Job Opportunities

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

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
Learn more about the role of the CASA volunteer advocate.

Want to know more?

Have a specific question about CASA? Ask your questions in message field below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Or, to speak with a staff member directly call us at 800-626-0622.