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Posted: 4/8/2019
Job Reference #: 19283-1

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Job Title: Domestic Violence Shelter Specialist

Closing Date: 04/22/2019
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: 19-283
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
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: $16.62 Hourly
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

The Domestic Violence Shelter Specialist is responsible for providing a therapeutic environment and maintaining
a home-like atmosphere and providing daily care, training, supervision and assumes day-to-day responsibilities
of working with the residents at the Domestic Violence Shelter. This position provides advocacy, education and
crisis intervention for victims of domestic violence and their children who are residents of the shelter, as well as
callers who contact the facility when there is a crisis.

Work directly with residents by answering crisis hotline, providing supportive listening and assist with new
arrivals.Assist in meeting the household needs of the residents.Assist new residents with orientation to the facility.Provide supportive listening, help resolve con?ict and assist residents to understand shelter guidelines.
Support residents in daily maintenance/cleaning of their rooms and common areas and maintain a health
environment condition in the home.Responsible for following a planning schedule of events, duties and activities.Maintain program structure by following program rules and procedures.Model appropriate interaction and responsible behavior for residents, including con?dentiality, attentiveness
to house rules, cleanliness, politeness, con?ict resolution, and respect.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:Knowledge of Native American cultures.Some knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.Be of good moral character and have good physical and emotional health.Ability to act professionally and ef?ciently in crisis situation.Ability to learn, be non-judgmental and work well with others in a team environment.
0 Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials
and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:0 High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years experience in a human services or social
service environment which included working with trauma survivors and crisis intervention.
0 Associates degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Sociology, or a closely related
?eld is preferred.

Required to pass a background check and f1ngerprint 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.First Aid & CPR Certi?cation and TB skin test to obtain within 90 days of employment.Must be able to withstand the physical and emotional stress of carrying on responsibilities for domestic violence
victims.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.Non- Supervisory, Hourly 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 benefits 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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