PT or FT CASA Advocacy Supervisor – Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates – Wayne

Overview of the position:
Our Advocacy Supervisors are from diverse backgrounds. Our staff has worked as Judicial clerks, as teachers, in law firms, in customer service, in healthcare, in volunteer management, and in a wide range of social service positions.
Despite this diversity, Advocacy Supervisors share common characteristics: they are intelligent and professional, perceptive about human behavior, hungry for knowledge, comfortable in the courtroom and a non-profit work environment, and tireless and strategic in their advocacy efforts. Their time is spent interacting with our volunteers and with professionals in the child welfare community, editing and revising reports to the court, and of course, dealing with an array of administrative tasks in a professional and confidential manner.

The ideal candidate shares these characteristics, holds a master’s or JD degree and at least two years of professional experience working directly with child welfare and/or Family Court, preferably in New Jersey. The ideal candidate also has a background in volunteerism. 30+ hours per week position with some night and weekend hours required. Flexibility is key to successful employment at CASA. Experience required in volunteer management, as well as competence in and commitment to the field of child welfare or child and family services.
SKILLS Requires excellent verbal and written communication and advocacy skills, ability to work well in a fast-paced and changing environment and to handle multiple priorities. Needs to be confident, flexible, organized and responsible. Needs to be able to consult, problem solve and work collaboratively. Must demonstrate commitment to the organization’s philosophy of skilled volunteer advocacy. Successful candidates must have excellent computer skills.
Fluency in Spanish is a benefit, although not required.

The goals of the Advocacy Supervisor position include: (1) ensure that children assigned to CASAs receive the advocacy they need; (2) ensure that the children’s best interests are presented to the Family Court; (3) ensure that the needs of the volunteers are met and that the volunteers are satisfied; (4) ensure that the policies and procedures of CASA are followed by all volunteers; and (5) promote the mission of CASA in the community.

16 Paid Holidays, Flex time, generous paid time off, 401k

How to Apply
Salary and benefits: Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. All staff receives 16 paid holidays, flex time, as well as generous paid vacation time.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Erica Fischer-Kaslander, Executive Director, at