May 2019: News, Events, and Opportunities for CASA Volunteers 

Congratulations and Welcome New Volunteers! 
Congratulations to our 23 new CASA volunteers! The latest class was sworn in on May 7 and consisted of 16 new advocates and seven new SEPT facilitators!
"I want to extend a great thank you to all of you for helping out in our process," Chief 4 th Judicial District Court Judge William Bain told the new class of volunteers just before swearing them in. "We have lots and lots of cases where we always need help so judges can make good decisions for families." 
Upcoming Trainings & Events for Volunteers  
Listed below are some upcoming events you might be interested in. Full details are available by clicking the links below or by visiting the CASA event calendar.  

Milton Foster Children's Fund
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Senior Pictures for 2019-2020 year
  • Drivers Ed
Click here for more about teen events.  
DON'T FORGET! 43rd Annual Foster Children's Festival at North Pole is June 1. Sign up today!!
Back again this summer for the 43rd year is the Annual Foster Children's Festival at the North Pole! 

This year, it is Saturday, June 1, from 10 AM - 5 PM. Registration is required and the form is available here. Check-in closes at 1 PM and all attendees must be present by that time.
Volunteers needed for LO2 Music Fest Benefitting CASA 

Looking for something fun to do on June 1? Have you heard about the LO2 Music Fest? It's a music festival taking place in Woodland Park, and proceeds will benefit CASA of the Pikes Peak Region! Check out the event website or read this article about the festival.
The festival organizer is also looking for volunteers to work in shifts at the Entrance Table and Silent Auction Table. If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, please email Keri at for more information!

Summer camps are filling up! Apply for MFCF funding!  
Camps fill up quickly so if your CASA child would like to attend summer camp, please identify a camp and apply to MFCF for funding as soon as possible. To qualify for funding, you must have an open D&N case through El Paso or Teller County, not live with biological mom and/or dad, and not have received MFCF funds in the past year. Camp Shady Brook is already full but other camps have spots left. Find camps here.
CASA recruiting for 2 Jobs: SEPT Client Coordinator and Teller County Program Manager 

CASA is looking for a Client Coordinator in its Supervised Exchange & Parenting Time Program.  This is a full-time position and resumes are due by May 23. We also still have our Teller County Program Manager listed and the deadline for that job is May 20. If you or someone you know is interested, please find more information here