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Executive Staff

Laura D. Wolf
Executive Director

Emily Rudenick LeBlanc
Chief Program Officer

 
 

Volunteer Recruitment & Training Staff

Alisa De Luna
Senior Director of Community Initiatives

Lydia Garcia
Training Director

Janet Rodriguez
Director of Admissions

Ryan Broussard
Training Specialist

Wendy Morse
Training Specialist

Bree Taylor
Volunteer Relations Specialist

 
 
 

Child Advocacy Staff

Stephanie Weiss
Director of Advocacy

Michelle Nowlin
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Audrey Sherman
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Charron Sumler
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Alejandro Victoria
Teen Advocacy Specialist & Team leader

Catherine Jones
Volunteer Management & Retention Specialist

Chandler Farnworth
Program Support Specialist

 

Melanie Babbitt
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Francis Carrillo
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Tess Gillespie
Child Advocacy Specialist

Florencia Grauer
Child Advocacy Specialist

Margaret Halpin
Child Advocacy Specialist

Hilary Handy
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Brooke Hathaway
Child Advocacy Specialist

Mary Hicks
Child Advocacy Specialist

Rushmi Karim-Paris
Child Advocacy Specialist

Erin Knowles
Child Advocacy Specialist

Elena Lorío
Child Advocacy Specialist

Diana McCue
Child Advocacy Specialist

Michelle Miles
Child Advocacy Specialist

Alex Mirande
Child Advocacy Specialist

Dana Narveson
Child Advocacy Specialist

Vanessa Oakford
Child Advocacy Specialist

Elizabeth Throop
Child Advocacy Specialist

Greg Trottie
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Will Vese
Child Advocacy Specialist

Family Finding Staff

Anjuli (AJ) Renold
Director of Family Engagement

Jennifer Evans
Early Family Engagement Specialist

Karen Goldapp
Child Advocacy Specialist

 

Program Evaluation Staff

Lisa Davila
Data & Evaluation Manager

 
 
 

Communications Staff

Callie Langford
Director of Communications

Steven Olender
Marketing Manager

 
 

Development Staff

Kelly Perkins
Development Director

Laura Carter
Grants Manager

Molly Fonseca
Development Associate

Laura Kay
Events Manager

Administrative Staff

Kelli Agnell
Director of Finance & Operations

Stacey Thompson
Project Manager

 
 


Employment

Director of Program Innovation

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Director of Program Innovation position available. The Director of Program Innovation will assist in articulating and implementing the strategic vision of the organization; evaluate the effectiveness of services to achieve that vision; provide mentoring, guidance, supervision and professional development to program staff; and enhance the work of the organization by staying abreast of developments in child welfare and volunteer-based advocacy. The Director of Program Innovation reports to the Chief Program Officer and directly supervises the Volunteer Management and Retention Specialist, the Early Family Engagement Team, and the Family Finding Team. Along with the Chief Program Officer, the Director of Program Innovation will lead in pioneering creative programming to address the emerging needs of the Travis County child welfare system, with the goal of integrating successful strategies into ongoing advocacy efforts. Creating and managing innovative tools for volunteer management and retention will also be a top priority. The Director of Program Innovation will work collaboratively with the Director of Advocacy and the Senior Director of Community Initiatives to ensure that the mission of CASA of Travis County is carried out, in accordance with CASA’s values, policies, and standards and that new program staff are thoroughly trained and prepared to engage as Child Advocacy Specialists. Bachelor's degree required, master’s degree preferred. Preferred candidates will have also have good communication skills and experience managing staff. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to apply@casatravis.org or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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Development Manager

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Development Manager position available. The Development Manager reports to the Development Director and assists with planning, organizing and directing efforts to increase funding levels in support of CASA of Travis County’s mission. The Development Manager may also work closely with the Executive Director, the Campaign Committee and/or CASA Board members or other fundraising volunteers. The Development Manager is primarily responsible for individual and corporate partnership opportunities including: identifying funding sources, stewarding major donors and corporate sponsorships, and managing the Powerful Voice Society. The Development Manager, along with the Executive Director and Development Director will share responsibility for achieving the annual development target by responding to donor requests, donor solicitation, stewardship of individual and corporate donors, and organization of PVS events. Bachelor’s degree, proven communication and relationship building experience required. Preferred candidates will have 5+ years experience working with prospecting, soliciting and stewarding major donors and experience working with Raiser's Edge database. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to apply@casatravis.org or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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Team Leader - Child Advocacy Specialist

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Team Leader position available. The Team Leader provides motivation, empowerment, guidance and supervision to their team of Child Advocacy Specialists on cases while ensuring accountability for meeting CASA of Travis County’s values, policies and standards for volunteer and case management. Opportunity to work with diverse populations. Flexible work environment. Bachelor's degree and CASA experience required. English/Spanish fluency preferred. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to apply@casatravis.org or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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Volunteer Recruitment Specialist

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Volunteer Recruitment Specialist position available. The Volunteer Recruitment Specialist is the primary lead in the recruitment of volunteers. The VRS is responsible for maintaining and cultivating relationships with large and small entities that can offer a diverse pool of potential volunteers. This position offers an opportunity to use and develop relationship building skills, presentation skills and community networking skills. The VRS will also be working with diverse populations and sharpening screening and evaluation skills. Flexible work environment, minimal evenings required. Bachelor's degree required. Preferred candidates will have good communication skills and strong people skills.  EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to apply@casatravis.org or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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Child Advocacy Specialist

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Child Advocacy Specialist position available. The Child Advocacy Specialist empowers, guides and supervises CASA volunteers as they advocate in the best interest of abused and neglected children in protective care. Opportunity to gain volunteer and case management experience, work with diverse populations and sharpen advocacy skills. Flexible work environment. Bachelor's degree required. Preferred candidates will have good case management and strong people skills. English/Spanish fluency preferred.  EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to apply@casatravis.org or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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CASA of Travis County’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity is an important part of our core values. In order to provide the best quality advocacy for children in our community, we believe that we must be responsive to the needs of everyone who may provide, receive or be affected by our services. To that end, all policies, practices and recommendations are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity and gender expression, marital status, physical abilities or national origin.