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DeKalb County CASA Program

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DeKalb County CASA Program

Make a difference in your community by giving a voice and a brighter future for an abused or neglected child in foster care. The Volunteer Information Session will provide an overview of the DeKalb County CASA Program for those interested in volunteering with the DeKalb County CASA Program. DeKalb County CASA is currently recruiting CASA, Education Advocate and Ambassador volunteers. A CASA volunteer is a trained community member appointed by a juvenile court judge to advocate on behalf of the best interests of an abused and/or neglected child in foster care. An Education Advocate is a CASA who focuses on the educational needs of a child. An Ambassador helps educate and raise community awareness regarding the DeKalb County CASA Program and the children served. During the information session, DeKalb CASA staff will provide an overview of the history of the organization, offer information on voluteer roles, commitment expectations, discuss the volunteer training sessions, and explain the next steps; application, references, schedule an interview with a staff member. and answer any questions participants may have. For more information regarding this event please contact Justine Ferreira, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator by phone (404) 292-8291, email justine.ferreira@dekalbcasa.org or visit www.dekalbcasa.org

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About DeKalb County CASA Program

Location:

Judge Gregory A. Adams Juvenile Justice Center, 4309 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the DeKalb County CASA is to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are under the protection of DeKalb Juvenile Court and are seeking to assure safe, permanent families for them as quickly as possible.

Description

DeKalb County CASA screens, trains, and supervises volunteers who provide a voice for abused and neglected children in the DeKalb Juvenile Court system.

WHEN

Mon Nov 18, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

Gregory A. Adams Juvenile Justice Center4309 Memorial DriveDecatur, GA 30032

(33.77457,-84.24603)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Advocacy
  • Child Advocacy
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • If registering within 24 hours of the scheduled date, contact Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Coordinator Justine Ferreira at 404-292-8291, or call our office at 404-378-0038 to register.

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