CASA OF YELLOWSTONE COUNTY
To advocate for a safe and permanent home for abused and neglected children in Yellowstone County.
To provide a highly trained volunteer Advocate for every abused and neglected child in the Yellowstone County court and foster care systems.
Boldness, Cultural Awareness, Engagement, Professionalism, Teamwork/Collaboration, Transparency
PROGRAM COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION
The Program Coordinator provides supervision and support to CASA volunteer Advocates. The Program Coordinator ensures that children involved with CASA receive sound advocacy and early permanency planning. The Program Coordinator is hired by the Program Director and reports directly to the Program Director who is responsible for his/her performance evaluation.
REPORTS TO: Program Director.
SALARY RANGE: full time position, non-exempt, hourly, starting range is $15-$16/hour depending on education and experience.
Bachelor’s degree in human services related field or 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
Understanding of child abuse and neglect, families in crisis, and child development
Knowledge of court appointed special advocacy and other social service skills preferred.
Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Must complete CASA Advocate training within six months of hire.
Background check will be conducted.
DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:
(Some Duties will be performed as a team working cooperatively with other staff.) 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 and hearing reports of assigned CASA volunteers
5. Conduct annual evaluations for assigned CASA volunteers
1. Maintain a calendar of court dates and inform volunteers of dates in a timely manner
2. Appear for volunteers at court dates, hearings, and meetings when necessary
3. Maintain accurate electronic and paper case files and records.
4. Consult and advise Program Director of volunteer or case issues and concerns.
1. Attend workshops and conferences for professional development as appropriate.
2. Provide office coverage as needed.
3. Some out of town travel and evening and weekend work are required.
4. Other duties as assigned by the Program Director
In order to apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and application to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
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, gender, gender identity 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.