Advocacy Supervisor

Employer: CASA River Region

CASA River Region
Advocacy Supervisor
Louisville, Kentucky

This job reports to the Advocacy Director.

This is a Full-Time position.

Overview
CASA of the River Region Advocacy Supervisors help recruit, train, and support volunteers working with children who have been abused and neglected.

Job Skills/Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Supervise up to 30 CASA volunteer advocates from training through case closing.
  • Assist in the development of training programs and training materials
  • Organize and conduct pre-service and in-service group training, as well as individual volunteer training.
  • Supervise, consult and assist CASA volunteers in the preparation of cases for court and other case work, ensuring court reports prepared by CASA volunteers are reviewed, typed, reproduced and delivered within the prescribed time to all relevant parties.
  • Keep case and volunteer files updated and complete in both online and in hardcopy formats, per National CASA standards. Ensure CASA volunteers maintain records of their case and submit monthly reports of their hours and activities.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner and other volunteer appreciation events or activities.
  • Evaluate the work of CASA volunteers to promote effectiveness, volunteer retention, and consistency with all CASA policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and submit accurate program reports, as requested.
  • Work with Development and Communication Team to develop content for volunteer recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator in the recruitment and screening of prospective volunteers, including pre-training interviews and outreach events.
  • Work with family court personnel (judges, attorneys, staff) to address the needs of children, often under stressful conditions.
  • Accompany volunteers on home visits.

Additional Information/Benefits

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Serve as representative of CASA to the Court, government agencies and other relevant service providers.
  • Prepare and submit articles and other content for the monthly volunteer newsletter and the volunteer webpage.
  • This description outlines the basic tasks and duties of the job. Advocacy Supervisors may be assigned additional tasks by the Advocacy Director or Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Four years of college or equivalent education.
  • B.A. Degree in Social Work, volunteer management or human services field preferred.
  • Experience training, monitoring and directing volunteers.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to establish successful working relationships with a work team and program partners.
  • Excellent organizational skills; detail-oriented.
  • Demonstrated clear and engaging written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in English.
  • Strong computer skills with emphasis on Word, Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Strong knowledge of client record keeping procedures and ability to use a complex data base system.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to occasionally work a flexible or non-standard work schedule.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Able to work with diverse populations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work under stress and in fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work under conditions, which require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending and stooping.
  • Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with a disability.

SALARY: $30,000
PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.
JOB POSTING LENGTH: 60 DAYS

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

Please apply here: http://www.louisvilleworks.com/JobSearchDetails.aspx?JobID=261177&frame=false.