The NAAV is posting these open postitions for Oklahoma's tribal domestic violence and sexual assault programs. If there are any questions about the positions listed, please contact the tribe for further information.
Delaware tribe of Indians
Position: Domestic Violence Advocate
Department: Family & Children's Services
Employment Status: Regular
Location: Bartlesville, OK / Caney, KS
Immediate Supervisor: Family & Children’s Services Director
The Domestic Violence Advocate’s main role is to assist domestic violence victims in achieving safety and resource utilization to be free from violence. The Advocate will assist victims by promoting trust and communication with the criminal and civil court system as well as partner agencies.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a minimum of one year of experience OR 3 to 5 years of experience working in the field of domestic violence advocacy or crisis intervention with a demonstrated understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence and effective intervention strategies. Must be skilled in working with sensitive issues and possess a commitment to respecting the confidential nature of the work. Must have a proven ability to work effectively with diverse clients and resource services. Must have a demonstrated problem solving approach to concerns and challenges. Must be proficient in data collection and reporting, and possess strong written and oral communication skills.
Provides crisis intervention and advocacy services for domestic violence and sexual assault victims, including:
- Safety Planning
- Needs Assessment
- Referral Services and facilitation in obtaining services
- Lethality Assessments
- Domestic Violence Education
- Court accompaniment and support
- Court preparation and follow-up
Assists victims in completing the ex parte order of protection paperwork, presenting the protective order petition to the Court and understanding the legal process.
Assists victims in identifying and obtaining resources for basic needs.
Provide ongoing advocacy based counseling and safety planning.
Engage in community networking activities to both increase access to services for individuals as well as assist community service providers in understanding the dynamics of abuse.
Attends and anticipates in local, state and tribal coalition meetings and programs.
Assists in the evaluation and revision of policies, procedures and protocols, and provides technical assistance. Facilitates data collection and management.
Responsible for special projects such as the development and presentations or training programs for tribal staff and community partners.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Children & Family Services.
Download and print the application. Please return finished application to the Delaware Nation at 5100 Tuxedo Blvd., Bartlesville, OK 74006. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attach resume to the application.
The position will remain open until filled. If you have any questions, please contact HR Director, Natalie Godinez at 918-337-6590 or by email at email@example.com
Muscogee (Creek) Nation Family VIolence Prevention Program
To apply visit: mcn-nsn.gov/employment/
The Family Violence Prevention Program provides a variety of advocacy and supportive services to survivors primarily of domestic and sexual violence but other violent victimizations as well. The Receptionist will serve a very critical role in most often being the first point of contact that survivors and/or members of the public will have with the FVPP either over the phone and/or in person. The Receptionist will be responsible for ensuring that individuals reaching out to the FVPP are greeted and treated with the dignity and respect they deserve.
Minimum Requirement: High school diploma and customer service related experience.
Preferred Requirement: Associates degree in Business Administration or related field
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Will be responsible for answering the main program telephone line, gathering pertinent information, answering questions and transferring callers to appropriate staff member.
2. Will greet survivors and visitors to the program office and help to ensure that they feel welcomed and supported.
3. Must maintain strict confidentiality in accordance with tribal code, program policy and procedure and federal grant guidelines.
4. Will actively participate in on-going training/workshops/meetings to continue to enhance professional skills and knowledge in working with and supporting survivors of violent crimes.
5. Perform general office duties and assist Office Manager and program staff as needed with coordination of daily activities, special events and projects.
6. Must be able to effectively and appropriately respond in stressful situations and to individuals who have been impacted by trauma.
7. Must be able to work effectively with a team of staff dedicated to enhancing the safety and well-being of those impacted by domestic and sexual violence.
8. Expected to support and promote the program mission and services through all interactions with the public.