CFS Family Advocate

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CFS Family Advocate

   Full time

   Open until filled

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The Children & Family Services (CFS) Family Advocate will provide preventative services and reunification supports to Klamath Tribal families; whose children are eligible for enrollment in The Klamath Tribes. This position will participate in Assessment process alongside State Child Protection Services unit to ensure Active Efforts are made by the State Agency to prevent unnecessary removal of Tribal children from their homes. The incumbent will ensure Assessment processes are fair, clear, consistent, and equitable in accordance with laws and policy. The incumbent will identify risks and needs; assist families to resolve immediate safety concerns and support long-term self-sufficiency of each family. The Family Advocate will be trained in specific curriculum to provide parenting classes such as Positive Indian Parenting, Fatherhood/Motherhood is Sacred, Family Spirit, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and keep apprised of new service models. This position will also provide cultural support to Klamath Tribal children in out-of-home placements (foster care and guardianships) residing within and outside the Tribes service area.

How to Apply

All applicants for open positions must submit a Klamath Tribes Administration Application for Employment with the required support documentation listed in the job description to be considered for employment. Applications must be received by the closing date to receive consideration.

The Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin
Mission Statement.

“The mission of the Klamath Tribes is to protect, preserve and enhance the spiritual, cultural and physical values and resources of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Peoples by maintaining the customs and heritage of our ancestors. To establish comprehensive unity by fostering the enhancement of spiritual and cultural values through a government whose function is to protect the human and cultural resources, treaty rights, and to provide for the development and delivery of social and economic opportunities for our People through effective leadership.”