Lummi Nation Job Center:
Guardian ad Litem (GAL)

Job Details

Job Title
Guardian ad Litem (GAL)
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(Until Filled Not Entered)
Job Summary
This position requires specialized guardian ad litem training. The job of the guardian ad litem is to conduct investigations and 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 child’s rights as listed in LCL 8.01.020, “Declaration of Children’s Rights”; and (3) maximizing the child’s relationship with the child’s family, extended family, and the tribal community at large. The Lummi Tribal Court may appoint a guardian ad litem 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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