Company: Soboba Casino
Location: san jacinto
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Family Advocate assists in providing TANF related services
to Native American Families with emphasis on the attainment of
self-sufficiency. The Family Advocate performs varied technical
work including, but not limited to: case management and eligibility
for all case types; development and oversight of program
activities; provides support to families at the Mountain sites;
ensures compliance with TANF regulatory guidelines while
maintaining strict client confidentiality.
DUTIES AND RESPONISIBILITIES:
Although other duties may be assigned, the essential duties
include the following:
- Interview applicants and determine eligibility for TANF
assistance and services. Collect required financial/eligibility
documents and explains to applicants/recipients their legal rights
and responsibilities. Reviews client's documents for completeness
- Interpret policy and requirements to determine eligibility and
make recommendations for services.
- Compute and process all TANF payments for an assigned
- Maintain case records and documents.
- Develops work plans, monitors work activities,
educational/vocational goals and barrier removal for
- Corresponds with outside agencies, organizations, schools,
etc., for verification purposes.
- Enter data into Rite Track.
- Develops relationships with community partners. Conducts
outreach activities at community events and locates local resources
- Provides participants with referrals for support services,
outside/community resources, assessment appointments, educational
and work experience programs, etc.
- Facilitate, attend, coordinate, budget, monitor and develop
reports for events and workshops that are directly related to:
employment and educational goals for TANF clients; prevention
activities for the at-risk service population; and community
presentations and outreach.
- Advocates for clients, maintains customer service and positive
- Perform all other additional duties as required or
Any (1) option applies as follows:
- High School Diploma + three (3) years work experience in a TANF
- A.A. + two (2) years work experience in a TANF related field.
Experience may be substituted for a degree.
- B.A./B.S. Degree preferred and some work experience.
- A high school diploma, AND, three (3) years of progressively
responsible work experience in a recognized public or tribal social
service agency, three (3) years of which included determining and
continuing eligibility service needs in a county, state, federal or
Tribal TANF social service agency.
- An associate of arts degree (A.A), AND, two (2) years of
progressively responsible work experience in a recognized public or
tribal social service agency, two (2) years of which included
determining and continuing eligibility service needs in a county,
state, federal or Tribal TANF social service agency.
- Bachelor of Art/Science (B.A./B.S.), from an accredited college
or university preferred with related course work in human services,
social work, or a related field recommended. Some work experience
- Thorough knowledge of Federal, State and Tribal TANF
regulations, policies, issues and client/program needs.
- Analyze, interpret and apply Tribal TANF policies and
regulations to daily work.
- Collect and evaluate data, select alternatives, and formulate
- Speak clearly and communicate effectively with staff, clients
and the Native American community. Provides excellent customer
- Supervise, organize and manage an assigned client
- Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs, Rite Track, or
other data entry systems.
- Ability to operate general office equipment.
- Must be able to generate reports, conduct home visits, compile
case notes, etc.
- Ability to work with hard to serve clients and
- Be aware of cultural sensitivity and historical trauma.
- CPR/First Aid and Medical Certificate. If needed, will provide
- Employee will be subject to unannounced alcohol and drug
testing as a condition of continued employment.
- A current California Class C Drivers License.
- All applicants are required to complete the pre-screen
Background Clearance and Drug Testing.
- Native American preferable and an Equal Opportunity Employer 25
U.S.C.S. 472 et. Seg.
Keywords: Soboba Casino, Hemet , Family Advocate, Other , san jacinto, California
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