Job Opportunities

Assistant Part-Time Staff Attorney

This is a part-time (20 hour a week) position. Reports directly to the Senior Staff Attorney and in her absence to the Chief Executive Officer.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Act as in-house counsel for CASA of NH staff and volunteers, to be available to address legal questions and concerns as they arise.
  • As needed provide initial and ongoing in-service training for staff and volunteers in all CASA offices on the legal process in Abuse/Neglect (RSA 169-C), Termination of Parental Rights (RSA 170-C) and Mediated Adoption (RSA 170-B: 14) proceedings.
  • Represent CASA-NH in court as needed, including filing motions and memos of law and addressing legal issues that arise in individual cases.
  • Accompany CASA-GALs to court if there are significant legal questions to be addressed.
  • Review and edit reports submitted to the court by CASA/GALs in Termination of Parental Rights proceedings.
  • Prepare CASA/GALs to testify as witnesses in Termination of Parental Rights proceedings and any other proceeding in which they are called as a witness.
  • Cultivates new and maintains current relationships with law firms for pro-bono support. On occasion and when requested by the CEO, attends various committee/task-force meetings.
  • Assist as needed the President/CEO with personnel and other management issues.

Qualifications:

  • Member of the New Hampshire BarAssociation
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience & knowledge regarding child protection cases.
  • Experience in training/facilitating/presenting.
  • Desire & ability to work with adult volunteers.

Requirements

  • Ability to travel in state CASA  to regional offices and various courts around the state
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Ability to work remotely
  • This is a grant funded position.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter to CASA CEO and President Marty Sink at m_sink@casanh.org or via mail to 
CASA of NH
Attn: Marty Sink
PO Box 1327
Manchester, NH 03105

AmeriCorps VISTA — Communications Assistant

CASA of New Hampshire, through the AmeriCorps VISTA program, is seeking a Communications Assistant to help develop and implement marketing and communications campaigns aimed at recruiting new volunteers and spreading awareness of CASA’s mission. This is a yearlong,  40-hour-a-week position to facilitated through AmeriCorps. Visit the My AmeriCorps website for a full job description and more information about AmeriCorps and how to apply.

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