Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP) Part-time 20 hours/week

Open 2-11-19

Thank you for considering joining the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center. MIWRC appreciates and values the wisdom of our community. We work with our clients and partners to deliver a comprehensive array of services and maintain an extensive referral network to fully meet the needs of the women and families we serve. We treat everyone who walks through our doors with dignity and respect and strive to maintain a safe environment for all of our clients.

The mission of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center (MIWRC) is to empower American Indian women and families to exercise their cultural values and integrity, and to achieve sustainable life ways, while advocating for justice and equity. 

Job Summary:

The Parent Support Outreach Specialist provides initial New Client Intake coordination, Parent Support Outreach Program (PSOP) services, and other available in-house service identification and referral support to adult American Indian women and their families.                   

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide individual Intake assessment of immediate client and family needs, in-house service identification, safety planning and eligibility screening, external service referral, and demographic data collection.

  • For PSOP-eligible and referred clients, provide individual case management and Flex Fund-linked supportive services in a manner consistent with Hennepin County guidelines.

  • Record and keep accurate and up-to-date client files in both paper and electronic formats.

  • Assist in outreach efforts to the American Indian population.

  • Prepare monthly reports for supervisor and maintain statistical data.

  • Attend training and meetings as required by the position.

  • Maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.

  • Ability to exemplify professional conduct and boundaries and handle stressful situations well.

  • Respond to other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations and/or MIWRC Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with families involved in Child Protection.

  • Experience working with American Indian women and families.

  • Knowledge and understanding of systems of violence and trauma, including inter-generational effects of historical trauma.

  • Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record required and provide proof of auto insurance.

  • Must be willing to submit and pass DHS Criminal Background Study.

  • Must have completed or be willing to complete 40-hour Sexual Assault Advocacy Training program.

  • BSW or similar degree required.

SALARY RANGE: $ 20.00/hour

 How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter to HR@miwrc.org, MIWRC, 2300 15th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55404; 612-728-2000; fax 612-728-2039. 

 Equal Opportunity Employer