The Director of Family Services is responsible for the overall
functioning of the Family Support Services & Behavioral Health
Services Department for CTCLUSI. This encompasses the planning,
development, and the delivery of direct and non-direct services.
Family Services Program delivers preventative, rehabilitation, and
skill development services for Tribal Members. The Director of Family
Support and Behavioral Health Services is also responsible for
accessing program needs and creating avenues to support and enhance
program development and program sustainability.
PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintain and enhance positive communication with other Tribal
Governmental Agencies, Directors, staff, Tribal Council, Community
Partners and CTCLUSI Tribal members.
- Maintain professional behavior and relationships with all
governmental departments, community of CTCLUSI Tribe, community
partners and program staff.
- Write, develop, maintain and review grants for the family services
programs (Prevention/ A and D, Behavioral Health, HOC and ICWA).
- Coordinate Family Services Dept. Social Service programs,
including but not limited to; The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA),
Alcohol and Drug Treatment referrals and prevention services/ HOC,
Behavioral Health and Domestic Violence services through Circles of Healing.
- Program development and enhancement, Includes policy, protocol,
short & long term goals, with sustainable outcomes. Department
and Program development must be approved by Tribal Administrator,
Department Heads and Tribal Council.
- Prepare annual Family Service Program budget in conjunction with
Tribal Administrator and or with other identified department
officials. Manage and monitor expenditures for each service program
to meet the outcomes of the financial conditions set within
- Participate in all required management and government meetings.
- Prepare all required department and program reports.
- Develop and maintain Family Service Program training and
individual staff developmental opportunities.
- Maintain strict confidentiality of information, records, and data
for protection of clients, co-workers, staff, Tribal members,
department and program operations.
- Comply with the expectations and conditions stated in the CTCLUSI
policies and Employee Hand Book; such as, attendance, appearance,
conduct, and communication.
- Must be able to interact with Tribal members and the general
public in a courteous, professional, and efficient manner.
- Maintain appearance standards as outlined in CTCLUSI policies.
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Maintain a good attendance record as outlined in CTCLUSI Handbook.
- Other duties as directed by management.
LEVEL OF AUTHORITY & RESTRICTIONS
- Oversee Circles of Healing, Assistant Directors, Child Welfare
staff, as well as the Family Support Services & Behavioral
Health Program Assistant position..
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
- Moderate noise level with frequent interruptions and distractions.
- Periodically required to attend Tribal Camps, functions overnight
up to six days.
- Travel is required within the scope of this position.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS
- Must be able to walk, talk, hear, use hands to handle, feel or
operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.
- Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the
ability to adjust focus.
- Must be required to push, pull, lift, and/ or carry up to 40 pounds.
- 40 hours per week
- Generally Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with possible
occasional evening and weekend work.
Tribal Administrative Office
1245 Fulton Avenue
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420