Routt County Program Coordinator – Job Description
NWRM CASA recruits, trains and supports volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in Moffat, Routt and Grand Counties, and provides community education about child abuse and neglect.
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day activities of the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program. Primary duties include recruiting, screening and training CASA volunteers and ongoing case supervision. This individual will be responsible for providing assistance to volunteers to ensure all necessary data collection, documentation, and required reports related to the performance of duties as a CASA volunteer are completed in an accurate, thorough, and timely manner. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for community outreach, data collection and assisting with fundraising events. This position is primarily based in Routt County with some time in Moffat County when necessary for court coverage. Occasional weekend work.
Full Time: 36 hours per week, flexible schedule. Pay rate DOE.
HOW TO APPLY:
Complete all application components and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Cover letter, including the answer to the following question: “How would your experience help support our Advocates?”
- Job Application
- 3 professional references, including relationship, phone number, and email address.
AREAS OF DUTY:
- Volunteer Recruitment/Screening
- Actively engage in recruitment of volunteers
- Maintain a database of potential volunteers and completed applications
- Process applications and conduct volunteer interviews
- Volunteer Supervision
- Ensure all volunteers complete initial and ongoing in-service trainings as required by National CASA Standards
- Accept and review court referrals of cases and follow procedure to assign volunteers to cases
- Attend court hearings with and for volunteers
- Attend initial meetings with volunteers, meet with volunteers regularly, review and assist in editing court reports and ensure all court reports are filed in a timely manner
- Support the volunteer in making recommendations to the Court regarding the child’s best interests regarding placement, visitation and appropriate services for the child and family.
- Coordinate and lead monthly volunteer meetings
- Disseminate case logs and other data collection information
- Assist in providing ongoing training for volunteers
- Work in conjunction with Executive Director to incorporate new and upcoming trends in volunteer retention and supervision
- Community Involvement
- Assist in recruiting volunteers
- Provide support for fundraising committees
- Promote the program to the community via a variety of means (presentations, advertising, etc.)
- Attend community meetings if appropriate
- Creates and supports a positive team and work environment at all times.
- Serves as an ambassador of CASA and conveys CASA’s mission with passion to the community in a professional manner.
- Additional Duties
- Become familiar with CASA policies and procedures
- Assist in surveying stakeholders and outcomes measures
- Consult with a supervisor a minimum of twice per week
- Submit financial records
- Complete weekly work plans as needed
- Event planning and coordination of Routt County fundraising events
- Assist with other fundraising when needed
- Assist with social media
- Attend trainings as they become available-minimum of 2 annual trainings out of county
Education and Experience Required: Must be 21 years of age. BA degree in Human Services, Social Work or a related field; child welfare experience highly preferred and two years’ experience in youth-related work preferred; volunteer or employee management experience preferred; previous non-profit experience a plus; strong computer skills needed (Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)). Preference will be given to those with experience supervising volunteers/staff, working with non-profit organizations, or working with human services or the juvenile court system.
Other Desired Qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills; Reliable, responsible, professional demeanor; comfort in a courtroom setting; ability to work independently and unsupervised combined with the ability to be a team player; ability to take initiative in completing assigned projects with minimal supervision; ability to connect with people of varying backgrounds; must be able to maintain confidentiality; strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; self-starting; must pass background checks; must have the ability and willingness to perform local job related travel, must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA actively recruits, selects, and promotes qualified employees and volunteers broadly representative of the community served and administers its personnel practices without discrimination based upon age, gender, sexual orientation, gender variance, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, military status or religion.