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In order to be considered for any vacancy within the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas an application must be completed. If you are among qualified candidates, you will receive a call/email from our one of our recruiters to schedule an interview. Once your application is completed please send it to Human Resources Coordinator Ricardo Barcena ricardo.barcena@ktttribe.org

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Job Description

Position:                              Victims of Crime Specialist

Supervisor:                         Legal Department Director

Division:                              Kickapoo Traditional Tribal Council

Department:                        Prosecutor’s Office

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, performs work of considerable difficulty in providing services and support assistance to victims and/or witnesses impacted by crimes.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following: 

  • Plan, coordinate and execute the Victims of Crime Program.
  • Establish and implement operating policies and procedures.
  • Prepare, compile data, review and analyze reports including but not limited to budgets and goals.
  • Coordinate with staff at providing organizations.
  • Transport victims to court.
  • Stand by victims during court proceedings.
  • Assist victims when filing protective orders.
  • Help victims seek restitution.
  • Refer victims to other government agencies or nonprofits that have the expertise and capacity to provide necessary services.
  • Keep statistics on the people they serve
  • Provide direct services to victims of crime and/or their families.
  • Be a resource to community agencies and cooperating organizations.
  • Promote community awareness of crime victim services and the needs of crime victims.
  • Provide interpretation and help clients to navigate the various legal and social services resources.
  • Conducting home visits on high-risk patients as necessary to determine client needs and identifying any limitations.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date flies and documentation for complete and timely reporting.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information and location.
  • Providing client education regarding community resources and support, advance directives, coping with loss and change, goals of treatment and intended outcomes.
  • Educate clients about dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault and options and resources that are available.
  • Work with clients to develop and maintain relevant and meaningful case plans. Provide concrete case management and access to resources. Meet regularly with clients to support case plan accomplishments.
  • Perform such other tasks as may be assigned from time to time by supervisor.

Education/experience requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor’s in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work or Vocational Education and/or a related field.

Relevant experience may substitute for educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Ability to counsel and be an advocate for people who have been victims of domestic violence, including crisis intervention and case management.

Two (2) year’s experience working with victim advocacy, counseling and services

Bilingual skills desired (Spanish/English).

 Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience developing programs that work with victim advocacy and grants.

Native American preference is observed:

KTTT recognizes preference for KTTT tribal members and qualified Native American tribal members including preferential treatment in recruitment, hiring, promotions, layoffs and reductions in force so long as they meet minimum job qualifications.

To apply for this job email your details to ricardo.barcena@ktttribe.org