Main Areas of Responsibility:
CASA is a Court Appointed Advocate for children in foster care. Our Advocate Coach's provide professional staff support to CASAs. The Advocate Coach's main responsibility is to monitor and address volunteer’s growth in skills and advocacy on cases, ensuring that children assigned to the CASA program receive appropriate advocacy services.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
You will assign, prepare, and distribute case documentation; maintain case files in office/Optima; attend court hearings as needed; process Judges Dockets; be available to advocate M-F; coach advocate through court report process; attend staff meetings; assist/attend with advocate events; provide office coverage as assigned; and other duties as may be assigned.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in human services and or lived experience; comfortable public speaking to a diverse group of people in a classroom and Zoom setting; knowledge of the Dependency Court and Child Welfare System; knowledge of the Court Appointment Special Advocacy program; familiarity with community resources; understanding of the dynamics of abuse and neglect; and must pass criminal background and reference checks.