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We work together to achieve CASA's vision of a trained volunteer advocate, a safe home, and a promising future for every child who needs us in Travis County.

We are unique individuals who support each other in a warm, welcoming environment. Our mission and vision inspire our daily work and advocacy.

Our Operating Principles:

• Integrity
• Excellence
• Action
• Empowerment 
• Inclusion
• Generosity
• Hope 

Our Commitment to Child Safety:

Every team member is required to complete essential training in their first week of employment to better understand the essential needs of children, how to keep children safe, and how to identify risk factors around children's safety. Further, each program team member walks through our CASA CORE Volunteer training to walk through what exactly an advocate is responsible for regarding child safety, advocacy, and overall wellbeing. Finally, all staff complete 1-1 trainings with program leadership and refresher courses throughout the year to better understand our commitment. 

CASA of Travis County will not employ anyone who has ever been charged with a felony or misdemeanor involving a sex offense, violent act, child abuse or neglect, or related acts that would pose risks to children. Additionally, CASA will comply with requirements of Texas CASA, National CASA, the Office of the Texas Attorney General or other legal requirements in determining whether an applicants background check is satisfactory for employment.

Our Benefits:

We provide a strong benefits package with programs to support your professional development and wellbeing.

Our benefits package includes:

Paid Leave Benefits:
• Paid holidays in accordance with the Travis County holiday schedule
• Paid vacation accrual of 8 hours per month
• Paid sick leave accrual of 8 hours per month
• Two days of paid personal leave per year
• Maternity, Paternity and adoption leave after 1 year of service ~ CASA Cares - extended leave in the event of an emergency or severe illness
Health Benefits:
• Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance including:
     ○ Employee Assistance Program
• Health Reimbursement Plan
• $50,000 Non-portable Life Insurance Plan including:
     ○ Short and Long Term Disability and Death and Dismemberment Plan
     ○ Employee Assistance Program
Retirement Benefits:
• Immediate eligibility for Tax-Deferred Annuity (employee contributions)
• Retirement contributions, Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP IRA), at the rate of 5% of salary paid by CASA
Additional Benefits:
• Mileage reimbursement, in accordance with IRS current rate
• Professional Development/Wellness Benefit reimbursement
• Employee Referral Program

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: 

CASA of Travis County is committed to systemic equity for children and families. We value a diverse and inclusive organization for our clients, volunteers, and staff. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential for the best possible outcomes and opportunities for all children to thrive.