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Join CASA of Southwest Idaho

Work with a great team of staff and volunteers serving children in Southwest Idaho who are in foster care. Position will remain open until filled. 

$18/hour | paid time off provided based in Caldwell, ID

Volunteer Support Specialist (Part Time)

Reports to: Volunteer Training Manager 

Part-Time: estimated 20 hrs/week

$18 per hour

The part time Volunteer Support Specialist for CASA of SW Idaho provides administrative support to the recruiting, screening, training and retention of volunteers who will serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) to ensure that abused and neglected children receive quality advocacy in court. This is a hybrid position with remote and in-office hour requirements. Must be based in Southwest Idaho.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all new volunteer background checks and fingerprints

  • Assist in the preparation and completion of the pre-service training program

  • Input data, maintain volunteer reference checks and records in Optima

  • Ensure that thank you cards, birthday cards, and program anniversary cards are sent out

  • Assist Volunteer Training Manager with volunteer appreciation events

  • Assist in public outreach events to recruit as needed

  • Arrange purchase of swag items and print media utilized in recruiting and community events

  • Track active volunteers background check renewal dates and ensure that those are completed

  • Ensure all volunteers are in compliance with continuing education hour requirements

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and other meetings as requested

  • Assist in email communications for volunteers

  • Assist in setting up Roundtable discussions across key counties in our district

  • Assist with general duties as time permits and needs arise

  • Serve as part of the CASA team for office duties, fundraising events, volunteer events, personnel issues, etc

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience

  • Strong passion for our program’s mission

  • Ability to strictly adhere to confidentiality requirements

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work well either alone or as part of a team

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be at least 21 and able to pass a full Supreme Court background check

  • Fulfill other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Experience working with Google Workspace, Canva and Zoom (preferred)

  • Experience working with website, infographics, print and social media a plus

Benefits Package:

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Sick Leave

CASA of Southwest Idaho is deeply committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all of its employees. This commitment means CASA of Southwest Idaho actively seeks and employs qualified persons in all job classifications, and administers all personnel actions affecting employees without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, retention and training, as well as to all other privileges, personnel programs, policies, procedures and terms and conditions of employment. CASA of Southwest Idaho does not tolerate discrimination against applicants for employment or employees.