Are you interested in a challenging and rewarding opportunity where you can truly make a difference in the lives of children.
Children’s Trust is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. Our agency maintains a drug-free workplace.
November 20, 2020 Job Opening
CASA Program Supervisor
Effective management of CASA volunteers, coordinating with court and case related professionals, assisting the CASA Program Director with assigned duties, particularly those relating to volunteer recruitment, screening, and training. A degree or equivalent experience in child welfare, counseling, juvenile justice or law. This is a 20 hour per week grant funded position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
- Screen volunteer applications and conduct interviews to determine suitability of the applicant for the CASA program.
- Supervise volunteer CASA advocates assigned to court referred cases of abuse and neglect.
- Attend staffing and home visits with assigned volunteers as necessary.
- Monitor volunteer case activities to ensure appropriate, timely, and professional volunteer practice.
- Review, edit and submit timely, accurate and appropriate court reports.
- Attend court hearings with volunteers.
- Enter required information and data into CASA data base close cases according to policy.
- Insure accurate and timely monthly activity and tracking forms are submitted by volunteers.
- Prepare, arrange and complete annual evaluation of assigned volunteers.
- Participate in best stakeholder’s practices meetings in collaboration with judges, DSS, CSU, GALs, police, counselors, and service agencies.
- Attend conferences and training for professional development.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
A degree or equivalent experience in child welfare, counseling, juvenile justice or law. Must possess the ability to communicate with, supervise, and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles. Experience with volunteers is preferred. Persons having prior CASA experience as a volunteer or staff member will be given preference. Must also have the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with different types of personalities. Other qualifications include knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families in crisis relating to child abuse and neglect, excellent writing skills, basic computer knowledge including and a commitment to CASA’s mission, goals and standards. Must be able to pass a criminal and child welfare background check. Must have a valid operator’s license and reliable transportation.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the function.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
- Frequently required to sit; occasionally required to stand and walk.
- Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
- Frequently required to talk or hear.
- Occasionally required to bend, twist, or climb.
- Moderate concentration/intensity, which includes prolonged mental effort with limited opportunity for breaks.
- Average memory, taking into consideration the amount and type of information.
- Moderate level of complexity for decision making. Average time pressure of decision making.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle and willing to use personal vehicle for work-related reimbursable travel. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License.
Children’ Trust provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.