Lummi Nation Job Center:
Guardian ad Litem (GAL) **Re-Advertise** 

Job Details

Job Title
Guardian ad Litem (GAL) **Re-Advertise** 
Open Date
09/17/2021
Close Date
(Until Filled Not Entered)
Department
93
Duration
1
Vacancies
1
Job Summary
The guardian ad litem position requires specialized training in areas related to the child advocacy for children coping with issues including but not limited to, abuse and neglect, and separation form parents and family. The duty of the guardian ad litem is to make impartial recommendations to the court as to the best interests of the child, including but not limited to: (1) promoting the health, safety, and wellbeing of the child in the provision of services, placement, and permanency planning decisions. (2) promoting actions that protect the childs rights as listed in LCL 8.01.020, Declaration of Childrens Rights; and (3) maximizing the childs relationship with the childs family, extended family, and the tribal community at large. The Lummi Tribal Court may appoint Guardian ad Litems to advise as to the best interests of children or vulnerable adults in proceedings brought under other titles of the Lummi Code of Laws.

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