Employment Opportunities at CASA

Part-time Development Associate

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince Georges’ County seeks a part-time contractual Development Associate to provide support to Deputy Director in researching prospective funders and securing funding.

CASA’s grant portfolio currently includes grant funds from governments (local/state/federal), corporations, private foundations, and family foundations. Work will include grant proposal/application for renewals of some existing grants and the identification and proposal development for new sources of funding. CASA is seeking a grant writer with a proven track record in writing successful proposals from diverse funding sources. Minimum 2 years professional grant writing experience including foundation, corporate and government is required. Experience working with Prince George’s County, Maryland and/or DC Metro area funders preferred. Previous experience working within child welfare field is a plus.

The Consultant’s responsibilities will include:
1. Understanding and actively engaging in the successful implementation of the organization’s development plan
2. Assistance in annual renewal grant processes
3. Ongoing grant prospect research
4. Developing LOI’s and grant proposals
5. Consistent and clear communication with management about grant prospects, proposal and reporting requirements, and deadlines
6. Professional and confidential management of grant records, organizational documents and data.

Hours dedicated to the project will average about 10-20 hours per month, depending on the grant cycle.

Location: Successful candidate will be based near Riverdale, Maryland and able to attend in-person meetings. While a workstation will be made available, it is anticipated that much of the work can be done remotely.

Terms: This is a part-time, contractual position without benefits.

Hourly Rate: $50/hour (negotiable based on experience)

About CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/ Prince George’s County, Inc. is a volunteer-based organization that partners with the juvenile court to improve the lives of children living in foster care who have suffered from abuse and neglect. With a strong commitment to diversity, CASA/ Prince George’s County trains and supervises volunteers from the community who advocate for the best interest of children, recognizing and respecting each child’s individual needs. By providing a voice to children in the foster care system, it is our goal to help children and promote the timely placement of those we serve in safe, permanent homes.

CASA’s Board of Directors has committed to growing in the next five years to be able to serve every child in the County in need of a CASA volunteer. CASA also works to meet the shifting needs of the population we serve.

CASA is an EOE and is committed to maintaining a diverse organization.

To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: Kara Bundy, Deputy Director- kbundy@pgcasa.org