Youth and Community Coordinator

Base Salary:               $27,040 - $33,280 DOE

Hours:                        Full-Time (40 hours week)

Schedule:                   Monday– Friday 10am-7pm; schedule may vary on occasion

                                    Schedule may vary.

Status:                        Non-Exempt, 90-day probation period

Benefits:                     Paid-Time Off/Holiday Pay

Organization:             Native Community Development, Inc. (dba NATIVE, Inc.)

Report to:                   Chief Executive Officer

Location:                    Bismarck, North Dakota

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the immediate supervision of the Chief Executive Officer of Native Community Development, Inc. (dba NATIVE, Inc.).

MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to create safe and inclusive communities within urban areas across North Dakota through affordable housing, culture, education and workforce and economic services. NATIVE, Inc. website: https://www.ndnadc.org  

JOB SUMMARY: The Youth and Community Coordinator functions of this position include conducting intakes and assessments for adult, youth, and family clients, demonstrating knowledge of community resources, navigation and coordination and referrals to identified services and resources, access to recovery and prosocial diversion activities for youth and families encountering the juvenile justice system for the first time. Provide youth and community program and event coordination. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize the MUSE Family Resource Check-in to determine household needs.

  • Provide referrals to services based on needs assessment.

  • Complete trainings offered by the organization.

  • Must answer phone calls, text messages, emails and social media inquiries and emergency support.

  • Conduct intake, coordination and case management and outreach to clientele (adults, youth and families) involved with the behavioral health, criminal and/or juvenile justice system seeking supportive services.

  • Establish a care plan for new household clientele.

  • Plan family meetings and parent involvement events to meet family’s recovery, life skills development and/or cultural support needs.

  • Provide crisis intervention when necessary and referrals to appropriate resources.

  • Direct individuals and help them navigate community resources as needed (i.e., social services, social security, vocational rehabilitation, treatment centers, youth and family, senior and veteran programs, housing, employment, financial, food pantries, meals on wheels, transportation, recovery, cultural and spiritual programs, etc.).

  • Assist with scheduling appointments with other agencies to help clients meet goals.

  • Coordinate follow-up meetings proceeding established referrals.

  • Document care plan and case notes into the data reporting template.

  • Submit monthly outcomes to supervisor.

  • Meet with participants as needed and on an ongoing basis wherever it makes sense to meet, (i.e., home visits, visits in the community or at care coordinator’s office, etc.).

  • Direct individuals to therapeutic resources/providers such as therapy or counseling, chemical health treatment, psychiatry, etc.

  • Communicate. coordinate and collaborate with staff and other service providers within the community.

  • Develop and update and file community resources.

  • Develop and manage a community (events) calendar for the public.

  • Provide as events coordinator for public events and program events.

  • Enter client cases in computer tracking programs.

  • Conduct outreach to recruit participants into our programs.

  • Participate in advocacy and fundraising activities related to the organization when appropriate.

  • Monitor and respond to inquiries about our resources and programs through emails and social media platforms.

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICTIONS:

  • Must have at a minimum an associate degree in business, criminal justice, or human services.

  • Must have at least two years of work experience in project management with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of developing and implementing Native American youth and cultural programs and Native American issues to be considered for position.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug test.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree in human services with case management experience (preferred).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Must demonstrate professionalism in managing difficult people and situations.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to identify and address problems, exhibit competence in identifying and interpreting needed areas of case management, intake assessment, display confidentiality capabilities, and the ability to participate effectively in short and long-range planning.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of various resources in the Bismarck-Mandan community.

  • Must demonstrate strong organizing and coordination skills.

  • Must demonstrate creativity and self-starter.

  • Ability to work at all levels of the organization and develop a close rapport with other colleagues, partners, constituents, and employees.

  • Energized, challenged, and inspired by working in communities of diversity.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

  • Must have experience working in a professional setting.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

  • Must be culturally competent in working with Native Americans.

  • Must be respectful in working with diverse backgrounds, persons with disabilities, mental health, or addictions.

  • Must have strong computer and Microsoft office software experience.

  • Must be willing to become trained in various curriculums.

PHYSICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Handle multiple tasks and priorities in a high paced environment.

  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, stair climbing, and light lifting to 10 lbs.

  • Responding promptly in late-night hours may be required on occasion.

  • Travel for training may be required on occasion.

COMPENSATION:

NATIVE, Inc. offers a salary commensurate with experience, as well as excellent benefits and perks including but not limited to:

  • Paid time off/Holiday

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

NATIVE, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act except as allowed by the Indian preference provision of the civil rights act of 1964, as amended.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Drug Free Workplace. No relocation available. Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Applicants are responsible for providing proof of enrollment of a federally recognized tribe if Indian preference is claimed. Failure to provide proof will result in loss of Indian preference in employment. Applications and required supporting documents received after the closing date and time of a job posting will NOT be considered. Upon selection of employment, applicants are responsible to obtain and complete a Transcript Request Form from the last institution attended.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:             Employment application and required documentation must be submitted to NATIVE, Inc. by 11:59 p.m. (CST) on the closing date—December 27, 2021.

TO APPLY:  

  1. Go to NATIVE, Inc. website: https://www.ndnadc.org/jobs and download and complete the employment application or stop by and pick up an employment application at the Native American Development Center.

  2. Submit completed employment application with a copy of resume, copy of transcripts, copy of degree/certifications and a copy of tribal enrollment (if Indian preference is claimed).

 

TO SUBMIT:

  1. Drop off at the Native American Development Center: 2403 E. Thayer Avenue Bismarck, ND 58501.

  2. Mail to: Native American Development Center c/o Human Resources: 2403 E. Thayer Avenue Bismarck, ND 58501.

  3. Scan/Email to Lorraine Davis lorraine@ndnadc.org

Ready to Apply?

Download the application, below, and either drop off your application or email it to lorraine@ndnadc.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity

NATIVE, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act except as allowed by the Indian preference provision of the civil rights act of 1964, as amended. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Drug Free Workplace. No relocation available. Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Applicants are responsible for providing proof of enrollment of a federally recognized tribe if Indian preference is claimed. Failure to provide proof will result in loss of Indian preference in employment. Applications and required supporting documents received after the closing date and time of a job posting will NOT be considered. Upon selection of employment, applicants are responsible to obtain and complete a Transcript Request Form from the last institution attended.