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Spirit Lake Central Repository Data Specialist
The mission of the Spirit Lake Tribe is to promote justice, insure tranquility, encourage the general welfare, safeguard our interests and secure the blessings of freedom and liberty for ourselves and for our posterity. The VISTA project will seek to improve capacity of the Tribe's departments and programs, and improve life and healthy outcomes by reducing meth use and suicide. VISTA members will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as education and outreach, data management, system development and policy development over the course of the first year. The Spirit Lake Nation is located in rural Benson County, North Dakota with a population of 5,002. Over 45% of the population lives at or below poverty. Currently community needs are not being met because of how high the level of need is. There is a lack of qualified workers in the community to provide services and strengthen the capacity of existing programs. New departments and programs have been established to meet community need, including the Meth and Suicide prevention program, but these programs are new, and need more capable workers to function effectively. The project will strengthen the community and help lift individuals out of poverty in a number of ways. Strengthening Tribal department programs and increasing their capacity to use a collaborative and strategic approach will allow them to better serve community members.
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Member Duties : Compile historic documentation and tribal resolutions to develop a central repository database to ensure tribal data is organized and in a useable format, allowing for tracking of special initiative and promotion of good data driven decisions. Working with Tribal Management Information Systems and the Central Repository Program Director, Data Specialist will develop an electronic filing system for all hard copy tribal government documents including tribal council resolutions and meeting minutes.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Tribal ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Technology ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work . 
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Spirit Lake Central Repository Data Specialist

Program Start/End Date
09/04/2018  -   09/03/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH DAKOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  08/14/2018  To  09/14/2018 

Contact Ardis Shaw
816 3rd Ave N
Fort Totten   ND   58335
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78844