Foster Youth Advocate Supervisor

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $50,000

Published

08/31/2018

Application Deadline

09/21/2018

Address

2151 Salvio Street, Suite 295
Concord
CA
94520
United States

Description

Position Summary


The Case Coordinator screens, supervises and supports CASA volunteers and oversees the management of cases referred for and/or assigned to CASA volunteers. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in the interviewing, screening and training of prospective CASA volunteers
  • Maintain waitlist of children referred for CASA volunteers with current case information
  • Guide CASA volunteers through the case selection process
  • Prepare court orders and assign new cases to CASA volunteers
  • Coordinate and facilitate case review
  • Review and edit CASA court reports in collaboration with the CASA volunteer and approve prior to distribution
  • Supervise, support, advise and coach Team Leaders and CASA volunteers with an adherence to CASA policy and procedures and in alignment with the program’s mission
  • Participate in quarterly Team Leader Meetings
  • Oversee collection of monthly paperwork and 60-Day Reviews from Team Leaders
  • Complete 60-Day Reviews
  • Collaborate on volunteer recognition and retention practices
  • Identify and recommend relevant topics and opportunities for continuing education
  • Track and communicate CASA volunteer continuing education requirements
  • Document volunteer and case information in database
  • Maintain volunteer and case files in accordance with National CASA standards
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal legal mandates as well as National CASA Association and California CASA Association standards


Qualifications and Requirements

  • BA/BS degree
  • Experience in the fields of child welfare, child development, juvenile justice or social services
  • Experience working with volunteers is preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks and projects in order to meet mandated deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to offer critical analysis in conjunction with an empathic response
  • Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, volunteers and stakeholders
  • Knowledge and application of self-care and stress management practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and ability and willingness to learn new software as needed
  • Must be respectful of all people regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic background, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability
  • Criminal justice fingerprint clearance (Federal, State, CACI)

Benefits

Medical, retirement.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Submit resume AND cover letter in PDF only to career@cccocasa.org. Resumes not accompanied by a cover letter may not be considered.


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