CASA of Travis County has a Resource Specialist position available. We are looking for a Resource Specialist who can support CASA’s mission by connecting families and placements with community resources and information to provide stable, long-term support to the children in their care.
CASA of Travis County believes every child who's experienced abuse or neglect deserves to have a dedicated advocate speaking up for their best interest in court, at school, and in our community. To accomplish this, the team at CASA educates and empowers diverse community volunteers who ensure each child's needs remain a priority in an overburdened child welfare system. Through inclusive, honorable and respectful involvement with families, courts and all parties, CASA makes independent and educated recommendations that prioritize children’s safety and, wherever possible, preserve connections to their families.
As a Resource Specialist, you will work closely with Child Advocacy Specialists and their volunteer advocates to assess family needs, locate resources, and build and maintain relationships with community service providers to address needs. You will also provide regular education to Program Staff and volunteers highlighting community resources and will seek feedback on the providers being utilized, collaborating with the Family Engagement Program Manager to collect and assess data that quantifies the impact of the work on children served.
At the end of your first year, success would mean managing a structured resource library for team members that meets any local need, identifying and tracking quantifiable data points for the usefulness of resources, and maintaining relationships with local community resource providers.
The Resource Specialist is a critical role supporting CASA’s vision of a trained volunteer advocate, a safe home, and a promising future for every child who needs us, demonstrate cultural humility and a commitment to child safety and race equity in all endeavors.
See additional information about position below. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to [email protected]. No phone calls please.
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