CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) - Training this Fall!!

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Children First, Inc.

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Athens-Oconee CASA

CASA volunteers are specifically trained individuals from all walks of life who advocate for the well-being of Athens and Oconee children in foster care. They are appointed by the court to speak up for the best interest of children.

Providing compassionate, individualized attention to help each child find a safe, permanent home is a CASA volunteer's sole purpose. By meeting with teachers, doctors, lawyers, social workers, and foster parents, they improve the child's representation, both in and out of court.

CASA volunteers are a stable influence in the life of a foster child whose whole world has been turned upside down due to abuse or neglect. They give the child hope by giving them a voice.

We are offering two different times for our orientation. Orientation will be on January 8th at either 10:30 or 5:30. The first day of training will be February 7th. We will offer both a morning and evening class. The last day of training will be March 7th. Our swearing in ceremony will be March 19th.

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Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Community

WHEN

Tue Jan 08, 2019 - Thu Mar 14, 2019
05:30 PM - 09:00 PM

WHERE

693 North Pope StreetAthens, GA 30601

(33.962055,-83.38568)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Welfare
  • Child Advocacy
  • Family Law
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • The life of a foster care case

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