Child Advocacy Specialist

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Child Advocacy Specialist position available. The Child Advocacy Specialist (CAS) will motivate, empower, guide and supervise CASA volunteers as they advocate in the best interest of children to whom CASA is appointed by the courts, while ensuring accountability for meeting CASA of Travis County’s values, policies, and standards of case management are met. Additionally, the Child Advocacy Specialist will fulfill the performance standards of Texas and National CASA, ensuring that advocates comply with the statutory obligations of guardian ad litem and meeting or exceeding the expectations of the Travis County courts. The CAS must demonstrate cultural humility in their interaction with children and families.

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree required. CASA of Travis County welcomes employees from diverse educational backgrounds and degree programs. In lieu of a degree, significant professional relevant experience may be considered. Preferred candidates will have experience in providing staff or volunteer supervision and ability to manage people and a demonstrated commitment to diversity of thought and experience effectively working with a diverse population, and understanding the impact of race and equity in larger systems. Spanish/English fluency is considered an advantage.

See full job description below for a complete list of required qualifications. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to [email protected] or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

Starting salary is $50,000 to $60,000, depending on experience.

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