Louise Vanderford, our Program Director, has been at CASA of Lane County for over 18 years! This fall, she is officially joining her husband in the wonderful world of retirement! Louise plans to visit and spend time with her adorable grandbabies, travel, hike, garden, and see if she can learn to sleep in some mornings. We will miss her in the CASA house but are very excited for her new adventures!
Photo: Louise with her grandchildren, Graham and Ivy.
This means, we have an opportunity to join our team! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) provides a powerful voice for abused and neglected children in Lane County. The Program Director supervises and supports the program staff, Peer Coordinator (PC) and CASA volunteers to oversee the implementation of the overall direct service of the CASA program. This position also serves as a liaison between our CASA program and strategic partners, such as the court, attorneys, DHS, CRB, et cetra, and assures program compliance with National and State CASA standards.
A Masters degree is preferred in social work, psychology, or related area with requisite experience in administering an organization or division involved in human services. A minimum of three years related experience in administration of volunteer, non-profit, or public service agency or law is required. Applicants must have previous experience working with volunteers and a knowledge and understanding of juvenile law, child abuse and neglect, families in crisis, and other social service skills.
This position is full-time salaried and exempt (not subject to state and federal wage and overtime requirements) with a salary range of $45,760-$52,000. Benefits include: paid time off prorated to FTE and length of employment, benefit allowance, retirement match, and more.
If you or someone you know would like to join our team, please review the detailed job description here and submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Debi Bone by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 13th.