Current positions available with Maryland CASA Association and local CASA programs are listed below:
Maryland CASA Association: Quality Assurance Specialist
Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association is seeking an experienced quality assurance professional for an exciting new full-time position. The Quality Assurance Specialist will create and implement a statewide QA program to ensure compliance with state standards and promote high quality performance among affiliated CASA programs. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in related field; advanced degree preferred. Candidate must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and 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 experience developing and/or implementing quality assurance programs, preferably in a nonprofit setting. Child welfare experience strongly preferred. Position is based in Towson, MD office and involves statewide travel (may involve overnight stay). Primarily weekday hours, with periodic evenings and 2-3 Saturdays per year. Position is contingent upon receipt of funding and, if awarded, will begin in July 2017.
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.