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CASA Pre-Service Training in Howard County Maryland

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ORGANIZATION: Voices for Children, Inc. - Howard County

  • 145 people are interested
Even the softest voices need to be heard

Each year in Howard County Maryland, children are abused and neglected or abandoned by their families. These children are removed from their homes and placed in foster care or institutions. That's where Voices for Children CASA volunteers come in. Our CASA volunteers work to ensure that all children have a safe and permanent home.

Training dates have yet to be set for July/August 2024 session, dates are dependent on the number of trainees and their availability. A combination of 1 in-person and 2 virtual training sessions focus on the dynamics of child abuse and neglect, an understanding of the court process and familiarity with community resources. After completion of training and background checks, volunteers are assigned a child through the court system.

If you are interested in joining the next class, please complete our application at https://voicesforchildren.org/volunteer/.

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About Voices for Children, Inc. - Howard County

Location:

8358 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Ellicott City, MD 21043, US

Mission Statement

As a member of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program, our mission is to ensure that abused and neglected children are placed in safe, permanent homes.

Description

Voices for Children trains and supervises volunteers as court advocates for abused, neglected and at risk youth in Howard County Maryland. Volunteers provide background information and recommendations to the court on behalf of a child. They also provide needed emotional support for these children.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8358 Main Street2nd FloorEllicott City, MD 21043

(39.26846,-76.80022)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Child Advocacy
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One year when assigned to child
  • Anyone who believes every child deserves a safe permanent home.

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