I am For the Child


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


638 NE 5th St.McMinnville, OR 97128
Become a CASA. Lift up a child's voice. A child's life.


A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is a trained community volunteer appointed by a Judge to speak for the best interest of an abused and/or neglected children. A CASA volunteer works as an official part of the judicial proceedings, working alongside attorneys and social workers. Findings show that children who have been assigned a CASA volunteer tend to spend less time within the foster care system and have a better chance of finding permanent homes. Although we cannot provide you with monetary rewards, there are many benifits to volunteering as a CASA. These include the opportunity to: -Make a difference in the life and future of a child who has been a victim of abuse and/or neglect -Help a child/children find permanency in a safe, loving home -Assist judges in obtaining a clear picture of a child's life and needs -Gain an understanding of the courts, legal proceedings, and social service agencies -Develop/utilize communication skills -Utilize your past experiences/skills -Form friendships with like-minded people in your community -Have access to training


  • General Education
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 years (average life of a case)
  • -Ability to keep all client and court information confidential-Ability to communicate ef

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