Northern Oklahoma Youth Services
Northern Oklahoma Youth Services

Employment Opportunity

OPEN POSITION:  Program Director  CASA of Kay & Noble Counties

Northern Oklahoma Youth Services (NOYS) is searching for a CASA Program Director. The position is an excellent career opportunity for a motivated individual who wants to be part of a growing agency and make a positive difference in the lives of abused and neglected children.


SUMMARY: The Program Director is responsible for the overall management of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program in Kay and Noble Counties of Northern Oklahoma. This program provides advocacy services for children who are the victims of abuse and neglect. The position manages program staff and volunteers. Activities include planning, organizing, supervising and directing the services provided. This position interacts with areas of the child protective system including the District Court, DHS Child Welfare System and the District Attorney’s Office.


JOB DUTIES: The following is intended to provide a general understanding of the primary duties of the position; Manage and oversee the CASA program. Determine program goals and objectives; develop policies and procedures needed to achieve the goals; determine and monitor case management, data, and records systems; conduct program evaluations. Oversee administration of the program’s budget, including monitoring and approving all expenditures; writing and managing grants (with assistance of the NOYS Executive Director and Financial Officer) and conducting annual fundraisers with the assistance of the CASA Advisory Board). Hire, train, coordinate, assign work to and evaluate the work of employees and volunteers. Routinely monitor and review work of all employees and volunteers. Establish working relationships with community and governmental agencies and the general public. Identify and use community resources to support program operations and market program services in local media. Represent the program in meetings and community events and make verbal presentations to civic groups.


EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS: General knowledge of court procedures and the child welfare system is preferred. Working knowledge of community resources. Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Skill in working with diverse populations and/or emotional situations with cultural sensitivity. Able to maintain confidentiality on sensitive matters. Able to analyze, organize and prioritize work; adapt to changes in work load demands; multi-task and follow through. Ability to apply problem solving and conflict resolution techniques. Finalists must successfully pass a criminal background and reference check. Application materials will be screened for qualifications and the most competitive candidates will be selected for interviews.


Mail or fax your resume:


James Carter, Executive Director


2203 North Ash Street

Ponca City, OK 74601


Fax: 580-762-9967



NOYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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