Volunteers Needed to Help Foster Youth (ongoing basis - Statewide)
More than 600 youth "age out" of Maryland’s foster care system each year - many without the support of caring adults to help them make the difficult transition to adulthood. These youths have been in the foster care system for years - through no fault of their own - and never found permanent homes, and now must make it on their own.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for older foster youth complete an extensive training process before being appointed by the Juvenile Court to a case. CASA volunteers make a real difference in the lives of the older foster youth they serve by empowering them to advocate for themselves to access the support they need to make a successful transition to adulthood.
For more information, please call (410) 828-6761 or visit http://marylandcasa.org/get-involved/
Or check out our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiNCOEnJ22o
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 21
- 30 hr. initial training & 3 hr. courtroom obs.
- 8-10 hours/month after training