Child Advocate Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

230 25th StreetNewport News, VA 23607


About

A CASA is a professionally trained volunteer appointed by the Juvenile Court to advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused and/or neglected. By working alongside attorneys, social workers and other professionals, CASAs expedite permanency ensuring that children do not linger in the foster care system. Volunteers will receive 30 hours of training instructing them how to advocate for abused and neglected children. Upon successful completion of training, volunteers are expected to accept a case assignment and fulfill all duties towards advocating for the child's best interest.

Skills

  • Child Welfare
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Google Apps
  • Internet Research
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-24 month commitment to the program.
  • Must have valid driver's license and be able to transport themselves in own vehicle.

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