Careers

Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for CASA. We are dedicated to providing a voice for abused and neglected children. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings or upload your resume and tell us your interests. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

Positions Available

  • Key Responsibilities include:

    Overseeing the day to day operations of the organization
    Hiring and supervising 4 full time staff members
    Managing all expenses and maintaining the budget
    Provide regular fiscal updates to the Board of Directors and Finance Committee
    Writing and managing grants including local and federal dollars
    Implement and monitor strategic plan
    Create and maintain strong relationships with collaborative partners
    Assist board of directors in fundraising activities including special events, business donors, and individual donors
    Ensure board of directors are fully informed of the condition of the organization and any factors that impact and/or influence it
    Ensure compliance with both the Nebraska CASA Association and the National CASA Association
    Attend all board meetings and board committee meetings
    Education and Experience Required:

    Bachelor’s degree
    At least 3 years of nonprofit leadership experience
    Proven grant writing experience
    Strong public speaking skills
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Quickbooks
    To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to the Executive Director Search committee at execsearch@heartlandcasa.org

  • Plains West CASA Executive Director

    JOB TITLE: Executive Director
    REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Board of Directors
    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    To head the professional recruitment of CASA volunteers and support, through the Volunteer Coordinator, ensuring that children involved with CASA receive sound advocacy and early permanency planning. As well as the overall management of the agency and its operations by overseeing resource development, community and public relations, program planning, personnel management, fiscal management and serving as a liaison to the board of directors.

    OVERALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Hire, supervise, and support employees: (10% of time in this area)
    Meet weekly with employees to determine and discuss any problems involving volunteers including recruitment, training, screening and supervision.
    Coordinate and work with employees to:
    Recruit, screen, interview, and train new volunteers
    Organize and prepare for in-service training
    Attend conferences, seminars, meetings and other training related to CASA
    Prepare yearly performance evaluations
    Resource development (40% of time in this area)
    Research and prepare grant proposals and other funding applications approved by the Board of Directors
    Develop and maintain a donor base for both monetary and non-monetary resources
    Develop and maintain a donor tracking system
    Work with the board in all fundraising events or activities
    Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with foundations and corporations
    Meet all grant deadlines
    Stay well connected with State and National CASA programs
    Communications (40% of time in this area)
    Ensure that the board is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.
    Publicize all organizational activities in media
    Establish relationships with other community organizations to include any and all child advocacy groups
    Represent CASA through public speaking arrangements
    Create a newsletter to volunteers, donors and for outreach and educational purposes
    Overall Agency management (10% of time in this area)
    Ensure that agency operations comply with established policies and procedures
    Ensure agency compliance with National and Nebraska CASA programs through conferences and meetings
    Attend all board meetings
    Oversee implementation of all Board directives, policies and procedures
    Keep board apprised of agency operations, changes and problems
    Effectively manage day-to-day fiscal operations
    Assist in developing agency annual budget
    Develop Funding Sources

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    Bachelor’s Degree in social service-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    The ability to communicate with, supervise and empower volunteers to be effective.
    Public speaking experience
    Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families in crisis relating to child abuse and neglect.
    Various fiscal administration skills including management and planning.

    To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, contact information of three professional references to director@plainswestcasa.org with a subject line of Executive Director.

PROUD MEMBER OF:

  • Community Services Fund of Nebraska
    Community Services Fund of Nebraska
  • Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
    Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
  • National CASA Association Member
    National CASA Association Member

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