The Guardian ad Litem Program Supervisor, under the direction of the District Administrator, supervises volunteer child advocates assigned to cases of abused and neglected children and ensures that these cases move through the court system in a timely and efficient manner. The position provides on-going recruitment and training of new volunteers to meet the needs of the child-clients in the district. The position is assigned to the 25th district and depending on the workload could be assigned duties in Burke, Caldwell, or Catawba.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Knowledge of: Guardian ad Litem program regulations, policies and procedures; supervision techniques and practices; child neglect and abuse laws; adolescent development and behavior; family dynamics; the court process; community resources; GAL training material; and interviewing techniques.
Ability to: supervise volunteers and evaluate their performance; provide guidance to volunteers in writing investigative plans, reports to the court, and making recommendations to the court in the best interest of children; provide creative leadership in recruiting, supervising, and maintaining volunteers; speak effectively in public; clearly express ideas orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four year college or university, preferably with a degree in a human services or criminal justice field, and three years of experience in human services work in the social services, juvenile justice, mental health or educational program areas; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. One year of the minimum three years experience required should include supervisory experience.
Please attach résumé and cover letter.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
Applicants must complete an on-line application by clicking the above APPLY link. Mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.
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All NC Judicial Branch agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.
Charmaine J Leeks
NC Administrative Office of the Courts
Human Resources Division
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 20 months ago
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