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CASA For Kids is Hiring for Advocacy Supervisor Postition

This is a full-time position. To apply, email a cover letter indicating the position you are applying for, resume, three references and salary requirements to nicky@casaforkidsnky.org.  Please do not contact the office in regards to the position. This position does not offer health insurance, but does offer an IRA program along with paid vacation and PTO time. 

 

Description:

The Advocacy Supervisor will provide professional staff support to the CASA Director and volunteers in the following areas:

  • Supervise a caseload of volunteers (could be up to 30 volunteers). This would include but not limited to the following duties:

    • Supervise, consult & assist CASAs in the preparation of cases for court and for their provision of ongoing advocacy services.

    • Attend home visits or other facilities with volunteers when needed.

    • Assure reports prepared by CASA volunteers are reviewed, professionally written, typed, reproduced and delivered within the prescribed time to all relevant parties involved.

    • Assure the maintenance of case files and volunteer reports.

    • Enter volunteer, children, and court information and statistical information into database system.

    • Make a minimum of monthly personal contact with each assigned volunteer, but more time may be needed in accordance with the volunteer, case and/or staff.

    • Ensure that case files are returned, and closure forms are completed at the close of each case.

    • Conduct exit interviews with volunteers leaving the program.

    • Assist in matching volunteers with cases.

    •  Share the responsibility of Family DNA court coverage on the assigned week or at the discretion of the Director. 

  • Assist program and Director with the following:

    • Assist in areas of recruitment, training, volunteer supervision, case management and general office duties.

    • Assist with preparation and participation in special events, fundraising, and other development activities as needed to represent the program.

    • Assist in organizing, facilitating, and conducting pre-service and continuing education trainings for volunteers. 

    • Assist in the development of training programs and training materials as needed.

    • Assist with yearly survey forms for volunteers, partners, and children served.

    • Assist in volunteer appreciation events.

    • Assist in screening and interviewing new volunteers.

    • Ensure that the standards for the National CASA Association and the Kentucky CASA Network are met. 

    • Assist with any other reasonable duties assigned by the Director. 

Conditions of Employment: 

Schedule includes regular office hours and some evening hours, which will be required in order to provide support and training for CASA volunteers in training or for ongoing in-service training and supervision. There also may be some weekend work for fundraisers or home visits when necessary. This is a full-time position that may require working outside of the office and taking calls when necessary from the volunteers on the caseload. Must have daily transportation in order to attend meetings, court, facilitate home visits and represent CASA at other functions. The position will cover supervision of volunteers in Kenton, Campbell, and Pendleton Counties and travel to all three counties is required. All new hires will also complete the National CASA’s pre-service training. 

Qualifications: 

The Advocacy Supervisor shall have the following education, skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required in a Human Services related field such as Social Work, Education, Psychology, Counseling or criminal justice.

  • Experience working with children or in a child welfare setting is preferred.

  • The ability to communicate, train, and support volunteers to be effective advocates.

  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.

  • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families relating to child abuse and neglect.

  •  Public speaking experience is helpful.

  •  Must be able to pass several national, state and local background checks.

  • Commitment to CASA’s mission and vision.