Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

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Pierce County Juvenile Court

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A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a volunteer appointed by the Court to advocate for the best interest of a child who is alleged to have been abused or neglected. In order to do this, the CASA/GAL (Guardian Ad Litem) must investigate the facts of the case, recommend a course of action to the Court, explain the Court's findings to the child, facilitate the resolution of the presending problems, and monitor progress.

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About Pierce County Juvenile Court

Location:

5501 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98327, US

Mission Statement

To provide equal justice for children appearing before the court.

The advocate for those who have no advocates.

To provide leadership in Juvenile Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Description

The Pierce County Juvenile Court has exclusive juisdiction, as defined by RCW Title 13, over those juveniles within our community who violate the criminal laws of this state or who are in need of protection and advocacy as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment. The department is responsible for the effective administration of Juvenile Court, detention, intake/investigation, community supervision, dependency, diversion and adoption services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5501 Sixth AvenueTacoma, WA 98406

(47.25591,-122.5113)
 

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Duration of the case (may be up to 2 years)

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