Advocacy Supervisor

CASA of Oklahoma County, Inc.
Published
August 9, 2019
Location
Oklahoma City, OK
Category
Job Type

Description

Position Description:

  • Volunteer Advocate Supervision and Coaching
    • Supervise activities of Volunteer Advocates and perform duties temporarily when
      Volunteer Advocate is unable to do so
    • Coordinate and supervise casework responsibilities, including
      • Family and child contacts
      • Professional contacts
      • Support services
      • Linkage to community resources
      • Assistance with court report preparation and timely submission
      • Appearance at court hearings
      • Appearance at other case related meetings
      • Maintenance of case records
    • Attend and assist in Volunteer Advocate training as requested
    • Assist in the timely submission and review of each volunteer advocate’s case
      activity monthly logs
    • Evaluate each volunteer advocate’s case activity and performance
  • Case Management
    • Maintain knowledge of child placement options, levels of care, and DHS policies
      and procedures
    • Attend all court hearings and other case related meetings with the Volunteer
      Advocate. In the event the Volunteer Advocate is unable to attend, attend all
      meetings in their place and provide representation of the GAL role
    • Provide timely accurate reports for submission to the court and to other parties on
      the case
    • Provide notifications of meetings and court hearings to the Volunteer Advocate
    • Maintain up-to-date case files, including progress notes, reports, motions, and
      correspondence
    • Maintain and enter all case and Volunteer Advocate data in CASA’s database to
      ensure accurate funding and statistical reporting by required due dates as listed in the Advocacy Supervision Handbook
    • Complete all volunteer contact logs, notification of victim’s compensation benefits,
      and other case related documentation on a timely basis as outlined in the CASA Advocacy Supervision Handbook
    • Promote and maintain congenial relationships with other professionals

Position Requirements:

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field is required
  • Minimum experience
    • Prior experience with the supervision or coordination of volunteers preferred
    • Prior experience in the provision of case management or advocacy services with children required
    • Prior volunteer experience required
    • Demonstrated integrity, honesty and ethical conduct
    • Demonstrated passion for CASA’s mission
    • Clear criminal background is required
  • Critical areas of qualifications include the following:
    • Proven leadership ability
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Persistent and diplomatic in encouraging volunteer motivation and case advocacy
    • Self-starter with minimal guidance required
    • Highly organized
    • Ability to coach and empower a diversity of individuals
    • Able to work collaboratively in a team environment

Position Reports to:

Advocacy Team Leader

To Apply for this Job:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Jennie Hill, Executive Director at jhill@casaofokco.org by 5pm on August 22nd.
No phone calls please. CASA of Oklahoma County is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about CASA of Oklahoma County, please visit www.okcountycasa.org

Application Deadline:

Thursday, August 22, 2019

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