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Tutoring Volunteer Acknowledgement Form

In order for a child to receive a tutor, an Education Referral Form for tutoring will be sent by the advocate supervisor. A member of the Education Committee will match a volunteer tutor to the child. The volunteer tutor will be contacted to request tutoring assistance. The tutor would be added to the case in… Read more »

Community Engagement Volunteer Acknowledgement Form

A community engagement volunteer is an advocate who volunteers his or her time by assisting CASA of Galveston County with community outreach events. This includes, but is not limited to, hosting an information table and speaking engagements.   A community engagement volunteer must:  Have gone through pre-service training and swearing-in  Signed and submitted the COVID-19 acknowledgement… Read more »

CFE Assistant Acknowledgement Form

It is the goal of CASA of Galveston County to implement Collaborative Family Engagement on every case so that each child’s network of healthy and caring adults can be identified, connected, and strengthened.  The CFE Assistant is a current CASA of Galveston County Advocate that is in good standing with the agency who supports the… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Janessa

Janessa Simpton In 2019, I felt drawn to help somewhere, in some way as I was reading James (1:27) talking about taking care of widows and orphans. My brother was adopted and turned out to be a wonderful person, so naturally I was drawn to CASA to serve children in foster care. One particular memory I have… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Nirmala

  Nirmala Maharaj What drew you to CASA? I love to help children and wanted to do something to give back to my community in a meaningful and positive way. What is your best experience/memory as a CASA? During my first visit with a 3 year old child, as I was getting ready to leave, she walked… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Kathryn

I learned about the CASA organization through a friend who had previously volunteered with Galveston County CASA. She knew that I was retiring soon and that I was interested in investing time in a worthwhile cause. After reading up on all the wonderful things that CASA does to advocate for children in the foster care system, I… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Diana

I am a grandmother of 4 and I work remotely for Grace Christian Academy doing academic guidance and College planning for students. I also spend much of my time in Arkansas helping with my special needs grandson who was adopted from the foster care system. I am so blessed to have the time and flexibility to do all of this and serve as a… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Jesse

The way I got involved with CASA was through a personal friend and coworker. He invited me to a CASA meeting and I was hooked. I like to help people. Helping kids in need is truly rewarding. After learning the ins and outs of the CASA program, I feel and hope that my being an… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Hannah

My name is Hannah Gronseth and I’m a piano teacher and teach in my home studio. I’ve been playing piano for over 30 years now and my love for music has only grown. Aside from teaching piano, I currently sing with the Houston Symphony Chorus and serve on the worship band at my church. I have… Read more »

Advocate Spotlight: Kacee

After adopting our daughter from foster care in 2018, we wanted to take a break from fostering but I knew I still wanted to be involved in the system. I applied to be a CASA and haven’t regretted a single moment. I have a full-time job as a high school math teacher, but I can… Read more »