Employment Opportunities

CASA of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties Advocate Supervisor

The CASA Advocate Supervisor position focuses specifically on overseeing and directing volunteers in their advocacy efforts. The Advocate Supervisor reports directly to the Executive Director of the program. This is a full-time position.

Volunteer Information Sessions and Training

  • Assist with presenting volunteer information sessions in the community;
  • Facilitate some of the training sessions with the incoming volunteer class to establish a relationship and rapport with them;
  • Staff new cases with other Advocate Supervisors to match up cases with the appropriate volunteer;
  • Meet with new volunteers when assigned cases to orient them to the policies and procedures of CASA and ensure that they sign the requisite paperwork associated with the case.
  • With each new case, develop a case strategy with the volunteer and assist with navigating the system and contacting key players;
  • Attend quarterly CASA Cafés.

Case Management

  • Provide outreach to volunteers on a consistent basis to ensure that they are visiting with their assigned children regularly, are contacting the necessary agencies/key people in their case, providing CASA with current and pertinent information, etc.;
  • Act as sounding board for volunteers when they have questions, frustrations, issues or other concerns related to their cases;
  • Provide case management direction to volunteers as needed;
  • Provide referral information that is appropriate to each case;
  • Remind volunteers of upcoming court dates, staffings, CPRB meetings, etc. and the requisite reports;
  • Review and edit advocate court reports (both those assigned to you as well as peer review of other Advocate Supervisors’ volunteers) prior to submission to court;
  • Write and submit court reports if a volunteer fails to do so in a timely manner;
  • Remind volunteers to input all contacts and monthly visits in Optima;
  • Ensure that volunteers’ notes, reports, and interviews are thorough, accurate, and pertinent;
  • Ensure compliance with CASA volunteer protocols;
  • Provide disciplinary measures when needed;
  • Advise the Executive Director when protocol violations occur;
  • Assist in managing cases by providing extra support, making calls, attending meetings, etc;
  • Accompany volunteers to court hearings and other agencies’ meeting when appropriate;
  • Meet and staff cases regularly with Advocate Supervisors
  • Communicate regularly with the court and DCP&P staff.


  • Each advocate supervisor will identify existing community in-service opportunities as well as potential presenters for the CASA Cafes and assist the Volunteer Trainer in coordinating those trainings;
  • Evaluate areas of weakness for volunteers with the Volunteer Trainer and other advocate supervisors that can be addressed through in-service training.
  • Provide advocates with feedback when needed regarding completion of inservice requirements.

Administrative Duties

  • Maintain individual case files;
  • Input information into Optima;
  • Review and approve volunteers’data entries in the database;
  • Assist in the development of appropriate policies and procedures for volunteers.


Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field or a minimum of 3 years related experience in social work, psychology, advocacy, children’s rights, the state Child Welfare organization or the court system. Previous experience working with volunteers and knowledge and an understanding of child abuse and neglect, families in crisis, and other social services skills are given priority. The selected applicant must complete CASA’s 30-hour preservice training program in order to have a strong mastery of the program content and complete criminal, child abuse registry, and sex offender registry background checks with no findings.


CASA SHaW has always offered a “work from home and the office” option for employees. Our staff are responsible adults who know what needs to be done and they do it without constant supervision. We actively promote a healthy “work/life balance” and offer a generous holidays and vacation days package. Full-time staff also have access to health insurance through United Healthcare.

Please note that while much of this work can be done remotely, there are still times when staff must be in the office. The optimal candidate should be within a reasonable driving distance of Lebanon, NJ.

How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Tracey Heisler, Executive Director, tracey@casashaw.org or by mail to 148 Main St, Bldg D1, Lebanon, NJ 08833.

Bilingual applicants, particularly Spanish-speakers, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Details at a Glance

Start Date: March 1, 2022
Application Deadline: February 11, 2022
Education: 4-Year Degree Required
Salary: USD $45,500 – USD $49,500 / year

Passaic County CASA Volunteer Training Coordinator

Location: 415 Hamburg Tpk, Suite D2, Wayne, NJ:

The Volunteer Training Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and supervision of all volunteer training- both pre-service and during active volunteer service as well as community outreach and volunteer recruitment. The Training and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for training new volunteers to meet both the National CASA standards and the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) standards for CASA volunteers. The Volunteer Training Coordinator will develop and maintain professional relationships in order to engage in community outreach activities, create and distribute communications materials, and recruit highly qualified volunteers.

