Seventh Circuit CASA Now Hiring Volunteer CoordinatorPosted: January 2, 2019
The Seventh Circuit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is currently looking for a full-time Volunteer Coordinator. The position is 35 hours a week and offers benefits.
Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Human Services, Social Work or related field or two years of related work experience desired. Organizational, computer and leadership skills; initiative and a willingness to work with people required. Must exhibit sound judgment, a professional attitude, and excellent verbal and written skills. Must have a desire to create effective long-term strategies to enhance the capacity of advocating and the CASA effort. Must be willing to work varied hours.
– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
– Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
– Successful completion of criminal background investigation and Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check.
Job Responsibilities include:
Case Management/Volunteer Supervision
- Supervise up to 30 volunteers in Pennington, Custer and Fall River Counties.
- Finalize volunteer applicant screening process after swearing in.
- Conduct interview on volunteer applicant.
- Research volunteer preferences for case assignment.
- Prepare Orders of Appointment/Release for court.
- Notify all parties of CASA assignment.
- Mail/e-mail all notices and correspondence to the CASA.
- Maintain a file for each CASA volunteer and case assigned.
- Inform CASA volunteers of all hearings concerning their case.
- Maintain monthly contact with active volunteers/quarterly contact with inactive volunteers.
- Assist volunteer with preparation of court reports and distribute to attorneys, DSS and Judge.
- Accompany volunteer to court hearings, staffing, and other case related activities as deemed necessary or go in their place if they are absent.
- Maintain positive working relationship with DSS, Attorneys, Foster Parents, Parents, Kinship providers, and any other necessary parties.
- Attend court hearings when necessary.
- Enter information and maintain cases that are assigned/unassigned in CASA Manager.
- Monitor and ensure records are updated on unassigned cases until assignment of an advocate.
- Ensure in-service hours are documented and recorded in CASA Manager.
- Enter petitions after attendance of temporary custody hearings.
- Assist with planning and scheduling volunteer training classes.
- Assist with recruiting instructors for volunteer training classes.
- Facilitate and instruct classes as required.
- Ensure potential volunteers complete all initial volunteer training aspects required by the National CASA Standards.
- Assist with monthly volunteer in-service.
- Speak at PRIDE training when scheduled.
- Recruit and train volunteers as needed to take notes in court.
- Responsible for management and supervision of Custer County and Fall River County cases.
- Meet with Southern Hills States Attorneys, DSS staff, and County Court staff as needed.
- Assist with recruitment of new volunteers.
- Assist with special events as deemed necessary.
- Assist with administrative duties when necessary.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.
For more information, please contact Kehala Two Bulls at 605.394.2203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.