Domestic Violence Advocate

Grand Portage Domestic Violence Advocate

Responsibility for and direction of advocacy for victims of domestic violence. Work in concert with other staff and advocate volunteers and any other job related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor(s).

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have knowledge of available resources, cultural diversity, native culture and traditional values. Must be aware of specific services related to battered partners and legal process. Must be comfortable working with the justice system and be able to provide community education and lead groups. Be able to develop the appropriate proposals and adhere to the provisions of the grants, including timely of activities reports, evaluation and budget preparation.

**Some of Grand Portage Reservation's benefits for full time employees are, 12 holidays, two weeks paid vacation, accruing at 3 hours per pay period, the first year of employment. After completing 90-days of full time employment you will be eligible for premium free fully insured single/family health benefits. After completing six months of full time employment you will be eligible for $15,000 Term Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. After a year of employment you may become eligible for a 401K retirement plan, deferring up to 100% with Reservation match of 2%.

Must clear background investigation for minimum standards of Character & Suitability for employment under the Indian Child Protection & Family Violence Prevention Act of 1990, Pub 101-630.

Contact Grand Portage Human Resources for application forms: or 218-475-2808 or 877-797-2791

More information about the position, please feel free to contact Roger, Human Services Director, 218-475-2172.

DATE: 06/10/2014 05:59pm