Social Services Training and Outreach Specialist | Ponca Tribe of Nebraska

Social Services Training and Outreach Specialist

Social Services Training and Outreach Specialist

Expires on: 2018:03:06 11:59 AM

Position: Social Services Training and Outreach Specialist
Division: Tribal Affairs
Department: Social Services
Reports To: Domestic Violence Program Coordinator
Location: Lincoln
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Salary: Grade 5 ($13.50-$22.13)
Classification: 32-40 hours per week, grant funded

 

Summary:

Incumbent will be responsible for facilitating, organizing, and conducting training programs for court staff, tribal members, Ponca Tribe of Nebraska (PTN) employees and community partners throughout the PTN Service Delivery Area.  This position will include some evening and/or non-traditional work hours.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Research, plan and organize training programs, seminars and conferences for staff, Ponca members and community agencies.
  2. Conducts certain training programs targeted to a variety of ages, particularly related to the dynamics of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse and stalking; to include information on perpetrator behavior, evidence based risk factors for domestic and dating violence homicide, and on issues relating to needs of victims, including safety, security, privacy and confidentiality.
  3. Creates material for new training programs as well as reviewing, evaluating and modifying existing and proposed programs while recommending appropriate changes.
  4. Facilitate presentations while also preparing and distributing training aids such as instructional material, handouts, evaluation forms, and visual aids.  Sets up audiovisual equipment as necessary.
  5. Maintains strict confidentiality at all times.
  6. Develops partnerships with nonprofit, non-governmental victim service agencies in the respective service areas that can assist the tribe in its efforts to raise awareness of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, dating violence and child sexual abuse.
  7. Participate in and potentially facilitate Advisory Board meetings, Community Response Team (CRT’s) meetings and other community meetings.
  8. Presents workshops to community agencies to include nonprofit and for profit agencies to showcase our programs and services especially related to our assistance provided for survivors.
  9. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Relationships and Authority:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.  Incumbent will work in conjunction with other PTN departments and community agencies.  This staff will monitor training provided and ensure accurate information is placed in the database.

Working Environment and Physical Demands:

This position will be located in a professional office environment.  This staff will sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during work hours.  This position will be subjected to potentially emotionally disturbing material as presented to staff, clients, and outside entities.  Travel within service areas is required and there may be travel to training and workshops outside of the Service Delivery Area as well.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a human services or education related field or four years of work experience in a human services and/or education field or any combination of related coursework, training, education and employment experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree on a year for year basis.
  1. One year training and program development experience.
  2. Excellent presentation skills.
  3. Experience leading principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individual groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  4. Education or employment experience in issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and child sexual assault.
  5. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access programs.
  6. Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  7. Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable.
  8. Successfully pass drug and alcohol testing, motor vehicle, education, character and criminal background checks.
  9. Able and willing to travel.

 

Preferred:

  1. Master’s Degree in human services or education related field or five years of work experience in a human services and/or education field or any combination of related coursework, training, education and employment experience may substitute for a Master’s Degree on a year for year basis.
  2. Two years training and program development experience.
  3. One year of advocacy experience.
  4. One year working with Native Americans or Native American organizations.

 

Preference will be given to Ponca Tribe of Nebraska members or members of a federally recognized tribe.  However, all qualified individuals are eligible.

The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is an at-will employer.

Tribal Council Approval: 10/25/2015