We take pride in our extraordinary employees and their team spirit. Our staff members are grateful for the opportunity to interact with people from all walks of life and are dedicated to helping foster children in need and supporting the work of our CASA volunteers. In 2011, Voices for Children received a national award as one of the 15 best nonprofits to work for.
Top Reasons to Work at VFC
- We work in a supportive team environment and we set a high bar for ourselves in regard to professionalism and work ethic.
- We truly do make a difference in people’s lives. As an advocacy organization, every day we work to improve the lives and outcomes for abused and neglected children in foster care.
- We are privileged to supervise and support talented and committed CASA volunteers.
- We rely on our creativity and problem-solving skills to find solutions to the challenges and limitations of the child welfare system.
- VFC offers opportunities for growth and career development in many areas, including public speaking and leadership.
- We have ample opportunities to increase our advocacy skills and knowledge of the child welfare system through conferences and workshops.
- Our employees play an instrumental role in developing our vision and pioneering new ways to meet the needs of the children we serve.
- We enjoy full health benefits, including dental and optical, and a 403(b) retirement plan.
- We enjoy 13 paid holidays (including all Court holidays) in addition to vacation time off.
Current Employment Opportunities:
This is an exciting time to join Voices for Children, as we wrap up our most successful year ever. Our organization runs very lean, requiring the CEO to be involved in almost every area to a degree. However, the primary focus areas for the role are: 1) fundraising and donor relations 2) managing VFC’s relationship and operations with the court systems and 3) business operations, staff development and volunteer management. Looking ahead, the new CEO will work closely with the board to update the strategic plan, increase the breadth and depth of services provided to foster youth, and work to increase grant and contract revenue sources. We seek an experienced, high energy leader, who places a premium on workplace culture, and who can “bring the fun factor.” Above all, the role requires a skilled public speaker and storyteller who can passionately communicate the critical need for and impact of our work.
San Diego County: Advocacy Supervisor
An Advocacy Supervisor will: (1) ensure that the dependency children assigned to Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers receive the advocacy they need; (2) ensure that the children’s best interests are presented to the Court by Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs); (3) ensure that the needs of the volunteers are met and that the volunteers are satisfied; (4) ensure that the policies and procedures of VFC are followed by all volunteers; (5) carry out all assigned responsibilities; (6) assist with volunteer recruitment and retention efforts; and (7) promote the mission of Voices for Children in the community.
San Diego County: Volunteer Recruitment Manager
The Volunteer Recruitment Manager will: (1) oversee, plan, and direct all aspects of the Voices for Children recruitment program for both CASAs and general volunteer opportunities as part of the Service Enterprise Initiative (SEI); (2) develop strategies and tactics to help attain the recruitment goals for Voices for Children’s “Serve Every Child” strategic plan; (3) implement comprehensive, effective programs that attract, recruit, and enroll potential volunteer CASAs into training; (4) expand outreach efforts by building new relationships and fostering current relationships through community partnerships, corporate and organizational connections, and outreach to individuals wishing to donate their time to serve; (5) effectively manage and direct recruitment team members; 6) lead and implement aspects of the volunteer retention and recognition plan in conjunction with other staff; and (7) promote the mission of Voices for Children in the community.
Voices for Children is an equal opportunity employer.
Voices for Children does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, caregiver status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, or on the basis of any perception that an applicant or employee has any of these characteristics, or on the basis that an applicant or employee is associated with someone who has or is perceived to have these characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices including recruitment, advertising, job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, social and recreational programs, and any other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.