American Indian/Alaska Native Victim Assistance Specialist
Rapid City - South Dakota (SD),
Unified Solutions Tribal Community Development Gro...
Unified Solutions Tribal Community Development Group, Inc. (Unified) is a national, nonprofit, tax-exempt agency offering training, strategic planning, leadership & mentoring programs, program evaluation, resource development, coaching, and other technical assistance to Native American communities. The aim of program service delivery is to develop capacity in client communities to respond effectively to violent crime by coordinating and implementing skills based training and technical assistance consultation. Services may be delivered via on-site trainings, regional/national conferences, and webinars on a variety of victimization related topics.
Duties and Responsibilities include assisting the grant specific Program Director in completing the following tasks:
- Works collaboratively with training & management staff, and other stakeholders in conference planning and implementation
- Prepares necessary materials and reports
- Utilizing input from needs assessments, planning committees, staff, consultants and stakeholders, assists in determining conference training objectives
- Assists in organizing, developing and implementing needs assessments, service plans, and annual training schedule
- Draft a Summary Report of annual needs assessment results and recommended service delivery plan to submit to the Technical Assistance Director for final review
- Assist in preparing research-driven, culturally relevant workshop materials, training agenda, training objectives, outcome measurements and evidence of success for trainings delivered to tribal programs on specific topics identified through the needs assessment.
- Assists in ensuring all materials are prepared according to Unified standards and delivered effectively by consultants who train on behalf of Unified.
- Assists in identifying and recruiting consultants appropriate for training, as needed
- Assists in arranging speakers, trainers, Native elders, cultural performers and other personnel needed for regional training events
- Deliver on-site trainings as appropriate or as requested.
- Work effectively and cooperatively with Unified management
- Prepare progress and outcome reports for Unified management; deliver outcome reports for planning meetings, trainings, webinars and conferences as requested
- Work collaboratively with the members of the training team to facilitate or co-facilitate training workshops and other technical assistance.
- Arrange for approved, official continuing education credits (CEU’s) with the requisite national agencies for advocates and other human services personnel and law enforcement officers via Unified curriculum and training workshops.
- Participate in Unified Quality Review meetings to analyze data from feedback surveys; incorporate recommended changes to training materials/handbooks.
- Remain current with training trends and techniques.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge and understanding of agency mission, vision, and values; ability to translate these principles into action
- Comprehensive understanding of issues related to the provision of technical assistance and the delivery of direct victim services in Indian country.
- Knowledge of processes, theories and practices relevant to domestic violence, child abuse, and other violent crime in American Indian & Alaska Native communities.
- Experience in working in direct service delivery in domestic violence, child abuse and other victim services in Indian Country
- Ability to work in sensitive ways with people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds
- Demonstrate the ability to work collegially and constructively in a team, and meet deadlines and problem solve without supervision or guidance.
- Be thorough, detail-oriented with strong analytical and administrative skills.
- Have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time and meet deadlines.
- Have the discipline and ability to work from a home office.
- Must be flexible and able to work within a team-oriented environment to support the overall goals of Unified
- Experience living and/or working in Native American communities preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Education, Social Work or related field
- Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education relevant to this specific field as approved by the Executive Director
- Applicant must possess valid driver’s license.
- Applicant must pass criminal background check.
- Occasional nationwide travel is required for this position.
- Tribal Members encouraged to apply.
- This is an entry-level position.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /hour
- Bachelor's (Preferred)
- Fully Remote
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
- Monday to Friday