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.
21 years of age or older.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Work compatibly with others.
Professional appearance and demeanor.
Complete the Volunteer Application form.
Provide three references unrelated to applicant.
Submit to background checks.
Complete a face to face interview.
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.
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 5-10 hours per month