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To lead a fulfilled life, being healthy is about much more than just the physical. It involves your mental well-being, too. 

The Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. announces the appointment of three local CASA program directors and the state director to National CASA/GAL Association for Children’s leadership councils. Together, these directors bring nearly 40 years of CASA experience to the leadership councils. They will work together with directors across the nation to advise and partner with National CASA/GAL Association for Children to address strategic issues impacting state and local programs and the future development and growth of the nationwide network.

You don’t have to choose just one cause or organization to support. You can provide support for various causes and various organizations. Take the time to figure out what feels right for you and your own goals for doing good in the world.

The Executive Director manages all paid and voluntary staff members and is responsible for the overall management of the entire organizational operation. This primarily involves the supervision and coordination of volunteer service programs that provide CASA services to abused and neglected children currently involved with the Family Court system. Interested candidates should send Cover Letter and Resume to barb.jones@elizabethtown.ky.gov.

You have the power to continue to do good in the world and be the positive change, even with everything going on around us.

If you’re looking for a reason to get out there and do more good, look no further. April has been named Global Volunteer Month as a time to bring people together to volunteer from across the world.

The Kentucky CASA Network, Inc. (KCN) is seeking a highly qualified candidate to serve as Deputy Director of the association to help implement the association’s mission to strengthen and support local CASA programs statewide. The ideal candidate will be a visionary, strategic, and critical thinker and servant leader with the capacity to support a network of CASA programs that provide best-interest advocacy to abused and neglected children.

When you feel good, you’re more likely to do good in the world and at work. Make sure you’re able to set boundaries to help improve your work-from-home life.

The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for the overall management of the agency and all aspects of the agency’s operations. This primarily involves the supervision and coordination of a volunteer service program that provides Court Appointed Special Advocate services to abused and neglected children in Anderson, Boyle, Franklin, and Mercer Counties.

Whether it’s doing something for you, your loved ones or members of your community, check out these ways to boost serotonin levels throughout these cold months.

Giving back your time as a board member is a fulfilling way to help make a difference for a cause that you love.

Listen to Hardin County Family Court Judge Brent Hall discuss the role and impact that a CASA volunteer has in the life of an abused or neglected child in the Commonwealth.

Giving back to the world starts with you. How will you focus on your mental health this week?

Helping others can provide a new sense of purpose that may have been dwindling as a result of the new way of life we’ve endured in 2020. So in order to breathe new life into 2021 and beyond, it’s time to look outside ourselves and focus on others.

People in your everyday life may be struggling much more than you know. So what can you do to help?

Just when you thought the holidays were over, the season of giving has extended into 2021. Use this month as a time to put good vibes out into the universe and continue giving.

While there may only be a few days left, there’s still time to put forth your best effort in 2020. Close out the year with one of these five acts to end on a high note.

While you’ve probably been looking ahead for quite awhile, it’s now time to think about how you’ll spread kindness and love in the coming year.

Giving back and spreading the love this holiday season is sure to make your friends, family and loved ones smile.

Whether donating money or time, giving back has been shown to make a positive impact that goes far beyond the initial act of giving.

On Giving Tuesday, every contribution counts, whether monetarily or otherwise. Check out these ways that you can participate in Giving Tuesday 2020 and beyond.

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.

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