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Senior Hub RSVP - SHOUT (Senior Hub Outreach)

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CASA, Court-Appointed Special Advocates, is a volunteer-based, nonprofit organization that trains and supervises community members to represent the best interests of child victims of physical, sexual, emotional abuse and neglect that are currently in the judicial system.

A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained volunteer who represents the best interests of child victims of physical, sexual, or emotional abuse and neglect that are currently in the judicial system. CASA Volunteers are supervised by CASA team members and work alongside the child's legal and professional team. They ensure that the child's physical, mental, educational and emotional needs are being met, and advocate for the child in court, all the while supporting them in their journey to find a safe and permanent home. In Adams and Broomfield Counties alone, there are over 1,100 children that need a loving and caring CASA .

CASA Volunteers complete an online application, interview, and 30 hours of pre-service training (15 hours of independent work, 15 hours in-class). A successful CASA Volunteer is mature, stable, open-minded, empathetic, collaborative, and confident. They also have an ability to problem-solve and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Please note that in order to become a CASA Volunteer, you must be 21+ years of age, must pass a criminal background check, and must have lived in the United States for the past 7 years.
Skills required:
-Case Work/Management -Child Welfare -Problem Solving -Verbal/Written Communication -Relationship Building -Child Advocacy

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About Senior Hub RSVP - SHOUT (Senior Hub Outreach)

Location:

9025 Grant St Ste 150, Thornton, CO 80229, US

Mission Statement

Senior Hub's RSVP - SHOUT (Senior Hub Outreach) helps people to find service opportunitities in their home communities that match their personal interests and utilize their skills and lifelong experiences. Participants serve from a few to over 40 hours a week in a wide variety of organizations.

Description

The Senior Hub's programs are designed to engage older Americans in meaningful volunteer activities in their local communities, and to provide services which will allow them to remain independently in their homes for as long as possible.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Adams County Justice Center1100 Judicial Center DriveBrighton, CO 80601

(39.96935,-104.7608)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 - 15 hours per month after training.
  • -Must have lived in the U.S. for the past 7 years -Must have up-to-date auto insurance

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