Meet Tiffany Hunter, Child Enrichment Specialist at Voices for CASA Children
Name: Tiffany Hunter
Current city of residence: Scottsdale
What is your role at Voices for CASA Children?
My role at VOICES is Child Enrichment Specialist. I help distribute Hope Bags and tickets for activities to the CASA volunteers for their CASA children.
How long have you been with the organization?
Just over 2 months
What brought you to work in the child welfare field?
I have been a CASA for 6 years and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in social work. I see the true value in being a CASA to help better foster children’s lives.
What’s your “Why” in “Why CASA”?
My “Why” is for bettering the lives of those who were given an unfair and unfortunate start to their own life, but then being able to help them succeed and become their true self without being defined by their past.
What’s the best part of your job? Why?
I get to have fun providing things like Hope Bags, activities, and essential needs to the hard working CASA volunteers who ultimately provide their CASA children with a sense of normalcy.
What was your first job?
I was the neighborhood babysitter at age 9.
Dogs or cats? Coffee or Tea? Mountains or Beach?
I love all animals and I have both dogs and a cat. I don’t like coffee or tea. And I love the beach (especially to play volleyball).
In what cities have you lived? Which one do you consider “home”?
I have lived in a lot of cities in my life. In Arizona: Paige, Williams, Phoenix, Cottonwood, Cornville, Scottsdale; in California: Malibu, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park, North Hollywood, Venice, Brentwood, Hermosa Beach. . “Home” is Scottsdale with my family.
What is your favorite movie?
Sweet Home Alabama
Who inspires you?
Throughout my life I have been most inspired by Ladmo and my mom. Ladmo taught me to be more confident and to believe in myself. And my mom has taught me how to accomplish so many amazing things in my life. She still is a true inspiration everyday.
Would you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert? Extrovert
What is your favorite guilty pleasure? Chocolate!
What is the best advice you have ever received? Treat others the way you wish to be treated & Smile at everyone, it could turn someone’s day around.