuring food items, supplies, and furniture, and maintaining
shelter security, provide on-call coverage to crisis line, after hours, in an equivalent amount to all staff,
participate in program review and evaluation to ensure program accountability and effectiveness.Trains, supervises, reviews, and enforces administrative and disciplinary actions in consultation with Victim
Services Administrator and Human Resources Department, prepares, signs, and discusses work performance
evaluations.Prepares a variety of reports, special studies, and correspondence to Director, Divison Manager, Tribal
Administration, Community Council, and general public on Program servicesDevelop and maintain policies and procedures which ensure the smooth and secure operation of the shelter
program and facility, design yearly shelter work plans and ensure alignment with the Department's strategic
goals.Coordinate and provide weekly house meetings to identify needs and concerns, clarify rules and policies,
provide information, referrals, and peer support, provide individual meetings with the women in the shelter
on a weekly basis, make referrals to Community services agencies, coordinate and facilitate con?ict resolution
between shelter residents.Develop work schedules, promote excellent attendance while factoring in an equal balance of self-care
activities to assist in management of stress and vicarious trauma; review daily activity logs on a regular basis
to respond to any areas for improvement and to address any questions or concerns.Provides Community outreach and education on violent crimes and available services; responds to crisis calls,
emergencies, and house functions as needed.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY:Knowledge of and sensitivity to violent crime and domestic/ sexual violence issues and trends, strong
commitment to the empowerment of women and children.Knowledge of principles of supervision.Knowledge of Community resources available for social, medical and economic assistance.Knowledge of the Gila River Indian Community and its laws, practices, and customs.Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision and personnel administration.Knowledge of budget reporting systems, ?nancial controls, funding sources, and program evaluation.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, ability to multitask, and ability to manage competing
deadlines.Ability to plan and control program operations in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies.Ability to plan, organize, direct, and review the work of others with a culturally-sensitive approach.Ability to work cooperatively with other employees, elected of?cials, clients, agencies, and the public.
Ability to effectively use computers and related computer application software.Ability to work more than forty hours in a work-week without additional compensation to perform assigned
job duties, which may include weekends, evenings, early morning hours, and holidays as required.Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.
Ability to pass criminal background check as mandated by PL. 101-630REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Human
Services or a closely related ?eld and three (3) years experience in a domestic violence service program or
social service organization, preferably in a residential setting, and two (2) years supervisory experience, OrAssociate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Human
Services or a closely related ?eld and ?ve (5) years’ experience in a domestic violence service program or
social service organization, preferably in a residential setting, and two (2) years supervisory experience.

Licensed Bachelor of Social Work credential preferred.Required to pass a background and ?ngerprint clearance as a condition of employment and must continue to
maintain throughout duration of employment. Background checks are required for positions that involve
regular contact with or control over Community Children in accordance with The Indian Child Protection
and Family Violence Prevention Act, 25 U.S.C. Sections 3201 through 3210 and C.F.R. Part 63 and
positions that have regular contact with the Elderly.Maintain current CPR & First Aid Certi?cation.Current TB skin test.Required to obtain a Tribal driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must
be submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of
the application.Required mandatory reporter pursuant to Title 7, Chapter 2 (7.205), B.Required to attend Title 7 Mandatory Reporting training on a yearly basis.Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designee


- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan bene?ts are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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