Job Openings

CASA of the Tennessee Heartland is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

CASA Advocate/Development Coordinator for Anderson County

CASA Advocate/Development Coordinator

Anderson County Program

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

An Advocate/Development Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the program in
their county and supervising volunteers in accordance with CASA’s values,
policies and standards. The CASA Advocate/ Development Coordinator is the primary lead in the recruitment of CASA volunteer advocates with a focus on making strategic connections with civic minded businesses, organizations, faith groups, alumni associations, city and state employers and other small to large entities creating a channel of potential CASA volunteer advocates. Coordinators will report to the Executive Director.

 

SALARY: $25,000

QUALIFICATIONS:

Coordinators should have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Human Services, or Social Work related field or (4) years equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Demonstrate strong skills in public speaking, organization, collaboration, interpersonal relationships, trainings and small group facilitation.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Commitment to CASA’s goals and mission.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of the CASA volunteer.
  • Must complete CASA Advocate training within 6 months of hire.
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families in crisis relating to child abuse and neglect given preference.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Coordinators will report on a regular basis to the Program Director and/or the
Executive Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a member of the team at CASA of the Tennessee Heartland, Advocate/Development  Coordinators will share the responsibility to ensure that the CASA program is carried out in an efficient, thorough and responsible manner that reflects its mission, values, policies and standards. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Advocate Supervision:

  1. Review new cases and assign volunteers based on set criteria
  2. Maintain at least monthly contact with each assigned volunteer
  3. Provide supervision, assistance, and consultation for CASA volunteers
  4. Review/Edit monthly hearing reports of assigned CASA volunteers
  5. Conduct annual evaluations for assigned CASA volunteers

 

Case Management:

  1. Maintain a calendar of court dates and inform volunteers of dates in a timely manner
  2. Demonstrate ability to communicate with court staff, attorneys and case managers in a professional and respectful manner
  3. Appear for volunteers at court dates, hearings, and meetings when necessary
  4. Maintain accurate electronic and paper case files and records
  5. Consult and advise Executive Director of volunteer or case issues and concerns
  6. Provide Executive Director with monthly reports for grant reporting purposes

Program Activities:

  1. Attend workshops and conferences for professional development as appropriate
  2. Assist Program Staff and Board of Directors in planning special events
  3. Some out of town travel and evening and weekend work are required
  4. Plans and staffs events for recruiting volunteers
  5. Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

Qualified Applicants should submit resume to: mailto:director@casatnh.org

CASA provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees based on qualifications and abilities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected status.  This policy applies to recruitment and placement, promotion, training, transfer, retention, rate of pay and all other details and conditions of employment.

 

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