Work for CASA

Employment opportunities will be posted here as available.

Training Coordinator

Passaic County CASA for Children is seeking a full-time (40 hrs/week) or potentially part-time (30 hrs/week) Training Coordinator to develop and implement training programs for Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteers. The successful candidate will have a solid track record of developing and implementing training programs for adults, including face-to-face training and online training. Strong preference given to candidates with child welfare training experience. The Training Coordinator will work to assess training needs of volunteers, identify available training resources and develop training programs and events both for new and existing volunteers. The Coordinator will coordinate a minimum of six face-to-face training series per year for new volunteers, as well as monthly continuing education workshops, and online webinars.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL: Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: 4-year degree

Job Type: Full-time, potentially part-time

Job Location:

  • Wayne, NJ 07470
     

How to Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter specific to this position to resumes@passaiccountycasa.org. No phone calls please. EOE.

COVER LETTER REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED.


 

Advocacy Case Supervisor 

Passaic County CASA is celebrating its 10th Anniversary of providing high quality advocacy services to abused and neglected youth in the foster care system. We are committed to growing to serve every child. You have the opportunity to join this dynamic and powerful organization as a full time Advocacy Case Supervisor.

Job Description:

The Advocacy Case Supervisor manages CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers with the goal of ensuring that abused and neglected children in the foster care system receive effective advocacy and permanency planning. The Advocacy Case Supervisor is responsible for volunteer supervision and coordination of cases. Additionally, the Advocacy Case Supervisor will assist the Outreach Coordinator and training team with recruitment, screening, and training of community volunteers as needed.

Our staff is a tight knit team of highly driven individuals who are committed to the mission of the organization. Each team member is responsible for his or/her own responsibilities but also has ownership of the overall organizational success.

The next Advocacy Case Supervisor will work with a team of up to 30 volunteers and their cases to deliver high quality court appointed advocacy services to children in foster care. The successful applicant for this position will be experienced in the family court and/or child welfare system. The candidate will be highly detail oriented, tech saavy, and able to think quickly on their feet.

The position requires attending regular court hearings, accompanying volunteers on home visits as needed, and supporting volunteers with regular office hours. Regular, detailed case documentation is required to maintain compliance with standards. The Advocacy Case Coordinator is the point of contact for all child welfare stakeholders and the main support for the volunteer advocate. Successful candidates must be flexible to attend occasional evening and weekend trainings and organizational events.

Minimum Education Required: 4-year degree

Preferred Education: Masters/J.D. 

Required Experience:

  • Family Law: 2 years
  • Child Welfare: 3 years

How to Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter specific to this position. No phone calls please. Resumes@passaiccountycasa.org 

COVER LETTER REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year

Job Location:

  • Wayne, NJ 07470

AmeriCorps position

Service Activities/Responsibilities:

1.       Serve as an important ambassador of CASA for Children’s work to the community, donors, volunteers and supporters to ensure children continue to receive the support needed to thrive in their community.

2.       Under the direction of the Program Manager

  •  Coordinate the holiday gift collection and drive for children in foster care

  •  Coordinate the back to school collection for children in foster care

  •  Coordinate and serve as liaison for volunteer groups conducting outside collections to benefit CASA for children (schools, scout groups, religious organizations, businesses)

3.       Under the direction of the Program Manager

  • Support volunteer enrichment event activities

  • Coordinate volunteer reporting activities

  • Support volunteer retainment events and research

4.       Under the direction of the Executive Director

  • Conduct research for grant opportunities to support volunteer and child services

  • Assist with seasonal development needs including mailings or event preparation

Service Goals:

1.    Provide School supplies and holiday gifts for 300 children in foster care. 

2.    Research and draft 5-7 new grant opportunities

3.     Organize 2 Volunteer engagement sessions

Position Requirements/Qualifications

1.   Must be a highly effective communicator and able to transition between working with volunteers, donors and clients alike

2.   High levels of skills with Excel, Word, Powerpoint, design software and Internet skills

3.   Extremely detailed oriented 

4.   High level and energetic writing skills

5.   Demonstrated organizational planning and ability to plan multiple tasks simultaneously

6.   Commitment to the mission of CASA strongly desired

7.    Spanish bilingual a plus but not required

8.    A team player to work in a fast paced environment with conflicting priorities.

Training and Evaluation

1.    Attend meetings, in-service and training sessions identified by SPCDC AmeriCorps Program and the Passaic County CASA for Children.

2.    Attend National Days of Service, AmeriCorps week, and events sponsored by the Corporation for National & Community Service.

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Non-Profit Operations, Fundraising, Marketing and Social Media Internships Available (Unpaid)

Rolling Applications”

Passaic County CASA is looking for Fall, Spring, & Summer Interns. The internship will provide a valuable experience to those interested in moving on to work in the Child Welfare, Court Systems, and Non Profit sector. The hours are flexible to assist the student in his/her schedule. Internships are available with a focus in the areas of nonprofit management, child welfare practice, training and development, as well as social media and public relations. To find out more information or to apply for an internship, please contact
Gina Cetta at Gina@passaiccountycasa.org  or 973-832-4002.