Steps to Becoming a CASA Volunteer
1. Submit the application. 2.Complete paperwork. 3. Have an informal interview—we'll call you to get it scheduled 4. Complete 40 hours of pre-service training--includes 30 hours of training and10 hours of Courtroom observation 5. Smile when you're sworn in by a judge as a CASA volunteer! From helping siblings find permanent placement together, to finding a child a stable home with a relative, to uncovering information that helps reunite a loving family, CASA volunteers make incredible differences in the lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect. As a CASA volunteer, you will talk with the child and their family members, teachers and other stakeholders to find out where the child will be happiest and safest: with the parent(s), a relative, a foster family, or an adoptive family. You will speak for the child in court by submitting a fact-based recommendation for placement to the judge. During the life of the case, you act as the one constant in the child’s life as they experience changes in foster placements, schools, and caseworkers. Time Commitment You will spend approximately 10 hours per month working on your case. The beginning of a case is the intensive, fact-finding stage and may require more time. The majority of cases require presenting recommendations to the judge several times over the course of a year. As a volunteer advocate, you will be assigned to an Advocacy Coordinator, a CASA staff member, who will support your efforts and attend court hearings with you.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A CASA VOLUNTEER?
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