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Executive Director

Company: CASA of Ohio ValleyCASA of Ohio Valley
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

CASA of Ohio Valley Is an EOE tax-exempt 501(c) 3 corporation established in Daviess County Kentucky in 1996 to advocate for abused and neglected children in the Family Court proceedings. The CASA volunteer Advocate is a highly trained adult who interacts with the child, their family, caregivers, social workers, therapists, school counselors, attorneys, and other professionals involved in the child's life. Advocates, appointed by the court, link children with therapeutic, legal, educational, and child welfare services, research the circumstances of each case, and report recommendations and findings to the court.This is a full-time, exempt position. The position requires an ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.The Executive Director is responsible for adhering to the mission, vision, and goals of the CASA of Ohio Valley organization; overseeing the management of the agency, including planning, resource development, staff and volunteer management and development, job performance evaluation, policy and procedures development, serving as the primary point of contact with Juvenile Court and the CASA Board and its Committees, community agencies, and funding sources. The Executive Director maintains knowledge of current resources and services relevant to the needs of children in the dependency, abuse and neglect system for Daviess and McLean Counties in Kentucky. The Executive Director represents the organization to the public; addresses concerns, complaints or reports following program risk management protocol policy and BOD directives; aids in development of the vision and mission of the organization; oversees program goals and objectives; and ensures program compliance with current applicable laws, policies, guidelines and procedures that apply to CASA of Ohio Valley.GENERAL DESCRIPTION :The Executive Director is responsible for planning and administering the CASA of Ohio Valley organization that:Provides advocacy services to children who are involved in court proceedings due to child dependency, abuse, or neglectIs administered in accordance with the national, state, and local CASA of Ohio Valley mission, goals, and policies.Operates under the general direction of the agency's Board of Directors (BOD)QUALIFICATIONS :Bachelor's degree minimum with a track record of effective leadershipMinimum 5 years of experience in a social service agency, nonprofit sector setting, and/or court-related programExcellence in organizational management, strong leadership, and personnel management skillsSuccess working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationshipsRecord of success in fundraising, with experience leading effective, sustainable fund development and marketing campaignsStrong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skillsExperience in the fields of child development and/or volunteer program managementUnderstanding of the dynamics of child abuse and neglect, childhood trauma and resilienceKnowledge of financial management and nonprofit accounting, budgeting, and business systemsAbility to plan, organize, and evaluate system operationsPrior supervisory and recruiting experience with both volunteers and employeesStrong skills in fiscal management, resource development and program developmentFundraising experience including grant writing & grant management practicesExperience in dealing with the public, including excellent presentations and group facilitationsExtensive knowledge of community resourcesKnowledge of technological trends, including social media channels as they pertain to fundraising, marketing initiatives and community engagementAbility to work comfortably with staff, volunteers and committees of the CASA Board and exercise sound judgement and maintaining professional atmosphereRespectful of all people regardless of socioeconomic background, culture, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or genderCriminal justice and background clearanceMaintain confidentialityAdapt to a changing environment with the ability to respond to and manage crisis with a calm, mindful approachBe flexible and creativeBe a problem-solver, strategic planner, and critical thinkerBe committed to the CASA program's mission, vision, and goalsRESPONSIBILITIES:Program ManagementParticipate in development and implementation of organizational policies and procedures, oversight with the BODServe as staff representative on the BODCommunicate and implement policies approved by the BODEnsures agency compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations related to nonprofit organizational status.Chief administrative responsibility for public accountability of the organization and ensures that legal obligations are met services and resources consistent with the mission, values, and goals of the organization.Preside over staff meetings and management team meetingsMaintain relationships with all stakeholders to establish, revise, and implement program strategies for serving the needs of children in the DNA court systemOversee all program services to ensure the maximum efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with regulations and policiesMaintain program in good standing membership with the National CASA Association and the Kentucky CASA Network by adhering to the rules and standards outlined in each