Current positions available with Maryland CASA Association and local CASA programs are listed below:
Maryland CASA Association: Program Specialist
Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association is seeking an experienced child welfare professional for an exciting new full-time position. The Program Specialist will develop and implement a process to monitor and ensure compliance with state and national standards and promote high quality performance among affiliated CASA programs. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field; advanced degree preferred. Candidate must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and case management/data collection software; must be highly skilled in collecting and analyzing data and writing reports; must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Minimum of 1-3 years of child welfare experience; experience developing and/or implementing program monitoring/quality assurance program preferred. Position is based in Towson, MD office and involves some statewide travel (may include overnight stay). Salary for this position is in the low to mid $50k’s.
CASA of Southern Maryland: Senior Peer Coordinator
The Center for Children, Southern Maryland’s largest mental health provider is seeking an experienced Senior Peer Coordinator for its Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program. Under the supervision of the program manager, the senior peer coordinator shall be responsible for the oversight, guidance, and support of the work conducted by the volunteer force of peer coordinators and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in the tri-county area of St. Mary’s, Calvert and Charles.
A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in the social sciences. Applicant must have previous experience working with volunteers and knowledge and understanding of juvenile law, child abuse and neglect, families in crisis, and other social services skills. Must be able to delegate and monitor work assignments; and work independently. Position requires excellent organizational, time management, communication and conflict management skills.
Work may require some weekend and/or evening work and occasional overnight travel. Work will also require frequent travel to client homes and other office locations. Qualified candidates should send their cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Cathy Bellamy, Coordinator of Human Resources at Bellamy@center-for-children.org.