CASA of the Pikes Peak Region Job Openings
CASA is committed to equal opportunity employment and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of age, race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This equal opportunity policy extends to all aspects of employment such as, but not limited to, hiring practices, advertising, training, transfers, demotions, promotions, pay, and discharge or layoffs. Any situation suggesting a possible violation of this policy should be reported promptly to the Executive Director.
Title: Executive Director
Reports to: Board of Directors
About the program: CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of the Pikes Peak Region is a 27 year old nonprofit organization serving El Paso County and Teller County that trains and supervises volunteers to represent the best interests of our most vulnerable citizens – victims of child abuse, neglect, and severe domestic conflict. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to be a voice for these children in court and in the community. The desired result is that children are placed into safe, loving homes where they can thrive. CASA of the Pikes Peak Region gained a 100% Quality Assessment rating from National CASA in 2016, and is a 4 star rated charity through Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
CASA is located at the foot of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in one of the most beautiful settings in the country. The total annual operating budget for CASA is roughly $2.2 million from diverse funding sources. CASA has more than 28 employees, 419 volunteers and serves approximately 1759 children per year in all of the CASA Programs.
CASA offers a variety of programs and services designed to meet the special needs of vulnerable children. Among them are the: Dependency and Neglect Program; The Hanger; Life Long Links; and the Supervised Exchange and Parenting Time Program (SEPT). With 264 volunteers, our core program, the Dependency and Neglect program, served 585 children in the past fiscal year, which is 65% of all children in need.
Responsibilities: Provide overall management, planning and leadership to carry out the mission and vision of CASA in alignment with our core values. Requires working closely with the Board of Directors to develop strategic direction, programs, plans, policies and accountability to meet short and long term objectives.
Qualifications: Minimum 10 years of executive-level nonprofit experience including leading multiple lines of business in large organizations within the social services sector is desirable. Requires a BA/S degree in the social science, business or related field and /or equivalent experience. Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills; proven ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse groups of people and community partners. Major emphasis is on:
- Collaborative leadership style to learn from and leverage the strengths already in place at CASA
- Ability to provide budget oversight and fiscal management
- Knowledge of the court system and child advocacy programs a plus
- Ability to identify and seize opportunities to advance the mission and visibility of CASA
- Skilled in developing and maintaining donor relations and fund development
Compensation: Salary dependent on skills, qualifications, and experience. Competitive benefits package included.
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter with salary expectations to the search coordinator no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 31st, 2017 to: EDSearch@casappr.org
CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer.