Aug 24

Please Update Addresses (for you and your kids)

Please Update Addresses

You can find a copy of the W-9 under ‘Forms and Applications’ on this website or by following this link:

CHANGE OF ADDRESS FORM FOR PER CAPITA

Thank you

Oct 25

FOOD BANK OPEN

The Food Bank is open to all community members Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

FOOD BANK

For More Information contact:
LaToya Hudson
Desk: 360-374-4284

Apr 27

Family Services Manager

The Family Services Manager will work to develop and implement a broad range of services to the Hoh Tribal Citizens. This position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for oversight of the Social Services department which includes budgetary planning and reporting, program development and implementation, staffing, program growth, and ongoing evaluation. This position will develop and implement a sustainable service delivery system to Hoh Tribal Families by developing a broad range of social services including preventative, and rehabilitative, education and youth oriented programs utilizing funding from local, state, federal and private funding sources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Executive Director with program planning, development and implementation of
    Hoh Tribal Social Service Programs.
  • Promote a working environment noted for effective cooperation and collaboration between programs services and co-workers.
  • Develop and regularly Monitor Social Services Department Budget.
  • Will comply with all reporting requirements for funding sources as well as required internal reporting requirements.
  • Evaluate and monitor the success and usefulness of each program, establishing baselines. Developing Evidence based reports.
  • Plans, assigns and supervises staff to provide services to Hoh Tribal families. Will also assist staff with providing direct program services.
  • Day to Day Supervision of staff. Including resolving all performance deficiencies resulting from personnel problems. Will make hiring decisions, and provide training opportunities.
  • Reviewing all subordinate staff work for accuracy and compliance and timeliness to ensure the quality of client services and compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and funding requirements.
  • Ensuring grant and contract compliance including the preparation of reports and monitoring program expenditures.
  • Collaborates with other management and staff in setting goals, establishing guidelines and coordinating activities of staff.
  • Prepares written correspondence, reports and other documents related to the Social Services programs and mandated federal and state reports and court documents.
  • Development and maintenance of necessary systems and procedures to assure successful implantation of the social services programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Specifications

  • Ability to accurately keep and maintain complete records
  • Ability to communicate effectively for the purpose of providing instructions, completing forms, and applications, obtaining and conveying information
  • Public Relations and Interpersonal skills, to meet and deal with a variety of individuals exercising tact, diplomacy and mature judgement
  • Program infrastructure development
  • Organizational skills to assure timely and accurate submission of reports and budgets
  • Ability and skill to perform work and accomplish tasks, in a fast paced and stressful environment where incumbent must multi task to complete work assignments.
  • Knowledge of child welfare standards, codes and agency jurisdiction
  • Knowledge of family and individual development
  • Knowledge of Indian Child Welfare program development
  • Knowledge of local and surrounding geography and culture
  • The ability to establish close liaison with child welfare service and enforcement representation.
  • Must adhere to the personnel policies and drug and alcohol polices.
  • Must submit to and clear a pre-employment alcohol and drug test, and criminal background check

Education and Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, or closely related field with coursework in: social work, social services, human services, sociology, psychology, case management, and counseling.
  • A minimum of Eight (8) years successful experience working in a Tribal Family Services Program or related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Must have a willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a current driver’s license, and liability insurance.
  • Must have an ability to maintain effective working relationships with the community members and staff.

This position is covered by the provisions of the Crime Control Act of 1990, Subchapter V – Child Care Worker Employee Background Checks (42 U.S.C. 13041) and the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act of 1990 (25 U.S.C. 3201-3210). As such, each applicant will be required, as a pre-condition to employment, to submit to a 5-year criminal history background check, including fingerprinting.

Except as provided by the Federal Indian Preference Act, Title 25 USC 45 – 46, there will be no discrimination in selection process for this position because of race, color, age, sex, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, political membership or non-membership in an employee organization. If the applicants have equal qualifications, preference will be given to Native Americans and Alaskan Natives. Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification of Indian certification by tribe of affiliation or other acceptable documentation of Indian heritage.  All other interested persons are encouraged to apply.

