Child Welfare Case Supervisor
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/ Prince George’s County is recruiting a full-time Child Welfare Case Supervisor to train and supervise the work of volunteers advocating for the best interest of abused and neglected children living in foster care. Applicants should have a strong background in working with teenagers who are transitioning to adulthood, working with special needs children and young adults and/or strengthening families experiencing trauma or disruption.
Incumbent will screen potential volunteers, facilitate training and support the volunteers’ day-to-day work including collaboration with the Department of Social Services, the Juvenile Courts, Legal Aid and community resource providers. Incumbent will also assist volunteers and youth in creating transition to adulthood plans that will then be implemented by the youth and the team.
A bachelors or advanced degree in human services or law is required. Two years experience in child welfare field is required. Previous experience in case management, youth development, volunteer coordination, supervision or training is desired. Incumbent will be a motivated self-starter who desires to be part of a dynamic, growing organization and wishes to contribute to its success.
Position requires prior child welfare experience, writing and editing skills, organizational skills, ability to multi-task and respond to competing priorities, willingness to travel within the county and the ability to work flexible hours. Some remote work continues to be possible due to COVID restrictions. CASA has a flexible telework policy and the incumbent will have a private office to facilitate safe working conditions when in-person work is the expectation. The incumbent is expected to live in the area or be willing to relocate prior to starting the position.
Preference will be given to candidates who can communicate fluently in oral and written Spanish in order to communicate with youth and families for whom English is not a first language.
Reports to: Program Manager
Salary Range: $52,000-53,200
Benefits: CASA offers competitive benefits including generous annual and sick leave, health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. CASA also offers a tax deferred retirement plan. Flexible work schedule including partial telework is available. CASA leadership encourages a healthy work/life balance.
How to Apply: Send resume and brief narrative answering the following questions- How do you feel the combination of your experience and education have prepared you for this role? What interests you in this organization and mission? to firstname.lastname@example.org
All current staff and new hires are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.
Join a diverse team of passionate professionals who leverage a wide range of skills to produce the best possible outcomes for the children we serve, who are living in foster care due to abuse and neglect. CASA has an essential mission but also values work-life balance and fosters a casual, collegial atmosphere. CASA is in a growth phase and is committed to further diversifying our staff, Board of Directors and volunteer pool to ensure that we reflect the community we serve.
CASA is an EOE and is committed to maintaining a diverse organization.