Become a CASA Volunteer
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You can change the life of a vulnerable child in the foster care system. CASA Volunteers are individuals, just like you, who rise to the extraordinary and speak up for children who have been removed from their homes or are under court supervision due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. CASA Volunteers are appointed by a Family Court Judge and represent the best interest of the child.
Qualifications of a CASA
- Interest in children, their rights, and special needs
- Minimum age of 21
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Ability to pass state and federal background checks and a Child Abuse Registry Information (CARI) check
- Have 4 favorable references from sources other than relatives
CASA Volunteers must attend an information session before enrolling in the training program. More more information and to sign up for a session, please visit www.casamsc.org.
About Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris and Sussex Counties, Inc.
18 CATTANO AVENUE, MORRISTOWN, NJ 07960, US
Our mission is to speak up for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. We recruit, train and supervise community volunteers who provide a voice in court to assure each child a safe, permanent and nurturing home. Our vision is that CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties will become the model program for assisting children who have been removed from their home as a result of abuse, neglect or abandonment.
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris and Sussex Counties, Inc (CASA) is a private not-for-profit corporation.
We'll work with your schedule.
43-47 High StreetNewton, NJ 07860
- Child Welfare
- Basic Computer Skills
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- 5-20 hours per month