Be the Change - Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children!
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BE THE CHANGE - Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate!
Norfolk CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is recruiting volunteers for our upcoming Pre-Service training class, set to begin on March 19, 2018.
Norfolk CASA volunteers advocate for abused and neglected children in the city of Norfolk. We are the child's voice in court, and a support for them during this most confusing and traumatic time. As the 'eyes and ears of the judge,’ we investigate and report our findings to the court at each hearing. Advocating always for the best interest of the child, we stay by their side until they are in a safe and permanent placement.
Because of the vulnerable population of children we serve, there is a rigorous and thorough application and interview process. We do not require certain education or work experience, but you must pass reference and background checks. After being trained and sworn in as a CASA, you will be assigned a case and see your CASA kids a minimum of twice a month. On average, our volunteer advocates spend 10-15 hours each month working on their case.
If you are interested or have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 757-823-4880. Or simply visit our website at norfolkcasa.com!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
We'll work with your schedule.
Norfolk CityNorfolk, VA 23510
- People Skills
- Reading Comprehension
- Cross-cultural Communication
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Critical Thinking
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- generally 8-12 hours per month
- Relliable transportation, attendance at pre-service training