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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

150 BoulevardSte 3Washington, NJ 07882


About

The Peer Coordinator position provides coaching and support to CASAs ensuring that children involved with the CASA program receive sound advocacy and early permanency planning.

RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Support and coach 3-5 Advocates by providing assistance and consultation as needed and when requested
  • Meet with Senior Program Coordinator to review new cases for Advocates
  • Introduce case and First Steps Packet with newly assigned Advocates and notify Senior Program Coordinator of case acceptance
  • Meet with Advocates to review initial discovery, making note of important documents
  • Review all case meetings with the Advocate and consult with Senior Program Coordinator if needed
  • Review and approve Advocates’ court reports and forward to Senior Program Coordinator to finalize and distribute
  • Support your Advocates by attending volunteer appreciation event
  • Provide coaching, support and motivation as necessary to maintain and enhance advocacy
  • Attend court hearings and CRB meetings as needed
  • Review cases with Advocates monthly, or more often if needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience - Must have served as an Advocate for CASA of Lane County in good standing for preferably at least two calendar years.
  • Professionalism - Follows through on commitments; Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Delegation - Delegates and monitors work assignments for Advocatse; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations; Provides recognition for results.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Assists Advocates with organizing their tasks.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to constructive feedback and others’ ideas.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional Advocate situations; Responds promptly to ADVOCATE needs; Solicits Advocate feedback to improve service; Facilitates communication.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of: Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing.

Skills

  • Youth Services
  • Case Work / Management
  • Child Welfare

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 20 - 30 hours per month
  • 2 year commitment
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