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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 overcome loneliness in everyday life.
Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.
The KCN 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 assistance to two staff members in the Louisville office as well as to six remote staff members. The KCN seeks to recruit diverse applicants and encourages those from marginalized and diverse backgrounds in the Louisville area to apply.
The KCN is seeking a highly qualified candidate for its new position of Manager of Volunteer Recruitment & Outreach. The primary responsibilities of the position will be to assist local CASA programs with the statewide recruitment of CASA volunteers and to develop and sustain relationships with community partners. This position will also work closely with the Senior Director of Communications & Marketing with the association’s efforts on statewide marketing and volunteer recruitment campaign. The main office of the Kentucky CASA Network is in Louisville, Kentucky. The KCN seeks to recruit diverse applicants and encourages those from marginalized and diverse backgrounds statewide to apply.
While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.
Paying it forward is a way to spread goodness into the world. If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these ways to pay it forward.
If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. To give a few ideas, here are easy things you can do to brighten someone’s day.
If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.
This March, celebrate National Women’s History Month by learning more and giving back. See how you can get involved, live altruistically and make a difference in the lives of girls and women around you.
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.
CASA of the Northern Bluegrass Region is hiring a full-time advocacy supervisor. The position will cover supervision of volunteer advocates in Kenton, Campbell, Pendleton, Harrison, Carroll, Owen & Grant Counties, and travel to all seven county courthouses and home visits is a requirement. Please submit a resume to Nicky Jeffries.
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you’re a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
Valentine’s Day can be much more than a holiday to spoil your loved ones. This February 14th, consider spreading the love in altruistic ways. Check out these tips to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.
Black History Month is a time to remember, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions by African-American men and women throughout U.S. history.
There are plenty of ways you can continue to volunteer your time and efforts to make the world a better place—even from the comfort of your home or inside the warmth of an organization! Check out these eight opportunities to give back during the winter.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped make the world a better place and advocated for equal rights for everyone. Use MLK Day as a time to honor his legacy by giving back or doing something good for somebody else.
The Kentucky CASA Network has announced three new full-time positions to help advance its mission of supporting the development, growth, and continuation of local CASA programs in Kentucky. The positions include Network Services Manager, Research and Data Analyst, and Director of Volunteer Recruitment and Program Capacity. These positions were developed to assist the Kentucky CASA Network with implementing its 2022-2024 Statewide Growth Plan, which includes increasing the total number of active/assigned CASA volunteers, expanding CASA programs geographically into unserved counties, providing quality technical assistance to local programs, and collecting and analyzing data to examine the outcomes of CASA advocacy in the state. Interested candidates should apply by February 3, 2023.
With a new year comes new opportunities to give back and do more good. Remember that there’s never a bad time to start giving back. Even if you fall off track, there’s always time to get back in the saddle.
The holidays are a wonderful time to spend together with family, friends and loved ones. However, it’s also an opportunity to give back
When it’s time to start a new healthy habit, it can be pretty difficult. If you want to start the new year with a habit that will actually stick, check out these tips to get started.
Human rights should be protected at all costs. You can get involved this Universal Human Rights Month and continue to spread the word year-round
This giving season, give more than just stuff to your friends and family. Give the gifts of experiences, charitable giving, delicious food, your time or something handmade.
The new year is right around the corner, and with a solid altruism plan, you’re sure to have the most successful giving year yet!
There are many ways you can say ‘thank you’ to the people in your life. Use these ideas both today and year round!
The workplace is a space to get stuff done. However, it doesn’t have to be all about making money. In fact, the workplace can be a great place to give back.
Although the weather is cooling down, that doesn’t mean volunteer opportunities are also cooling! Use this season to participate in activities made for the colder months.
The Kentucky CASA Network announced the winners of the Awards of Excellence on the final day of CASA Week, October 28, 2022. Award recipients included Jackie Kennedy, Carol Lomicka, Judge Deborah Hawkins-Crooks, Stephanie Floyd, CASA of Graves County & Southwest KY, Ruth Lynch, Carolyn Self, and Joseph Schuler. The 2022 KCN Awards of Excellence were presented during CASA Week, a week-long celebration and training opportunity for local CASA program staff, board members, and volunteers. The final day of CASA Week provided an opportunity for the KCN to show appreciation for the continued advocacy of CASA volunteers and to celebrate the winners of the Awards of Excellence. Nearly 300 attendees participated throughout CASA Week 2022.
This year, GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday, November 29th, and November is right around the corner! Whether you’re wanting to donate, organize a fundraiser or volunteer, the time for action is now!
Here’s a few reasons to celebrate this momentous anniversary of United Nations Day, and how you can use it to promote altruism within your own life.
One person can inspire change for the entire world. This year, celebrate National Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22. Check out these ideas to help get you started with making a difference in your community and the world.
While Halloween is normally reserved for scary-good fun, that doesn’t mean you can’t get involved to benefit a scary-good cause!
Living a positive lifestyle has more benefits than just “feeling better.” Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health.
When it comes to saving our planet, small steps make a big impact. Every person can make an effort toward reducing their carbon footprint and living a more altruistic lifestyle for the world.
Take the time to find out how those around you like to receive gratitude, appreciation and love. You’ll find that meeting them with the love language they most appreciate will help strengthen your relationships.
Journaling can not only improve your personal life, but it can also improve your altruistic focus. As it turns out, regular writing in a journal has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits.
This September, remember to focus on you and your personal growth. Even small steps can add up to huge results over time. It all starts now!
Positivity is something you may not always possess, but there are ways to bring it into your life. Surround yourself with positive people, and remind yourself of the positive things in your life and the positive qualities you have.
Taking the first step to volunteer or get involved with an organization is hard, but these steps can help you dive in!
Back-to-school time can be a learning experience for everybody, even if you don’t have school aged children. It’s a time to remember that no matter where you are in life, you can continue to learn!
Family Fun Month is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the end of the summer before your children head back to school. Take advantage of these creative and altruistic ideas in order to have the best Family Fun Month possible this August.
Take advantage of the simple ways to find total wellness during August to celebrate National Wellness Month.
Take some time this week to think of a way that you can make a difference in the lives of others and go do it!
Whether you choose to volunteer your time, get involved in the community or even commit time to strengthening your relationships, living an altruistic life provides many ways to impact others around you.
Many of us fail to follow through on creating a new habit that truly sticks. However, If you’re looking for a way to build a habit that lasts, there are some tried-and-true steps you can take to succeed!
Don’t wait until it’s too late to focus on your wellness. How you feel trickles into your everyday life, which is why it’s important for you to put your physical and mental health and wellbeing first.
Victoria Benge, Executive Director of CASA of Madison County and Clark Counties, has been named Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year by the National CASA/GAL Association for Children. The announcement was made during the organization’s Awards of Excellence ceremony at the National CASA/GAL’s 2022 Annual Conference held June 6 in Seattle, WA.
All work and no giving back makes for a dull workplace! Talk to your employer about already existing programs such as matching gifts or time off to volunteer.
Use the power you have to make the world a brighter, better place, and you’re sure to also experience some of that kindness. Together, we have the power to change the world!