Prevention Program ~ Assistant

Prevention Program ~ Assistant
Burns Paiute Tribe Prevention Department

Salary: DOE
Supervisor: Prevention Services Manager
FLSA: Non-exempt 20 hours per week
Open: July 2, 2018
Closes: July 13, 2018
Start Date: July 23, 2018

Position Summary:

This position requires a person with a commitment to working toward wellness in the Burns Paiute Community as well as a passion for working with youth. This position works under state-funded programs through the Addictions and Mental Health Division and the Juvenile Crime Prevention Program. This position requires teamwork and collaboration with tribal programs, tribal community and the local community to develop and provide alcohol and drug prevention programs and services to community members. This person will assist the Burns Paiute Tribe Prevention Department by providing services to the community including activities, programs, information, and education.

Primary Responsibilities:

Addictions and Mental Health-

  • Learn the basics of prevention framework, to assist in implementing goals and objectives of the programs.
  • Assist in data collection, and evaluation.
  • Participate in the Burns Paiute Prevention Coalition; help with coordination of the meeting.
  • Attend quarterly prevention meetings and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Juvenile Crime Prevention-

  • Complete youth juvenile crime prevention assessments on all youth eligible for the program.
  • Complete case management services for voluntary or assigned families, including assessments, probation agreements and reports to the court.
  • Complete all reporting requirements and attend quarterly meetings as required by the Juvenile Crime Prevention Program.
  • Participate in case management progress reviews with key agency providers involved with the family.

Ability to:

Involve individuals and community partners and community at large to achieve prevention objectives. Communicate and work with families as related to the Juvenile Crime Prevention program. Maintain confidential information and perform duties with minimal supervision. Have a flexible work schedule, including weekends and evenings.


Must have two (2) years of experience of working with the community and or youth in a professional setting

Must have good communication and organizational skills

Must know computer programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook.

Must have a valid Oregon Driver’s License at time of hire

Must submit to and pass a UA drug test and a criminal background test

Must sign a confidentiality clause

Must acquire CPR/First Aid Certification within 6 months of hire

Must have maintained sobriety for two years if in recovery

Quality characteristics such as a positive role model, friendly, outgoing, honest, substance-free lifestyle, and reliability.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by the individual assigned to this position.

Indian Preference:

Indian preference will be given to candidates showing proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe. In the absence of Indian applicants meeting the qualifications as listed above, all applicants not entitled to or who fail to claim Indian Preference, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, political preference, age, religion, or national origin. 

How to Apply:

Email, Fax, or Mail application and resume` three (3) business references, along with any required documents to:

                        Burns Paiute Tribe
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                        Human Resource Director
                        100 Pasigo St.
                        Burns, OR 97720
                        Phone: (541) 573-8013
                        Fax:     (541) 573-5565


PLEASE NOTE: If requirements are not met, i.e., submission of a resume in lieu of a tribal application, or not including a required certification, your application will not be reviewed and will be disqualified.

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Burns Paiute Tribe

Welcome to the Burns Paiute Tribe.


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  +1 (541) 573-1910 Tribal Council
  100 Pasigo St. Burns Or 97720

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