This position is in the Guardian ad Litem division's Greenville location.
Assigns volunteer Guardians ad Litem to DSS child abuse and neglect cases for the assigned county/circuit. Supports and supervises assigned volunteers in order to ensure implementation and execution of the program's objective of the children's best interests. Knows and implements GAL Program policy, relevant laws and regulations.Maintains current programmatic knowledge of child-specific and hearing related information in assigned case load of assigned volunteers. Provides requested statistical information from ETO to management staff for reports, planning, and program evaluation. Coordinates the receipt of monthly monitoring reports and inputs the data into ETO. Assist Coordinator with recruitment efforts and volunteer training sessions. Coordinates and conducts in-services as required. Participates in professional meetings with partner child-welfare agencies on behalf of the Coordinator as needed. Participates in court hearing with assigned volunteers. Performs administrative functions for the county/circuit that promote effective and efficient achievement of program objectives. Handles special projects as assigned.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and relevant experience. Employee should be computer literate, have strong verbal and writing skills, and possess a strong ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Data input experience and good time management skills are essential. Ability to train adults required. An ability to establish and maintain productive an effective working relationships with volunteers, co-workers, and the public is required. Must be able to prioritize tasks and supervise volunteers in complex case management. Under limited supervision, the employee performs tasks assisting volunteer child advocates in day to day case management and court preparation. employee must operate within the limits of program policy and state statute pertaining to child welfare, exercising sound judgment in volunteer performance evaluation and in case management.
Employee will be required to attend state staff meetings and staff development trainings. Evening training required. Must be able to carry light loads. Must possess a valid SC Driver's License.