A Court Appointed Special Advocate (or CASA) volunteer makes a difference for children in foster care. CASA volunteers are paired to work one-on-one with a child and ensure they have the services and support needed in the areas important to all children: stable placement, education, and healthcare. There are 30,000 kids in the child welfare system in LA and many need the support of a CASA volunteer.
The first step toward becoming a CASA volunteer is attending a one-hour information session, where we describe the role and impact our volunteers have.
We are offering information sessions in the following locations:
- Long Beach 7/19/17 at 6:00pm and 8/8 at 6:00pm
- West Hollywood on 7/22/17 at 10:00am
- Culver City on 7/26/17 at 12:00pm
- Torrance on 8/19/17 at 10:00am
- Santa Monica on 8/22/17 at 6:00pm
- San Pedro on 8/31/17 at 5:30pm
To RSVP for one of these information sessions, please visit: http://casala.org/informationsessions/ or call 323-859-2888. More information is available at http://casala.org/.
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- Critical Thinking
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Child Welfare
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 15-20 hours per month, minimum two year commitment
- Willingness to travel wherever your child is placed