Educational Advocates (Ages 21 years and older)

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C.A.S.A. of San Bernardino County

Effective Advocacy
You too can help a child succeed in school

Our Educational Advocates are trained volunteers who are appointed by the court to be the Educational Advocate for dependent children and youth of the foster care system, whose parents cannot or will not advocate for them in the educational arena.

Our Educational Advocates can represent up to 5 children at a time, attending educational meetings (IEP's) and contacting/visiting the child's school to check up on how each child is doing in school. The Educational Advocate is also required to write a report to the court on each child's educational progress/goals two times per year.

Advocates can spend from 3-5 hours per month minimum on each child they represent depending on when reports are due and how active they want to be in meeting with the teachers and children.

Be the difference in a child's life, and give them the gift of a brighter future!

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About C.A.S.A. of San Bernardino County

Location:

851 S. Mt. Vernon Avenue, Suite 7A, Colton, CA 92324, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of C.A.S.A. of San Bernardino County is to improve the quality of life for foster youth and youth on probation with stable and consistent advocacy and mentoring provided through trained community volunteers.

Description

C.A.S.A. of San Bernardino County is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1984 at the urging of the Juvenile Court Judges. We are the only agency designated to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in San Bernardino County. Our agency relies heavily on a team of dedicated and well trained volunteers to provide advocacy for the county's abused and neglected children.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

851 S. Mt. Vernon AvenueSuite 7AColton, CA 92324

(34.05643,-117.31026)
 

SKILLS

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 to 5 hours/month minimum per child served
  • Ability to meet with teachers, principals and school administration as deemed necessary

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