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Part-Time Program Coordinator

Part-Time Program Coordinator

CASA OF MIDDLESEX COUNTY MISSION: CASA of Middlesex County is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving abused and neglected children who are living in out-of-home placements. CASA recruits and trains volunteers to advise the courts and advocate for the children’s best interests.

THE POSITION: The Part-Time Program Coordinator works 24 hours per week. They coach and support volunteer Peer Coaches and volunteer Advocates to oversee and implement the CASA Program. Under the Program Coordinator’s guidance, CASA volunteers investigate a child’s life and advocate for their safety, permanency and wellbeing.


· Introduce case to assigned Peer Coach and Advocate and notify Court (prepare order) of case assignment.

· Provide coaching, support and motivation as necessary to maintain and enhance advocacy; contact all Peer Coaches and Advocates at least monthly.

· Review and approve Advocate court reports and finalize and distribute to Court.

· Thoroughly track court hearing dates, case information and volunteer data via the CASA database; monitor and support Advocate database use, ensuring Advocate activities are properly conducted and recorded.

· Attend court hearings and interviews with children, families and professionals as needed.

· Conduct annual reviews with Advocates and Peer Coaches.

· Consult with the Program Director regarding Peer Coach and Advocate performance concerns and follow through with disciplinary action if necessary.

· Notify Peer Coaches of conferences, seminars and meetings as appropriate.

· Provide coverage for Peer Coaches at meetings and hearings as needed.


· Support the goals of the program as established by the Board and stated in the Strategic Plan and by the Executive Director.

· Assist with volunteer recruitment, screening, interviewing, and training as necessary. Participate in the Peer Coach identification, screening, and training process.

· Participate in the delivery of new volunteer trainings, Peer Coach trainings and continuing education trainings for volunteers.

· Assist with the case assignments for volunteers.

· Sort court records and distribute documents to the Peer Coach and Advocate; upload relevant information into CASA’s database.

· Serve as a liaison between the CASA program and strategic partners including the court, attorneys, the NJ Division of Children and Families, and service providers.

· Identify with the Program Director a specialty of interest to pursue that will improve the quality of advocacy provided by CASA.

· Become familiar with National CASA and NJ Judiciary Best Practices Standards as well as CASA Policies and Procedures.

· Notify the Program Director of critical events with volunteers and cases.

· Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Executive Director.

We’re an equal opportunity employer who values diverse backgrounds and life experiences. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

SALARY: $21 - $23/hr depending on experience

TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to Lauren Sikora at No phone calls please.

Our Sponsors and Partners

  • Susanne Peticolas, Esq.
    Susanne Peticolas, Esq.
  • Jeanne Fox & Steve DeMicco
  • Sharon Hoffman-Manning
  • Amy Jumbelic
  • Alton & Linda Kinsey
  • Dennis Doll
  • Amy Mansue
  • Ellen & Charles Clarkson
  • Gerry Pomper & Sandy Bergelson
  • Harvey & Judith Martin Waterman
  • Olive M Bryan
  • Mayor John E McCormac
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Works
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Works
  • Betsy Capp
  • New Brunswick City Market
    New Brunswick City Market
  • Joseph V Egan
  • Jacmel Jewelry
    Jacmel Jewelry
  • Andrea Conkin-Bueschel
  • Gus Sleiman
  • Middlesex Water
    Middlesex Water
  • Rutgers University Foundation
    Rutgers University Foundation
  • Jay Kooper
  • Tara Condon
  • Schwab Charitable
    Schwab Charitable
  • Woodbridge Community Charity Fund
  • Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Janice and Joshua Bershad
  • Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Jeffries and Rona Shein
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
    Middlesex County Bar Association
  • The City of Perth Amboy
    The City of Perth Amboy