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Shortage of Guardian ad Litems in both East and West Volusia for 2021

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Child Advocate- Guardian ad Litem

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CHANGE THE LIFE OF A CHILD - BE THE DIFFERENCE
If you have a passion for making a lifelong difference in a child's life please consider becoming a Volunteer Child Advocate with the Guardian ad Litem GAL program. Child Advocates are trained and supported volunteers who advocate for the best interest of children in the foster care / dependency system. A volunteer will visit with their children at least once every 30 days, talk to those involved with the child and advocate for what is in their best interest. This position takes an average of 10 flexible hours per month. Please contact us to arrange to learn more and find out if this is the right opportunity for you. If you've ever been listening to the news or scrolling through social media and wondering what you can do to help, THIS IS IT! Please consider helping a child in your community.

THERE ARE NEARLY 1800 CHILDREN IN VOLUSIA, FLAGLER, PUTNAM AND ST. JOHNS COUNTY WHO ARE IN THE DEPENDENCY SYSTEM - We need you! Please consider this opportunity as a way to impact the life of a child who has no other adult to advocate for them.

CRITICAL SHORTAGE IN VOLUSIA AND FLAGLER COUNTIES!!! PLEASE CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE AND BEGIN THE TRAINING PROCESS.

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About Child Advocate- Guardian ad Litem

Location:

518 Beville Rd., Suite A, South Daytona, FL 32119, US

Mission Statement

Guardian ad Litem is a volunteer based organization who's purpose is to look after the "best interest" of children who have been removed from their home due to abuse and neglect. We are their voice in court as well as look out for their best interest in other aspects of their life (educationally, emotionally and physically).

Description

If you have a passion for making a lifelong difference in a child's life please consider becoming a Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Child Advocate. Child Advocates are trained and supported volunteers who are assigned a child (or sibling group) and learn about the children and those that are central to the child's life and advocate for both short and long term successes. We visit the child to make sure that their needs are being met and we advocate for their best interest in.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

815 Beville RdSuite ASouth Daytona, FL 32119

(29.17717,-81.0228)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Development
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Average of 8 flexible hours a month

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