Passion fueled by purpose.
That’s the common thread of those who work with CASA Connection. If you’re ready to make a real difference that you just can’t get at most 8 to 5 jobs, view our job openings and tell us your interests and we’ll consider you for future opportunities.
The Outreach Coordinator (0.50 FTE - 20 hours/week) performs a range of recruitment related tasks to promote and create awareness of the CASA Connection program in Platte and Colfax Counties and recruit CASA volunteers from diverse backgrounds.
-Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or the Humanities preferred; or equivalent experience in children's services, human services, criminal or juvenile justice, social work, mental or behavioral health, recruitment, volunteer coordinating and/or nonprofit experience.
-Bilingual/Spanish literacy strongly preferred.
-Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
-Ability to connect with others and forge strong relationships.
-Experience working in or with diverse communities.
-Proficient in the use of e-mail and Microsoft Office.
-Ability to take initiative in completing assigned projects with minimal supervision.
-Ability to maintain confidential information.
-Implement community outreach and awareness activities and programs that promote CASA goals and objectives.
-Identify the most effective methods of volunteer recruitment and work to target recruitment efforts in identified areas.
-Represent CASA Connection and deliver community awareness programs to local organizations
-Identify and cultivate relationships with minority service organizations/agencies; develop and implement culturally relevant community awareness and recruitment strategies to more deeply engage the Hispanic communities in Platte and Colfax Counties.
-Create and distribute linguistically appropriate CASA awareness, educational, and promotional materials.
-Cultivate and maintain professional working relationships with child advocacy organizations and community service organizations.
-Schedule and personally conduct community presentations to community service and other local organizations.
-Coordinate recruitment, screening, and training of new CASA volunteers. Partner with Program Director to develop and implement public relations, marketing, recruitment, and community outreach/education plans.
-Maintain volunteer files and ensure volunteer compliance with CASA policies and procedures.
-Provide ongoing support and case management for CASA volunteers
-Assist Program Director in overall volunteer supervision and case management.
-As assigned, coordinate or assist in the content and maintenance of the program website; coordinate or assist in the development and implementation of tracking sheets, contact lists, and/or calendar to track presentations, recruiting efforts and other program activities.
-Attend and participate in staff meetings and necessary training/conferences as required.
-Represent CASA Connection in a professional manner.
-Adhere to all CASA Connection policies/procedures and assure program compliance with National CASA Standards.
-Prepare reports and statistical information as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Hours will vary and may include evenings and weekends.