Substitute House Parent

Lame Deer, MN

Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation

Posted On: Jul-06-2021
Status: This Job is Closed
How to apply: Submit a complete application, RESUME', (3) current letters of
reference and or/recommendations (one must be past/present employer), dated
within (1) year of advertisement, Tribal Certification (if claiming Indian Preference),
submit a form DD214 (if claimingVeteran Preference), Current Montana Driver's
License or date of appointment (if in the process of obtaining one), copies of
credentials or certified copy of transcripts(training and/or education) to: Northern
Cheyenne Tribe, attn.: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 128, Little Wolf
CapitalBuilding, Lame Deer, MT. 59043. All documentation must be attached.
ALL APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED by Human Resources Department and will
be forwarded to the Programs/departments. ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS
SUMMARY OF WORK: The houseparent reports to the Manager and provides
direct care and supervision to shelter youth. The house parent works on an as
needed basis covering a variety schedules.
Houseparent conducts intake for new admissions, maintain a daily log of youth
activity, and complete incident reports as needed. They assist youth with daily
activities, outings, homework and life skills and serve as a positive role model.
House parents assist with other tasks as assigned, including answering telephone
calls, and are mandatory child abuse and neglect reporters following established
program procedures. This position is a mandatory reporter of any abuse or neglect
and shall follow established program procedures.JOB CHARACTERISTICS:
Provides for daily care and supervision, and ensures the safety and welfare of the
Rosebud Lodge Emergency Shelter (RLES) residents. Assists with meal preparations
according to planned menus when needed and participates in family style dining at all
mealtimes. Assists with all activities on and off site. Provides emotional support to
children traumatized by their family situation.
• Record Keeping: Maintains Timely log entries, i.e., communications log,
intake log, submits required reports, notifies Manager immediately of any
accidents, injuries, or other incidents. Alerts Manager regarding suspected
child abuse and documents any incidents.
• Shelter Property Maintenance: Adheres to all RLES in-house safety
standards. Adheres to motor vehicle laws when driving Rosebud Shelter
vehicle. Provides maintenance of RLES yard, parking lot, Rosebud Lodge
Shelter interior.
• Training: Knowledge of first-aid and CPR procedures or be willing to be
trained and certified within a reasonable timeframe. Knowledge of RLES
emergency procedures related to fire, injuries and weather related events.
Orientation on licensing standards and trauma informed child welfare
services. Participates in all required in- service trainings. Attends off-site
trainings as required.
• Provide T.B. clearance at time of employment (must renew annually)
• Child Abuse Registry and Criminal Records Clearance.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
• Reference checks (at least three).
• Must agree to and sign wavier for pre-employment drug testing and agree to
comply with any Tribal Personnel drug testing policy.
• No prior alcohol/drug offenses or convictions within 1 year of application in any
court jurisdiction.
• Current Valid MT Driver’s License and official MT driving record must be
submitted with application.
• Food Handler Certification is required or employee must be willing to be trained
and certified within a reasonable timeframe.
• Confidentiality agreement must be signed by this employee and requirements
will be strictly enforced.
• Indian Preference given to qualified enrolled members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
• Other duties as assigned
• Associate of Arts Degree of College preferred.
• High School graduate or equivalent required.
• Appropriate child care experience or volunteer work with youth preferred.
• Volunteer or work experience in youth shelter work preferred
• Must be able to pass a background investigation in accordance with 25 CFR
Part 63.
• Must be able to take direction, communicate with youth and work as part of a