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  • Advocate Supervisor

    CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has an opening for the position of Advocate Supervisor in Tazewell County. This full-time, exempt, staff member manages volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) working with abused and neglected children within the Tenth Judicial Circuit's Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Court System.
    DUTIES: Management of volunteer advocates working with abused and neglected children. Help develop case plans and on-going strategies for advocacy. Review, file and distribute court reports. Attend court hearings and agency case staffing. Maintain case files, track volunteer status and child outcomes. Assist in recruiting, screening, interviewing and training of new volunteers. Facilitate assignments of advocate volunteers and distribute documentation. Conduct in-service trainings, assist with volunteer appreciation procedures and assist with organizational events.
    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor's degree in social service - related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to communicate, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles
    • Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
    • Experience with volunteers given preference
    • Able to work evenings and Saturdays during training
    • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics, within families in crises, relating to child abuse and neglect given preference
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail and deadlines
    • Commitment to CASA's goals and mission.
    BENEFITS:
    • Being a part of our organization offers employees the following benefits:
    • Higher purpose by offering social service leadership, hope and kindness to the children we serve
    • Add value to the community in which we work and live
    • Opportunity for personal growth and development
    • Group health insurance benefits
    • Vacation package
    • Rich and diverse workplace
    If you are interested in this opportunity, apply online through https://www.indeedjobs.com/casa-of-peoria-county/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLsKhmt5T2XHWJy3nM2d7jtE or email your resume to casa@peoriacounty.org

    CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit is deeply committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all of its employees. This commitment means CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit actively seeks and employs qualified persons in all job classifications, and administers all personnel actions affecting employees without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation or any other classes protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, retention and training, as well as to all other privileges, personnel programs, policies, procedures and terms and conditions of employment. CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit does not tolerate discrimination against applicants for employment or employees.

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