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As the weather outside takes a downward dive, there are plenty of ways to lift spirits this holiday season. It’s time to spread warm wishes and cheer.
CASA of the Heartland is hiring a Business Support/Advocate Volunteer Manager. CASA of the Heartland serves all of Hardin County and Fort Knox area. The Business Support/Advocate Volunteer Manager serves as an integral part of the program leadership, development, and advocacy management team. Salary range is from mid-to-upper $30K and commensurate with experience. CASA of the Heartland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
While we can’t control what happens in 2020, we can all take steps toward remaining positive even on the most challenging days.
How will you practice thankfulness this November? These small but thoughtful actions can help remind you that there’s a lot to be thankful for this year.
There are plenty of ways to cheer up somebody you love, many of them only involving your time.
It’s never too early to start teaching your children about the impact they can have in the world by spreading kindness.
Before you totally ‘write off’ the idea, consider the benefits that come along with journaling a little every day. Check out these five ways that getting your thoughts down on paper (or on your laptop) can help cultivate a more philanthropic focus.
With changing seasons comes more than just pumpkin-spice-flavored everything and crunchy fall leaves. The new season also brings forward new opportunities to do good out in the world.
What are you waiting for? The benefits of mentoring will not only give back to your mentee, but also to your community, and even to you.
While it’s easy to get wrapped up in checking in on others, it’s important for your mental health to practice self-care.
Who knew that making a difference in the world could be as easy as wi-fi and your own couch? Leave it to the world of do-gooders to find ways to volunteer, even in the midst of a global pandemic!
When it comes to giving back, there are many ways for you to help out your local nonprofits without having to leave your home.
Motivational quotes inspire us to do more, be more and become more of who we are. Each and every one of us can make an impact or difference in this world and leave it better than when we came.
As part of its commitment to building and sustaining an anti-racist organizational culture, the Kentucky CASA Network seeks an organizational DEI expert with local ties to guide the KCN’s efforts to evaluate and assess its internal organizational culture with the goal to ensure that structural racism and white supremacy culture are not prevalent in the organization’s policies and practices. The KCN seeks to engage with this consultant during fall and winter 2020 in a process of reflection, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
In 2020, you might be wondering if being happy is something you could admit to—but even during challenging times, there are ways to boost your mood and try to celebrate the good things in life.
When it comes to living an altruistic life that can help make a difference for others, one of the most valuable things you can give your community is the gift of volunteering.
On average, a new habit takes approximately 30 days to develop, so don’t get discouraged if you struggle at first. Remain positive and focused on the goal.
Step out of your comfort zone, ask questions, get to know someone different than you. You might be surprised by how much this can enrich your life.
When mindful meditation becomes part of your daily routine, you’ll notice its benefits become a regular part of your life.
There’s no doubt about it: the early bird does get the worm, and if you strive to live a more altruistic lifestyle, your morning routine should play an important role.
If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, start by reprogramming your brain to think more positively. Try out these six tips to focus your thoughts and train your brain to be more positive.
Whether you’re in the business world or the nonprofit realm, communication is a critical component of moving things forward and accomplishing your goals.
How can we celebrate this day while respecting and supporting different experiences? Today we’re going to talk about how to give Dad the gift of altruism this Father’s Day.
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.
The KCN is hiring for a Regional Program Capacity Specialist in Eastern Kentucky. This position will work closely with local CASA programs in the Eastern Kentucky region to build capacity, develop new CASA programs, and provide targeted, extensive technical assistance to existing, new, and developing programs.
The KCN is hiring for a Regional Program Capacity Specialist in Western Kentucky. This position will work closely with local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) programs in the Western Kentucky region to build capacity, develop new CASA programs, and provide targeted, extensive technical assistance to existing, new, and developing programs.
When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.
Volunteering and serving doesn’t have to be challenging when you use your talents to support others. Identify your talents, ask for support and find an organization where you can use your strengths to give back.
These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world. Let’s explore each of them more in depth.
Meditation is powerful. If you’re still unsure whether or not the practice is worth trying, check out these top benefits of meditation and consider how they can help improve your life.
When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?
As we all attempt to stay on top of the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, the Kentucky CASA Network would like to provide some guidance and resources for local CASA programs in the Commonwealth. We will be updating this page periodically as new information comes in.
Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.
The Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. (KCN) hosted the inaugural CASA Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The day was an opportunity for local CASA programs to meet with legislators, bring awareness to the needs of abused and neglected children, and show the power of CASA advocacy.
Our words are powerful and should be handled with respect. Because they can impact others, choose yours wisely with these helpful tips.
How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.
It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.
A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.
The Kentucky CASA Network seeks a dynamic individual for the part-time position of Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate for this position should be a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. This position will provide administrative support to three staff positions in the Louisville office as well as to two remote staff.
Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. seeks a highly motivated individual to become the Program Director for CASA Services in Lincoln, Pulaski and Rockcastle Counties, Kentucky.
The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) recognized several winners of Awards of Excellence during the KCN’s annual statewide conference in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The awards recognize excellent work to advance the CASA mission statewide.
November is a wonderful time to recognize your blessings and give thanks for them.
For centuries, people have been preaching the benefits of meditation. Keep reading to learn about some of the best advantages you’ll receive from meditation.
CASA of the Heartland seeks a highly motivated individual to become the Executive Director for the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program covering Hardin County, Kentucky.
Studies have found that volunteering can positively impact both your body and your mind. We're here to tell you all about the different ways doing good in your community can do some good for yourself.
Showing a little encouragement is an easy way to make someone’s day, and we’ve come up with a few ideas on how you can do so.
We're here to tell you all about the benefits reading can bring, besides knowledge and entertainment.
The Kentucky CASA Network has been awarded a $72,534 Branding Campaign grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children. Funds will be used to tailor a national public awareness campaign about child abuse and neglect for local markets, and to distribute the campaign.
Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. seeks a highly motivated individual to become the Program Director for CASA services in Lincoln, Pulaski, and Rockcastle Counties, Kentucky. The Program Director will be managing court-appointed special advocate volunteers who advocate on behalf of children in the court system due to abuse and neglect. The Program Director also will assist in the local communities’ efforts to establish an independent local CASA program.
You know volunteering has a positive influence (make friends, build connections, gain experiences, etc.), but did you know that it can actually assist your health?