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ORGANIZATION: Guardian Ad Litem Program - 15th Judicial Circuit

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Make a difference in the life of a child today by assisting the Guardian ad Litem Program with clerical duties. This is a Volunteer Only position and will not lead to employment.

The Palm Beach County Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program Office is located in the downtown West Palm Beach Courthouse. Assistance is needed to perform a variety of office duties such as receptionist, responding to telephone and email inquires, scanning of documents, arranging appointments, and much more.

Guardians ad Litem are trained, court-appointed volunteers who advocate for the best interests of children who are abused, neglected, or abandoned and who are involved in dependency court proceedings. Children deserve and should have a voice in their lives and their futures. GALs are the children’s voice in Court. All training provided.

A background screening will be required. Learn more by contacting us at 561-355-6224 or visiting www.galpbc.org.

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About Guardian Ad Litem Program - 15th Judicial Circuit

Location:

Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Hwy, Suite 5.1130, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Guardian ad Litem program is to speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courts. We promote and support quality volunteer representation for children to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

Description

In the US each year, more than half a million abused and neglected children are in need of safe, permanent, nurturing homes. That's where Guardian ad Litem steps in. As trained advocates, Guardian ad Litem volunteers are appointed by Judges in the Juvenile Dependency System to be a voice for these children in court. The goal is for each child to be placed into a safe, loving home where he/she can thrive. It is the Guardian ad Litem program vision to provide a volunteer for each and every abused and neglected child who needs one. We are also known as the "CASA" (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program in some states across the US.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Palm Beach County Courthouse205 North Dixie HwySuite 5.1130West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(26.7085,-80.0658)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Office Reception

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check

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