Organization: Northwest Rocky Mountain CASATitle: Executive Director
Categories: Nonprofit Jobs
Organization Type: 501(c)(3)
ABOUT NWRM CASA: The Mission of Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA is to recruit, educate, and empower community volunteers to advocate in court for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the 14th Judicial District of Colorado to ensure that each and every child is able to grow up in a safe and permanent home.
Reports To: Board of Directors
Purpose: The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for the overall management of the agency and all aspects of the agency’s operation including grant writing. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1) Resource development and maintenance,
2) Agency and program planning and evaluation,
3) Community and public relations,
4) Personnel management,
5) Agency liaison to the Board of Directors, and
6) Fiscal management.
- Minimum undergraduate degree and comparable work experience in nonprofit administration, fund development, public relations, human services/mental health or related fields
- Understanding of volunteer program management principles
- Knowledge of national, state and local funding resources for human service organizations
- Knowledge of child welfare, juvenile court systems
- Strong computer skills
- Reside in Grand, Moffat or Routt counties of Colorado
- Pass all background and criminal screening checks
- Valid Colorado driver’s license
AREAS OF DUTY:
- Manage budget and day-to-day fiscal operation.
- Develop a budget in conjunction with the Board of Directors.
- Actively participate, as needed, on community outreach committees regarding grants and other funding sources.
- Research and write grants as well as submit needed grant reports.
- Actively participate in fund-raising activities.
- Ensure that Northwest Rocky Mountain CASA has adequate funding at all times to meet or exceed its annual operating budget
- Hire and supervise paid staff.
- Conduct performance reviews in accordance with the NWRM CASA’s personnel policy.
- Provide staff development and supervision.
- Implement policies adopted by the Board.
PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH
- Convey the mission with passion in a professional manner, coordinating public relations with purpose of increasing public awareness of the CASA program..
- Approve all written public relations material printed by NWRM CASA.
- Serve as a liaison between the Courts, Human Services, attorneys and other professionals.
- Network and collaborate with other youth serving and advocacy agencies to coordinate services.
- Be available for public speaking engagements.
- Maintain databases to track cases and volunteers.
- Comply with national CASA standards..
- Work with BOD to develop and implement new programs, services and strategic plan.
- Oversee implementation of policies and procedures.
- Facilitate surveys for community feedback and address the results.
- Oversee volunteer recruitment and training for new volunteers.
- Update the MOUs with NWRM CASA, the Court and other stakeholders as needed.
- Provide supervision to volunteers if no program coordinator is available.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIASON
- Attend and participate in all board of directors meetings as a non-voting member.
- Help in the development of agenda with board president
- Serve as liaison with board, agency, program staff and volunteers.
- Apprise Board of Directors of all operating changes and issues affecting NWRM CASA.
- Coordinate with BOD on Board recruitment.
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits can include flexible schedule, paid vacation and holidays, plus the opportunity to work with a supportive, dynamic and dedicated team of child welfare advocates.
Qualified candidates should send their cover letter and resume to
Or mail to
ATTN: ED SEARCH
P O BOX 776292
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
This is a posting on Colorado Nonprofit Association’s Career Center.