Sault Tribe
  • - Behavioral Health
  • Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Yes



The Grant Coordinator, under the direction of the Behavioral Health Supervisor, will provide oversight of grant policies and procedures, budgets, goals, objectives and activities, and related personnel/volunteers. The position will provide direct services and support to program participants on an as needed basis including provision of transportation to appointments and care coordination. The position will assist in grant data collection and will submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports as directed. The position's work will involve participation in staff meetings, identifying gaps in services for target populations and assisting in activities designed to fill those gaps. The position is responsible for conducting community presentations on grant goals, objectives, activities, and program eligibility information.                                                                     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Assists in interviewing and hiring or signing up program staff/volunteers.                                       
  • Evaluates the work of program staff/volunteers to ensure for the effective use of program resources and that quality of services delivered are appropriate.                                                          
  • Directs activities of program staff/volunteers.                                                                                   
  • Provides direct service and support to program participants, such as transportation, health insurance applications, resolving complaints and assisting in operations of program as needed.          
  • Assists in evaluating program staff/volunteers.                                                                                 
  • Facilitates access to necessary training programs for staff/volunteers.                                              
  • Documents direct client care and needs in the Electronic Health Record.                                       
  • Conducts case management services as an advocate for program clients and establishes/maintains relationships with other organizations to meet participant needs and to prevent duplication of services.             
  • Establishes and oversees administrative procedures to meet grant objectives.                                
  • Oversees program policies regarding participant eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports, such as budgets, personnel records and grant targets.
  • Assists in researching and analyzing participant and community needs to determine program direction and goals.                                                                               
  • Speaks to community groups to explain grant/agency purposes, programs, and policies and acts as a consultant regarding the interpretation of program-related grant, federal and state regulations and policies.          


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and other professionals.     
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information.
  • All other job related duties as assigned.




Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, Executives, Board of Directors, customers, and outside vendor/service providers.




Position sedentary – primarily sitting/lifting 10 pounds.  Physical factors include constant use of hearing use of near/color vision; frequent standing, walking, sitting, carrying/lifting 10 pounds, use of midrange/far vision, depth perception, field of vision, driving, typing; and occasional climbing/stooping, reaching, manual handling, use of smell and bending. Working conditions include frequent exposure to weather, occasional exposure to extreme cold, wet/humidity, noise and vibration. Potential hazards include frequent client contact, infectious exposure and computer use and occasional exposure to electric shock, chemicals and medical equipment.




Education: High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work Psychology, or Sociology or related field preferred.


Experience:  One year of experience working with those who have co-occurring disorders including health, mental health and/or substance abuse disorders preferred.


Certification/License: Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) Certification preferred. Certified Addictions Professional, Recovery Coach Certification preferred.Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of grant coordination procedures preferred. Awareness of Native American culture and history preferred. Awareness of co-occurring populations preferred. Must be able to effectively communicate, written, oral and electronic skills, with various populations, program participants and professional colleagues required. Ability to organize, prioritize and document in a timely manner required. Ability to troubleshoot and identify resources required. Public speaking skills required.  Must maintain confidentiality. Native American preferred.   

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