Court Appointed Special Advocate


(45.647617,-122.667595)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

YWCA of Clark County3609 Main StVancouver, WA 98663

About

Hundreds of abused, neglected and abandoned children are the subjects of legal proceedings each year in Clark County. The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained volunteer representing the best interests of the child in legal proceedings, insuring that the child's voice is heard in this complicated system. The CASA follows the child's progress throughout the court intervention, advocating for his/her needs. To provide this service for a child, the volunteer investigates the facts of the case, recommends a course of action to the court, monitors progress, and encourages positive communication. Initial training is provided quarterly, as well as ongoing, in-service training sessions. We particularly need more male, bilingual and bicultural volunteers. Average 10-12 hour per month commitment. Must be at least 21 years old.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year
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