Transition Age Youth Advocate Supervisor

CASA of Harford County
Bel Air, MD
Nov 22, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
This job is 37.5 hours/weekThe Transition Age Youth Advocate Supervisor provides professional staff support to Court Appointed Special Advocates, ensuring that youth who are court assigned to a volunteer advocate receive sound advocacy and appropriate permanency planning. The TAY Advocate Supervisor is responsible for advocate supervision and the coordination of cases assigned. This position will require the individual to be able to take a coaching approach to the supervision of assigned advocates, building on their strengths. The TAY Advocate Supervisor may also assist with recruitment and training activities, event planning as well as other office work as needed. This position is a grant-funded position and its continuation is dependent on continued receipt of grant funds.In addition, the Transition Age Youth Advocate Supervisor provides specialized support and training to selected advocates who are serving or interested in serving as advocates for youth who are ages 14-21. This person is responsible for ensuring that older youth, assigned to a CASA, receive sound advocacy and appropriate permanency planning to assist them as they move towards independence. This position is a grant funded position and its continuation is dependent on continued receipt of grant funds. There are not benefits provided by this position.The TAY Advocate Supervisor will be responsible to the Executive Director of CASA of Harford County.*Qualifications*1. Bachelor's degree in a social service or other clinically oriented discipline or related field. (Prior work as a CASA volunteer could be substituted for the educational requirement.)2. A minimum of two (2) years' experience in the field of child abuse and neglect in some capacity.3. Prior experience in supervision of volunteers/staff is preferred.4. An understanding of the needs of abused and neglected children in the foster care system.5. Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with a broad segment of the community.6. Ability to provide training to adult learners using established curricula.7. Ability to communicate with and supervise volunteers, and work with different types of personalities.8. Knowledge of and understanding of issues and dynamics within families relating to child abuse and neglect.9. Familiarity with database and word processing programs.10. Have a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility and Belonging and demonstrate so in all aspects of their job performance11. Interest and experience with youth ages 14-21 preferred but not required.Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Flexible schedule* Paid time offSchedule:* 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Bel Air, MD 21014: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Education:* Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:* supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)* Child welfare: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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