Job Opportunities

CASA of New Hampshire Program Manager

Basic Function:

The Program Manager coaches and supports Peer Coordinators and CASA Guardian ad Litem Advocates to oversee and implement the direct service of the CASA program.

Reports To:

Program Director or the President/CEO

Supervises:

CASA Guardian ad Litem Advocates and Peer Coordinator volunteers

Major Duties & Responsibilities: (under minimum guidelines established by the Board of Directors)

Responsibilities to the program

  • Assists in recruitment of advocates & Peer Coordinators
  • Assists in interviewing & screening Advocate applicants & Peer Coordinators
  • Assists in training of Advocates & Peer Coordinators
  • Ensures all court case data and files are accurate and up to date
  • Acts as liaison to court personnel, Division of Children Youth & Families (DCYF) and other strategic partners
  • Identifies with Program Director a specialty interest to pursue to support the CASA program
  • Coordinates and participates in volunteer support groups & in-service trainings
  • Attends volunteer recognition events for CASA GAL Advocates
  • Attends CASA functions and fundraisers when necessary
  • Adheres to all policy, protocol, and  procedures adopted by CASA of NH

Responsibilities to the CASA/GAL Advocates

  • Ensures all CASA GAL Advocates adhere to all New Hampshire program standards, National CASA standards and NH Guardian ad Litem board court rules
  • Responsible for  matching cases to appropriate volunteer, according to the needs of the case & special skills or knowledge of the volunteers
  • Remains available to assigned volunteers for individual coaching & support on, no less than, a monthly basis.
  • Maintains up-to-date monthly supervision data in CASA data base
  • Reports all monthly supervision data quarterly or, on an as needed basis, to a Program Director
  • Ensures that all court reports prepared by CASA/GAL Advocates are typed, edited, reproduced & delivered within the statutory time frames to the court and all relevant parties.
  • Coordinated case coverage during absence of volunteer or during process of assignment or reassignment.
  • Helps to ensure confidentiality
  • Conducts performance evaluations of assigned volunteers 

Responsibilities to the Peer Coordinator (volunteer)

  • Provide coaching and support to assigned Peer Coordinators and oversee their work on their ongoing CASA cases.
  • Meet with Peer Coordinator to review cases for CASA Advocates
  • Provide coaching, support and motivation as necessary to maintain and enhance the support CASA Advocates receive.
  • Meet bi-weekly with Peer Coordinator to determine and discuss CASA Advocate & their cases
  • Review CASA cases with Peer Coordinator quarterly or more frequently as needed
  • Conduct 60-day and annual Support Reviews for Peer Coordinators
  • Notify Peer Coordinators of conferences, seminars and meetings as appropriate
  • Support your Peer Coordinators by attending the volunteer appreciation events.
  • Consult with Program Director regarding CASA Advocate or Peer Coordinator performance concerns                                                                                              

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience supervising staff and/or volunteers
  • Ability to conduct trainings
  • Excellent oral & written skills
  • Knowledge of juvenile court/child welfare system
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Please submit your resume and cover letter, by Friday, April 29, to Marcia Sink, CASA of NH CEO and President, via email at m_sink@casanh.org or mail to:

CASA of NH
Attn. Marcia Sink
PO Box 1327
Manchester, NH 03105

CASA of NH North Country Community Outreach Coordinator

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire is a statewide nonprofit organization that strives to protect the rights of our state’s most vulnerable children to live, learn and grow in the embrace of a loving family. We recruit, train and support volunteers from communities statewide who serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in our juvenile court and foster care system.  CASA of New Hampshire is seeking qualified candidates for its North Country Community Outreach Coordinator. This is a full-time, 30- to 40-hour per week position with time split primarily between regional offices in Berlin and Colebrook.

Basic Functions:

Primary responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Public awareness and marketing of CASA
  • Recruitment and screening of volunteer advocates

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, implements and oversees public awareness and marketing efforts in northern regions of New Hampshire.
  • Strategically develops effective tools to generate volunteer interest and financial relationships in communities throughout the North Country.
  • Cultivates and maintains strong working relationships with varied media outlets in Northern New Hampshire.
  • Assists in the ongoing development and implementation of CASA’s volunteer recruitment plan.
  • Maintains relevant and accurate data.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Familiarity with the northern New Hampshire and/or prior experience working in rural communities.
  • Self-directed
  • Understanding of, and experience with, adult volunteer population
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Social media skills & experience

Education & Experience:

  • Marketing & public relations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Marcia Sink, CASA of NH CEO and President, via email at m_sink@casanh.org or mail to:

CASA of NH
Attn. Marcia Sink
PO Box 1327
Manchester, NH 03105

 

Volunteer opportunities:

If you are interested in becoming a CASA volunteer advocate, we are accepting applications online. You can also download and print a paper application and mail it to:

Diane Valladares, CASA of NH, Inc.,
P.O. Box 1327
Manchester, NH 03105-1327