Safe Home Monitor
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
January 1, 2021
Akwesasne, NY, United States
Division: Three Sisters Program
Job Code: 21-1093
Salary Range: $25,334.40 to 40,456.00 ($12.18 to 19.45)
Status: Full-time, permanent, non-exempt
POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Under the direction of the Three Sisters Program Manager, the Safe Home Monitor is responsible for providing support and advocacy services to residents of the program’s confidential safe home shelter who are victims of domestic violence.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Complete shelter screening, intake and exit procedures.
- Monitor shelter activities to maintain a safe and supportive shelter atmosphere.
- Maintain all required shelter paperwork in a timely, accurate, objective, and confidential manner.
- Function as a cooperative member of the shelter services team while communicating with other staff.
- Communicate with callers, shelter residents and staff in a manner that reflects respect and equality among all individuals.
- Assist with generating schedules and stay apprised of any issues that may arise for shelter residents and update Three Sisters Advocates and the Program Manager accordingly.
- Coordinate and provide services for court ordered Supervised Visitation and Exchanges between parents and children.
- Monitor safety of participants during visitation and suspend or terminate any visit in which the safety of the participants cannot be maintained.
- Provide transportation to a neutral location for exchanges as required.
- Complete required visitation/exchange paperwork in a timely, accurate, objective, and confidential manner.
- Conduct all work in a manner consistent with the policies and procedures of the shelter and of the Three Sisters Program as a whole.
- Other duties as assigned.
There are no supervisor requirements for this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of information, must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED required. Experience and/or training in crisis intervention and counseling an asset. Needed training will be provided on the job.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have the ability to understand and evaluate the needs of the safe home shelter residents. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Must have ability to work a flexible work schedule.
CERTIFICATION AND TRAININGS:
Complete required program training and maintain certification including but not limited to Visitation Monitor Training, Mandated Reporter Certification, and Crisis Intervention & Assessment Training.
Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.
Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses) and proof of native preference eligibility (Tribal Identification Card or Status Card or letter) by email to email@example.com or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.
NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.
DRUG TESTING POLICY
The successful applicant for employment must submit to and pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes.
A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used to appoint individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.
Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.