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The Court Appointed Advocates (CASA) are community members who volunteer their time to be a second set of eyes and ears for these children--to make sure their needs are being met while in foster care. The attorneys' have high case loads in our county. On difficult cases, they sometimes need extra help. They ask support staff for a CASA volunteer to help them with their case.
The Office of Guardian ad Litem and CASA is looking for more volunteers. CASA is the only volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens as officers of the court. Being a CASA volunteer does not require any special education or background. We are simply looking for people who care about children and have common sense. As a volunteer, you will be thoroughly trained and well supported by professional staff to help you through each case. A Guardian ad Litem is an attorney that represents the best interest of children who are involved Juvenile Court because they were abused, neglected or are dependent through no fault of their own.
Please contact Lori Short at firstname.lastname@example.org
206 W. Tabernacle, Suite 175, St. George, UT 84770, US
Our Mission is to preserve and strengthen families whenever possible, and when it is not, to achieve permanency for children in a timely manner. We work collaboratively to meet children’s needs for safety, stability, nurturance, and love. Our advocates strive to represent children with proficiency and diligence. We are accountable, ethical and professional as individuals and as a system.
The Office of the Guardian ad Litem and CASA is a state office within the Judicial Branch of government which advocates for the best interest of abused and neglected children within the court system. The Guardian ad Litem attorney and CASA volunteers work in collaboration with key agencies and community resources to serve as the child's advocate and represent what is in the best interest of the child in the court. The Office of the Guardian ad Litem and CASA promotes the policies of the Child Welfare Reform Act: that children in foster care not remain in limbo more than 12 months without a permanency decision. The Office of the Guardian ad Litem and CASA also strive to assure adequate representation for each child for whom the office is appointed whether or not that child is in foster care.
We'll work with your schedule.
206 West TabernacleSuite 175St. George, UT 84770
April 24, 2020