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Victim Self-Sufficiency Coordinator

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Domestic Violence
Reports To: 
Domestic Violence Director
Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Absentee Shawnee Tribe / 2025 S. Gordon Cooper Dr. / Shawnee, OK 74801
The Victim Self-Sufficiency Coordinator for the Domestic Violence Program of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma will be responsible for executing and managing all responsibilities of the Office for Victims of Crime Tribal Victim Set-Aside Grant Program. The Victim Self-Sufficiency Coordinator will provide self-sufficiency education and services such as financial education, employment preparation, and career and education development to clients of the Transitional Housing Program. This person will report directly to the Director of Domestic Violence.                            
  • Responds to the needs of victims of domestic violence who have sought services from the Transitional Housing Program.
  • Provide financial education advising to clients that addresses topics such as: budgeting, balancing a checkbook, keeping financial records safe and confidential, preventing identity theft, taking a financial inventory, building a financial base, finding and maintaining affordable housing, understanding predatory lending, managing money, taxes, debt management, insurance, property, child and spousal support, developing financial goals, building good credit, and protecting against financial loss.
  • Educate clients on how to develop resumes and cover letters, interview for jobs, and complete applications for employment.
  • Assist clients with career and educational goals by creating career goal plans, taking interest assessments, researching job positions and salaries, discussing education financial aid options, and obtaining tuition assistance.
  • Complete grant reports and program evaluations as necessary for the Office for Victims of Crime and comply with all mandatory grant program requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Grants Department on continuation funding, program reports, and other compliance matters.
  • Maintain confidentiality of clients and all documentation related to each case.
  • Determine appropriate services for incoming clients.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the policies and procedures guiding the work of this position and the program or department overall.
  • Perform job functions in line with these policies and procedures.
  • Exhibit understanding and support of the agency's mission.
  • Empower clients to achieve goals and make positive changes in their lives.
  • Increase knowledge of local referral sources and ability to coordinate services with other providers.
  • In/Out of State Training as permitted by funding.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, or other related field.
  • 2 to 5 years related experience in the field of domestic violence and/or social work.
  • At least 1 year of experience in grant program management preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and methods of legal research and procedures.
  • Must have excellent computer skills and have word, excel spreadsheet knowledge and know how to access and retrieve information from the internet.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass comprehensive background check
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
  • Sitting or standing or walking for long period of time; occasional bending, squatting, kneeling, stooping; good finger dexterity and feeling; frequent repetitive motions; talking hearing and visual acuity.
  • Frequent lifting (up to 15 lbs)
  • Occasional lifting (up to 30 lbs)
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma (AST) is committed to Equal Employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. However, in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25 U.S. Code 472 and 473) preference in filling vacancies are given to qualified Indian candidates. AST will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and its amendments.
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free/Smoke Free Workplace
Posted Date: 
1 year 4 months ago