CASA 101 Information Session

Volunteer

CALENDAR

02/21 | 12 p.m.

717 W. Market St., Ste 1, 40202

Green House Family Resource Center Tour

Learn about this valuable community resource allowing children and parents to visit in a safe environment.

03/10 | 6 p.m.

982 Eastern Pkwy, 40217 (CASA)

Broken Places Screening

BROKEN PLACES poses the complex question of why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. 

TBD | 6 p.m.

Shelby County CASA office

Signs of Abuse/Neglect

Recognize the signs of abuse/neglect at this training located at the Shelby County Office. 

For questions on trainings, life skills and the certificate series, please contact CASA's Director of Volunteer Support, peg@casarr.org.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Every day people from every background (21+ years old)

  • Trained by CASA to recognize & understand the educational, social-emotional, and physical needs of children with trauma.

  • Paired with one case (one child/sibling group) to be a friend, mentor and advocate.

  • Learn more by attending a CASA 101 or contact Director of Volunteer Support, Peg Peterson at peg@casarr.org. 

CASA Advocate
CASA Volunteer (Non-Advocate)
  • Serve on CASA's Board of Directors and/or committees, such as Development (marketing/fundraising) and Outreach (community engagement).

  • Assist on mailings, seasonal events (back-to-school drive, holiday sponsorship), or events.

  • Learn more by contacting Amber Weiand, Community Engagement Manager at amber@casarr.org.

CERTIFICATE/TRAINING PROGRAMS
Empty Chairs in Lecture Room

Early Childhood Trauma 

Rescheduled, TBD | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Here you will learn how early childhood trauma has short and long term effects on brain development and how that can result in social, emotional, cognitive, and physical developmental issues. Basic brain mechanics of overwhelming stress will be explored as well as some simple self regulation techniques. 

Q&A Seminar

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Certification

Summer 2020 | TBD

Jim Miller Hall, 10609 Watterson Trl, 40299

CASA's certificate series will provide volunteers with in-depth knowledge of mental health and substance use and its effects on the children and families they serve.

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Life Skills Academy

Rescheduled, TBD 

Kosair Charities Community Center

Life Skills Academy provides resources and training regarding job readiness, money management, and healthy relationships to CASA kids. Kids must be 13-18 years of age. Participants will receive $50 VISA gift card upon completion.

 

CASA is the perfect conduit for finding kids that could  “fall through the cracks“ were it not for a dedicated volunteer. Having an advocate can make all the difference in the world for a child. Every kid deserves to have someone who is focused on their needs. It's not always easy, however, if you're consistent and genuine, you can make a meaningful connection, and that's the best part.

Renae May, CASA Volunteer

CASA OF THE RIVER REGION

982 Eastern Parkway, Box 9

Louisville, KY 40217

(Located on Kosair Charities Campus)

Email: info@casarr.org

Phone: (502) 595-4911

Federal EIN: 61-106-6568

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