EMPLOYMENT

Heart of Colorado CASA is searching for the next member of our team!!

Please read this entire posting before applying.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

HEART OF COLORADO CASA OFFICE, Canon City

 

Job Description

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The Program Director is responsible for supervising Lead and Case Supervisory positions and any other subordinate positions as assigned by the Executive Director.  The Program Director is also responsible for the recruitment, screening, training and supervision of CASA Volunteers as necessary and is also responsible for the local public relations and marketing of the program in the assigned Judicial District.  The Program Director is also responsible for working with the Fundraising or local advisory committees on local fundraising efforts and grants that help support the program.

 

Classification: Exempt Employee

Annual Salary Range: $33,000 to $36,000, 32 hours per week.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimum Qualifications:

    • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

    • Have no felony convictions or be on the ColoradoTRAILS database for Child Protection or the Colorado Bureau of Investigation or any other abuse registries.

    • Bachelor's degree in human services, business, marketing or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Demonstrate a history of successful grant writing and fundraising experience.

    • Understand donor relations and maintaining cooperative relationships. 

    • Must have two years prior supervisory experience of employees or volunteers.

    • Familiarity with the community resources.

    • The ability to communicate with, supervise and empower staff and volunteers to be effective in their roles.

    • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.

    • Knowledge and understanding of issues and dynamics within families in crisis relating to child abuse and neglect as well as knowledge of Dependency and Neglect court actions and Child Welfare laws.

    • Public speaking/writing skills and strong interpersonal skills.

    • Ability to manage and prioritize a large workload and work quickly and accurately with few mistakes.

    • Must have reliable transportation to attend out-of-town meetings as well as in-town meetings and home visits with a valid license and insurance.

    • Job duties, at times, may require flexible work hours outside of regular business hours or scheduled work hours.

    • Basic knowledge of Windows Operating System.

    • A commitment to CASA's goals and mission.

 

  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in human services, business, marketing or related field.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

The Program Director is hired by the Executive Director of the program and the Program Director reports directly to the Executive Director who is responsible for his/her performance evaluations.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Complete CASA training and office training.

  • Attend Fund Development/Advisory Board Meetings as scheduled by the Fund Development/Advisory Committee.

  • Participate in the hiring, employment reviews, discipline, and termination of assigned staff in consultation with the Executive Director.

  • Coordinate and train assigned incoming employees regarding policies and procedures necessary to fulfill job duties.

  • Coordinate the caseloads of assigned staff to ensure CASA of Pueblo ratio compliance for number of volunteers assigned to a single staff member.

  • Regularly meet with assigned staff to process, mentor and problem solve issues regarding case or volunteer issues.

  • Provide or arrange coverage for assigned staff in the event of any absences including the submission of any reports or other paperwork deadlines that must be met during such absence.

  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and Fund Development Committee establish fundraising efforts through the cultivation of individual donors, corporate supporters, faith communities and foundations in order to develop a broad fundraising base.

  • Proactively manage grant applications in coordination with the Executive Director.  Seek new avenues for grants on an ongoing basis.

  • Assist the Fund Development Committee/Advisory Board and Executive Director with special events.

  • In coordination with the Executive Director and Development Director, create effective and relevant social media material and posts that are geared towards volunteer recruitment, donor cultivation and monetary or in-kind contributions.

  • Correspond with donors, liaisons, supporting churches, organizations, businesses, etc., through newsletters, direct mailings, and email. 

  • Closely track and administer the donor database for the office as applicable. 

  • Represent the agency at community events and advocacy efforts as needed. 

  • Attend all required meetings and special events.

  • Participate in performance evaluations of this position as directed by the Executive Director.

  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or the Chairman of the Board.

INSTRUCTIONS (Please Review Carefully)

To apply, please download the employment application and return it along with a cover letter and updated resume/vita to:

Mr. Zane Grant, LCSW

Executive Director

CASA of Pueblo

130 W. Abriendo Ave.

Pueblo, CO  81004

Hand-delivered applications will not be considered; please mail your materials.  Questions are welcome via email to zane@casaofpueblo.org

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Applicants will be contacted via email if selected for an interview.