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.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Plains West CASA Executive Director
JOB TITLE: Executive Director
REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Board of Directors
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 email@example.com with a subject line of Executive Director.