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Brush Country CASA attends Amplifying Advocacy Conference in Huntsville

  The Brush Country CASA staff hit the road to Huntsville to attend the Amplifying Advocacy Conference on September 14-15. The conference focused on the “Power of One” theme in relation to the impact advocates can make for an individual child and aimed to educate attending volunteers and staff members through informational sessions. Session topics… Read more »

CASA Welcomes New Staff

Brush Country CASA would like to welcome our new volunteer supervisor, Ashely Herrington. Ashley has come on board to support volunteers as they guide children and families who are involved in the child welfare system and will be housed in the Alice office. Ashley is originally from Alaska, but after joining the military, she moved… Read more »

Now Presenting: Brush Country CASA

Brush Country CASA’s Outreach Director, Nicole Ortegon and Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator, Mark Molina have used informational presentations to help spread the word to our local communities about the importance of CASA volunteers. In recent weeks, the duo have presented to several audiences that include the Riviera-Kaufer faculty, the Alice and Freer city councils, as… Read more »

Brush Country CASA in the News

Over the last couple of months, Brush Country CASA has been featured in tv news segments for both KIII and KRIS 6. Brush Country CASA Nicole Ortegon joined the live desk to discuss the need for CASA volunteers during KRIS 6’s morning show and was interviewed for a segment for the evening news. A few… Read more »

Brush Country CASA visits local businesses

Over the last few months, Brush Country CASA has visited the local businesses in the communities we serve. Visiting these businesses gives CASA a chance to spread the word about its efforts in each community by speaking with the owners and patrons, as well as leaving behind marketing materials for the public. It also allows… Read more »

Brush Country CASA calls for community volunteers, announces training dates

KINGSVILLE – Looking to strengthen its corps of volunteers, Brush Country CASA is calling on local communities to lend their time and efforts as they have announced new volunteer training dates for late July and early August. CASA – which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates – is looking to bolster its volunteer corps as… Read more »

Employment with Brush Country CASA

Brush Country CASA is currently seeking to fill the position of Volunteer Supervisor in Alice, Texas. The Volunteer Supervisor works with the Program Director to assure quality services for each child who is assigned to Brush Country CASA by the court. The Volunteer Supervisor also works with the Program Director to maintain accurate case and… Read more »

CASA Welcomes New Staff

Brush Country CASA would like to introduce our two new hires, Bambi Rios, Volunteer Supervisor and Mark Molina, Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator. Prior to accepting the Volunteer Supervisor position, Bambi worked as a caseworker with The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. She has more than 9 years of experience working with children and… Read more »

Employment Opportunity at Brush Country CASA

Join our Team! Brush Country CASA is currently seeking a Volunteer Supervisor, primarily for Alice, Texas, and a Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator who will be housed in Kingsville, Texas. Details for these positions can be found by visiting https://brushcountrycasa.org/employment/.

CASA Hosts Volunteer Information Session

Have you considered volunteering but you are not sure where to start? Join us for a free information session. We will review everything from what a CASA volunteer does, what the process to join the program looks like, and the time it takes to be a fantastic volunteer. The information sessions are held every Wednesday… Read more »