Apr 26

Youth Mental Health Day

Youth Mental Health day

Apr 22

Youth Camp

Youth Camp flyer

Mar 24

Notice of Intent for RFP

The Hoh Indian Tribal Business Committee intends to award a single contract for construction of several projects including a basketball court, carving shed, playground and Totem Pole Installation. A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be published and made available for inquiry on or after 4/7/2016 on the Hoh Tribe’s website (http://www.hohtribe-nsn.org). Details of the proposal requirements will be contained in such publication and are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Hoh Tribe.
Potential Offerors that may be interested in submitting a proposal can obtain complete information by viewing the Website on or after the publication date
In order to receive a contract award, a vendor must complete and submit all response materials requested in the publication, and must be legally permitted to conduct business in the State of Washington.
Key Information
RFP Issue Date: 4/7/2016
Proposal Due Date/Time: TBA with publication of RFP
Anticipated Contract Award Date: TBA with publication of RFP
Questions not answered in the published RFP may be directed to Executive Director, contact information as follows:
Name: Catherine N. Edwards
Address: Hoh Tribe, PO BOX 2196
City/State/Zip: Forks, WA
Telephone #: 360-374-6501
Email: e.d@hohtribe-nsn.org

Mar 23

RFP for General Counsel & Prosecutor Services

Hoh Indian Tribe
Request for Proposals
General Counsel & Prosecutor Services
I. Hoh Indian Tribe
The Hoh Indian Tribe (“Tribe” or “Hoh Tribe”) is located in western Washington State in Jefferson County, 28 miles south of Forks, Washington

II. Scope of Work
The work to be performed is that of General Counsel and Prosecutor of the Hoh Tribe. The selected candidate will provide General Counsel services to the Hoh Tribal Business Committee on an as needed bases. Historically it has been necessary to dedicate approximately thirty hours per month toward this service. Hoh Tribal Court is in session one day per month with a minimal criminal and child welfare caseload.

III. Period of Performance
This is an annual renewable contract.
IV. Compensation
All proposals must include a proposed method and rate of compensation.

V. Minimum Qualifications
The proposed General Counsel & Prosecutor must meet the following minimum qualifications and will be assessed on a 100 point scale as follows:
a. Licensed attorney in good standing with the Washington State Bar Association .
b. No criminal or misdemeanor convictions which involve a crime of moral turpitude.
c. A minimum of 15 years experience in tribal law and federal Indian Law (5).
d. Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and requirements(10).
e. Knowledge, experience and practice of tribal laws and codes, tribal court practices, judicial procedure, and rules of evidence (20).
f. Demonstrated knowledge of federal laws and regulations pertaining to Native Americans and tribal organizations (15).
g. Demonstrated knowledge of tribal governments and criminal and civil procedures (20).
h. Demonstrated ability to work with judges, law enforcement, probation, children protection, social services, and court staff in a professional manner (20).
i. Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and negotiate legal actions (10).
j. Native American Preference Applies.

VI. Proposal Requirements
a. Statement of Qualifications
Description of practice and services the individual is capable of providing, including an explanation of how these services will be best meet the Tribe’s needs.
A list of three references regarding reputation and qualification of the individual.
Disclosure of any pending litigation or judgments rendered against the individual in any matter relating to professional activities of the individual, including any pending complaints with any bar association.
EQUIPMENT FOR TELECOMMUTING: PHONE< EMAIL< CELL< MAILING b. Submission of Questions: Questions must be submitted in writing and received by April 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm. All written questions can be submitted by fax to 1-888-254-1878 Attn: Leona Colegrove c. Proposal Contents Each proposal should address the following: i. Provide the name, contact information (address, telephone, email, fax numbers) for the individual the Tribe should contact with regards to your proposal. ii. Statement of qualifications. iii. Resume iv. List of three references. v. Writing sample. vi. Disclosure of any pending litigation or judgments, including any pending complaints with any bar association. vii. Cost Proposal VII. Evaluation Candidate must meet all minimum qualifications for consideration. For selection of the finalist, written proposals will be scored based on the 100 point system above. VIII. Instructions All proposals must be submitted via fax to the Hoh Tribe at 1-888-254-1878 or email to catherine.edwards@hohtribe-nsn.org by May 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

Mar 08

RFP for General Counsel

The Hoh Indian Tribal Business Committee intends to award a single contract to General Counsel. A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be published and made available for inquiry on or after March 23, 2016 on the Hoh Tribe’s website (http://www.hohtribe-nsn.org). Details of the proposal requirements will be contained in such publication and are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Hoh Tribe.
Potential Offerors that may be interested in submitting a proposal can obtain complete information by viewing the Website on or after the publication date
In order to receive a contract award, a vendor must complete and submit all response materials requested in the publication, and must be legally permitted to conduct business in the State of Washington.
Key Information
RFP Issue Date: 3/23/2016
Proposal Due Date/Time: TBA with publication of RFP
Anticipated Contract Award Date: TBA with publication of RFP
Questions not answered in the published RFP may be directed to Executive Director, contact information as follows:
Name: Catherine N. Edwards
Address: Hoh Tribe, PO BOX 2196
City/State/Zip: Forks, WA
Telephone #: 360-374-6501
Email: Catherine.edwards@hohtribe-nsn.org

