330 Twin Dolphin Drive
Do you have a passion for helping children achieve their full potential and an interest in working for a growth-minded organization filled with equally passionate directors, staff, volunteers, and donors?
Court Appointed Special Advocates of San Mateo County (CASA) is a non-profit organization that strives to ensure that all abused and neglected children have a consistent and caring adult who speaks on their behalf and helps them reach their full potential. CASA recruits, trains, and provides ongoing support to community volunteers serving as officers of the court, who work with the most vulnerable children in San Mateo County. CASA works with judges, attorneys, social workers, teachers, and others, to advocate for improvements in the foster care system to benefit neglected and delinquent children and to create positive change in their lives. CASA’s offices are in the Sobrato Center in Redwood City, CA - http://www.casaofsanmateo.org.
The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all recruiting and community outreach activities for CASA of San Mateo County. The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator develops an active and on-going recruitment plan for new volunteers. The position will require evening and weekend work as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Develop and implement recruitment activities for potential CASA volunteers
· Prepare an annual recruitment plan, coordinated with the Program Director and Executive Director.
· Maintain and expand CASA’s presence on social media
· Maintain statistics on CASA Volunteer recruitment efforts
· Develop recruitment strategies for attracting male, African-American, and Hispanic/Latino volunteers
· Create annual calendar for orientations/information sessions, in coordination with the training schedule
· Deliver 25-30 1-hour long Orientation sessions annually
· Prepare and submit recruitment posters and ad copy for scheduled media per communications plan
· Maintain personal approaches to enhance volunteer retention; e.g. birthday card, special recognition
· Work with fundraising staff to maintain consistency of messaging in outreach efforts
· Other duties as required
· BA/BS degree required
· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds
· Ability to excite and motivate people about the work of CASA of San Mateo County
· Experience and comfort with presenting information to small and large groups
· Available for flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends for recruitment activities.
· Respectful of all people regardless of socioeconomic background, culture, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or gender
· Ability to assess needs and chart a course to accomplish relevant goals
· Strong time management skills
· Ability to adapt and respond to different group dynamics in a professional and timely manner
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Motivate and encourage prospective volunteers
· Explain clearly and concisely the mission and expectations that CASA has for its volunteers
· Adapt to a changing environment with the ability to respond to and manage crisis with calm, mindful approach
· Must possess strong computer skills (MS Office) and ability to learn new software as needed
· Knowledge of San Mateo County
· Previous experience working with volunteers
· Knowledge and understanding of child abuse and neglect, families in crisis, and other social services skills
· Biliterate (English/Spanish) preferred
Compensation and Benefits
CASA is offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Compensation will be based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please send your resume along with a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CASA of San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability (physical and mental, includes HIV and AIDS), genetic identity, gender, gender expression, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions) sexual orientation, or request for FMLA.