Careers

CASA Mobile (The Court Appointed Special Advocate Program)

 Director of Development (Part Time)

CASA Mobile is seeking a highly motivated Director of Development (part time) to help lead the program towards a new period of expansion and growth. This newly created role will give the successful candidate an exciting opportunity for innovation and creativity in finding new funding sources for a highly valued local program that is providing services to some of the most vulnerable children in the Mobile community.

 CASA Mobile is a non- profit program that is part of the national CASA agency that has over 900 programs nationwide. The mission of CASA Mobile is to help the children it serves find a safe, loving and permanent home. The program recruits and trains community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children caught up in the child welfare system.

The role requires a Bachelor’s degree in either Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, other related field, or the equivalent experience in one or more of those areas.  The successful candidate must have strong skills in written and verbal communication. Experience in public relations, digital marketing and grant writing is preferred. Experience as a CASA volunteer or employee in a non-profit advocacy-oriented agency is also desirable.

The key responsibilities of the Director of Development include:

  • To lead increased funding efforts including the development of a planned giving initiative and securing new funds through successful grant writing.
  • To lead a volunteer recruitment drive and to increase public awareness of the mission of CASA via speaking engagements and media coverage.
  • To lead in the development of marketing efforts and prepare written PR materials including press packets and news releases.
  • To lead in strengthening CASA Mobile’s digital profile and social media presence.

The Director of Development position is a part time role, 20 hours per week, with a monthly salary of $1500. The initial contract is for 6 months with a view to becoming a full- time permanent position if increased funding allows.

The role is flexible with an option to be home based (other than for required meetings/engagements).

The successful candidate will become part of one of the most highly regarded volunteer programs within the court system. Visit: casamobile.org for additional details.

For further information please contact Elizabeth Walter, Executive Director 251-574-5277

Please submit your resume to:  elizabeth.walter@alacourt.gov