organization membership requirementsManage day-to-day fiscal operationsOversee preparation of all accounts payable and accounts receivable in coordination with Board Treasurer and BookkeeperCoordinate and manage all agency grants including grant progress reportsWork with Board to prepare agency budget and long-term funding plans for sustainabilityMaintains records according to required policies and regulationsAssist in the development and review of adequate financial controls and practicesHire and supervise staffEnsure compliance with Personnel PoliciesConduct annual performance evaluations with all staffEnsure that adequate staff development opportunities are providedMaintain personnel files with appropriate background checks, reporting and education requirementsEnsure staff receives appropriate training for NCASA Standards and state and federal grant complianceFollow EOE (equal opportunity employer), ADA and employee workplace laws.Recruit, supervise and terminate volunteers in coordination with Supervisory staff and in accordance with policies and procedures.Plan and implement the National CASA pre-service training of volunteers to maintain program complianceOversee continuing education and in-service training opportunities for staff, governing body and volunteer advocates are planned and executed as planned.Liaison to Board of DirectorsCultivate a strong and transparent working relationship with the Board and strengthen Board effectiveness by supporting best practice models for Board Governance, recruitment, and training.Work with Board to coordinate fundraising strategies and develop new revenue streamsEnsure operational support for the Board's fund development plan.Review and implement agency goals as set by Board through Strategic Plan.Advise and provide consultation and leadership to the Board and all Committees.Present timely and accurate written reports to the Board about agreed upon objectives, finances, fund development, operations, marketing, and other relevant issues.Keep Board informed of internal and external trends and issues that might impact the program. Support the Board Chairman and Committee chairs in carrying out their responsibilities.Attend all meeting of the Board of Directors and its committeesAssist Board Chair in preparing agenda and data for BOD meetingsCommunicate with Board Chair, Executive Committee and full BOD for any risk management issues and policy additions or revisionsOversee implementation of all Board directives, policies, and proceduresServe as liaison between Board of Directors and staffKeep Board apprised of agency operations with regular communicationMonitor Board and committee activitiesEnsure BOD receives appropriate training for NCASA Standards and grant compliance. Coordinate planning for sustainability and diversity, inclusion, and equality programmingFund Development and Community RelationsCoordinate public relations with the purpose of recruiting volunteers and increasing public awareness of the CASA program and its goals and activitiesDevelop and maintain relationships with all appropriate groups, agencies, and community service organizationsMaintain relations with community partners, funders, and civic organizationsDevelop and implement a fund development plan, including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors, foundations, corporate sponsors, and government supportOversee public relations efforts and general community awareness of program and approve public relations material, press releases, press packets and media coverageProvide a visible presence for CASA of Ohio Valley by making presentations to community groups and developing strong media relationsOversee implementation of Marketing and Communications plans to effectively promote the programOther ResponsibilitiesPerformance of other duties deemed necessary or directed by the Board of Directors and to ensure the credibility, integrity, and sustainability of the organizationRequirementsBachelor's degree minimum with a track record of effective leadershipMinimum 5 years of experience in a social service agency, nonprofit sector setting, and/or court-related programExcellence in organizational management, strong leadership, and personnel management skillsSuccess working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationshipsRecord of success in fundraising, with experience leading effective, sustainable fund development and marketing campaignsStrong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skillsExperience in the fields of child development and/or volunteer program managementUnderstanding of the dynamics of child abuse and neglect, childhood trauma and resilienceKnowledge of financial management and nonprofit accounting, budgeting, and business systemsAbility to plan, organize, and evaluate system operationsJob InformationJob ID: 56793046Location:Owensboro, Kentucky, United StatesPosition Title: Executive DirectorCompany Name: CASA of Ohio ValleyJob Function: Executive/Senior ManagementJob Type: Full-TimeJob Duration: IndefiniteMin Education: BA/BS/UndergraduateMin Experience: 3-5 YearsRequired Travel: 0-10%Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.Paramedic OR Nurse - LPN, LVN or RN (Medical Staff...CSL PlasmaMMerck & Co., Inc.TCommunity Outreach CoordinatorThe Alzheimer's AssociationDLaboratory Manager of Technical Operations -...1025 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 1000 Washington, Dist. 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