Responsibilities and Duties

Volunteer Training Activities:

  • Screen volunteer applications as they are received, schedule and coordinate interviews to determine the suitability of the applicant for the CASA program

  • Continually update the training curriculum based on the input of colleagues to provide the training needed for CASAs to perform their duties

  • Continually update CASA training manuals with current information and prepare training curriculum, agenda and activities

  • Present all training sessions with assistance as needed

  • Attend court observation with new volunteers

  • Recommend trained volunteers for acceptance into CASA program

  • Attend swearing-in of new volunteers

Recruitment Activities

  • Attend all available conferences and workshops for the development of programs for volunteers

  • Attend bi-monthly staff meetings

  • Assist in volunteer appreciation events and all program events when possible

  • Attend continuing education at the staff level regarding volunteer management, child welfare and related topics

  • Provides constructive feedback to improvements and advancements for the CASA organization

  • Help to develop inter-agency cooperation by extending to other groups invitations to attend training programs

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of volunteer recruitment, training, assignment and recognition efforts

Outreach/Recruitment Activities

  • Responsible for implementation and maintenance of the Annual Volunteer Recruitment Plan

  • Actively participate in the creation and implementation of the organizational Communication Plan

  • Achieve recruitment of diverse array of volunteers through active and innovative approach to educating interested persons and companies about Passaic County CASA

  • Actively recruits potential volunteers outside of the CASA office, both in person and virtually

  • Assists with the maintenance of online volunteer recruitment materials (website, social media, etc.)

  • Creation and distribution of written recruitment materials, including but not limited to press releases, newsletter, website, flyers/brochures.

  • Coordinates the Passaic County CASA Speakers Bureau and Ambassadors Program. Including speakers training and securing speaking engagements.

  • Coordinates all media activities including print, television and radio

  • Provides regular updates to the Executive Director on the recruitment and public relations activities.


  • Must have reliable transportation

  • Must be willing to submit to and pass multiple background checks


  • Undergraduate degree (combined education, work experience and results will be considered in lieu of degree)

  • 2-3 years experience in recruitment and/or adult education

  • Creative thinker with the ability to develop innovative recruitment ideas and corresponding presentation materials

  • Collaborative influencing style

  • Measurable experience in initiating and building professional contacts

  • Experience leveraging contacts to identify opportunities for CASA presentations

  • Proven skills in organizing and managing information, events and meetings

  • Outstanding written and verbal skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven ability to speak to groups of all sizes

  • Proven experience in juggling multiple tasks and prioritizing deadlines

  • Needs to be confident, flexible, and responsible

  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office), embraces technology, database experience a plus

  • Experience with marketing analytics; comfortable with identifying, gathering, and leveraging data to inform decision making

  • Experience with a nonprofit and working with volunteers are a plus

  • General knowledge of child welfare services

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $48,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Flexible schedule

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development assistance

  • Retirement plan


  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to resumes@passaiccountycasa.org. No phone calls.  


Passaic County CASA Accounting Coordinator

Location: 415 Hamburg Tpk, Suite D2, Wayne, NJ:

Passaic County CASA is seeking an Accounting Coordinator to join our team. The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for the regular accounting and finance work with the support of the Office Manager and the CFO.

We are looking for someone who is ready, willing and able to support the work that we do for abused and neglected children and their families by ensuring that the finances are complete, accurate, and up-to date. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, passionate about CASA’s mission, and will have an eye for detail and excellent organizational skills. They will be gracefully persistent, have the drive to meet deadlines and be able to effectively prioritize ongoing tasks and responsibilities. They will be comfortable in upholding compliance with financial policies and procedures, flexible in approach, and confident to ask for advice and guidance from the Office Manager and CFO.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accounts Payable:

    • Process and enter all vendor bills

    • Pay bills weekly based on management approval

    • Maintain vendor files and interact with vendors as needed

  • Accounts Receivable:

    • Generate and enter invoices as needed

    • Provide A/R reports

    • Follow up to ensure payments are received

  • Credit Card Expense Management:

    • Enter charges ensuring proper GL codes are used

    • Reconcile all credit card accounts each month

    • Deposits: Enter deposits for cash, checks, and credit cards

  • General Ledger:

    • Maintain a detailed GL with CFO to ensure month end reporting can be completed on a timely basis

  • Grant Reporting:

    • Maintain grant tracking in Excel and grant files, including grant budgets, invoices, and payments

  • Special Projects:

    • Assist CFO and Director of Community Outreach to automate and integrate donation processing in Quickbooks Desktop and Kindful.

    • Assist CFO and Office Manager to integrate credit card online portal with Quickbooks Desktop.

    • Assist CFO and Office Manager to integrate banking portal with Quickbooks Desktop.

    • Assist CFO and Office Manager to integrate employee expense reimbursements with payroll processing.

This is a part-time, non-exempt, office-based role that requires a regular established weekly schedule. Passaic County CASA offers competitive compensation, medical insurance contribution, SIMPLE IRA company match, and generous paid vacation and holiday time off.


  • Minimum 2 years accounting and bookkeeping experience

  • Must be highly detail-oriented

  • Strong proficiency with computer applications, including Excel and QuickBooks; Kindful and OneCause a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize well to meet deadlines

  • Behaves with integrity, honesty and is a resource to fellow team members

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour

To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to resumes@passaiccountycasa.org. No phone calls.