Mar 08

Notice for RFP for Tribal Prosecutor

The Hoh Indian Tribal Business Committee intends to award a single contract to a Prosecutor. A Request for Proposals (RFP) will be published and made available for inquiry on or after March 23, 2016 on the Hoh Tribe’s website (http://www.hohtribe-nsn.org). Details of the proposal requirements will be contained in such publication and are subject to change at the sole discretion of the Hoh Tribe.
Potential Offerors that may be interested in submitting a proposal can obtain complete information by viewing the Website on or after the publication date
In order to receive a contract award, a vendor must complete and submit all response materials requested in the publication, and must be legally permitted to conduct business in the State of Washington.
Key Information
RFP Issue Date: 3/23/2016
Proposal Due Date/Time: TBA with publication of RFP
Anticipated Contract Award Date: TBA with publication of RFP
Questions not answered in the published RFP may be directed to Executive Director, contact information as follows:
Name: Catherine N. Edwards
Address: Hoh Tribe, PO BOX 2196
City/State/Zip: Forks, WA
Telephone #: 360-374-6501
Email: Catherine.edwards@hohtribe-nsn.org

Feb 23

Youth Focus Group Reschedule

The final youth focus group will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2015 at 2:30 pm. The focus group is intended Tribal Members between the 7th Grade and 24 years old. Please join us and if you have any questions, please contact Lorraine Cress at 360-374-5423.

Thank you!

Feb 16

Request for Proposal for Strategic Planning

HOH INDIAN TRIBE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL &
QUALIFICATIONS (RFP & RFQ)

Strategic Planning for Hoh Tribal Business Committee

A. Introduction:

The Hoh Tribe is located in western Washington State in Jefferson County, 28 miles south of Forks. It is governed by the Hoh Tribal Business Committee, made up of 7 members, elected to two year terms by the General Counsel. Three members were elected in October 2015. The Hoh Tribe Business committee is launching a strategic planning process that will define it’s direction for the next three years. The successful consultant will design a process to solicit input from the Tribal citizens, staff and Council.

B. Period of Performance

Strategic Planning session should be held in March and follow-up documentation within 2 weeks of the work session.

C. Scope of Work:
In an effort to clearly define the Tribe’s budget priorities and to establish goals and objectives consistent with a mission in a defined time frame within the Tribe’s capacity for implementation the Business Committee wishes to utilize the services of a professional facilitator to facilitate it’s strategic plan/goal setting effort and create all associated documentation. Additionally the Business Committee wishes to engage it’s community members, staff and council members in this effort to solicit public input cultivate transparency and to build consensus concerning the Tribe’s future. The session should include the following desired and possible outcomes.
Desired Strategic Planning Outcomes:
• Establishment/revision of organizational vision, mission, priorities, goals and outcome measures.
• Clarity on our identity, purpose and what outcomes we are trying to achieve. We need to have a long term perspective, and be positioned to respond quickly to opportunities.
• Positioned for effective engagement with external partners (Federal and state agencies, cities, counties, organizations) and the public; establishment of tools for communicating The Hoh Tribe purpose and organizational goals.
• Tools developed to evaluate whether we are making progress toward achieving organizational goals.
• Opportunities to improve organizational efficiencies are identified, prioritized.
• Tribal Council development opportunities and quality improvements are identified and prioritized, to improve organizational leadership culture and ensure the Hoh Tribe is a desirable environment.
Possible Strategic Plan Elements:
• Hoh Tribal Profile and Situational Assessment: Assessing the current status and key issues facing the organization.
• A Vision of Hoh Tribe in relation to our Mission.
• A Mission Statement for the Hoh Tribe that simply and concisely defines our role.
• Measurable Outcome Objectives Broad regional economic, environmental, and social outcomes that Hoh Tribal programs are working to achieve in the light of the Vision.
• Measurable Organizational Objectives: Administrative system improvements and other outcomes that reflect operational efficiencies, how attractive we are to partner with, and how much people want to work here.
• Action/Implementation Plan: Process for implementing the changes and measuring progress.
• Priority list of actions and resources needed to accomplish desired changes.

D. Bid Requirements: All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the front of the envelope with:

Proposal must be submitted to the Hoh Tribe in Forks, Washington by 3:00 p.m. (P.D.S.T.) on Monday February 29, 2016.
E. Each Proposal Must Contain the Following Elements:
• Qualifications:
• Rate Schedule:

Feb 01

Youth Focus Groups (7th Grade – 24 years old) —UPDATE

The Final Youth Focus Group will be held on Wednesday March 02,2016, at 2:30 PM in Forks. The Focus Group for Wednesday February 24 is RESCHEDULED.

Youth Focus Groups RESCHEDULED

Youth Focus Groups

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