Help a child. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

P.O. Box 866Jeffersonville, IN 47131

About

Job Description for Volunteer
CASA - The Voice of Clark County's Children

Position Title: Court Appointed Special Advocate

Purpose of Position: Advocate for the best interest of an abused/neglected child who is involved in court proceedings in Clark County IN.

Qualifications:

21 years of age or older.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Work compatibly with others.
Professional appearance and demeanor.

To Apply:
Complete the Volunteer Application form.
Provide three references unrelated to applicant.
Submit to background checks.

Complete a face to face interview.

Training Requirements:
Complete 30 hours of Volunteer Training.
Complete 12 hours of continued training annually.

Child Advocate Responsibilities:
Interview the child and relevant adults and gather as much factual information as possible. Collaboratively and professionally work with others involved in the case.
Review records regarding the case.
Submit a report to the court with recommendations that are in the best interest of the child.
Attend court hearings.

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per month
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