Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) @ YWCA

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Human Services Council - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

YWCA Clark County’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained volunteer who represents the best interests of a child placed in the foster care system, ensuring that the child's voice is heard. The CASA gathers information, follows the child's progress, monitors parent's progress, facilitates positive communication, and makes recommendations to the Court based on their findings. Thirty hours of pre-service training and 12 hours of annual continuing education are provided. For this position you must be the minimum age of 21 years old. Volunteers dedicate approximately 10-12 hours per month to advocate for abused and neglected children. Staff is always available to assist with the CASA volunteer on these tasks. Volunteers are provided 30+ hours of training.

Interested in this opportunity? Please contact 360-906-9112 / hjobe@ywcaclarkcounty.org

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About Human Services Council - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Location:

120 NE 136th AVE, Suite 215, Vancouver, WA 98684, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Connections mission is to connect the wisdom, experience, and talents of volunteers with opportunities to enrich the quality of life for themselves and their communities

Description

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program supports over 100 non-profits and organizations in Clark County, Washington by interviewing, screening, and referring volunteers ages 55 and up.

***IMPORTANT NOTE: The RSVP program will be closing its doors March 31, 2020. After that date it will be important to contact these opportunities directly using the information at the bottom of the opportunity details as no one will be available at RSVP to make your referral. Thank you for your service to our community!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3609 Main StreetVancouver, WA 98661

(45.6433,-122.624)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Law
  • Child Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 10 - 12 hours a month along with 12 hours of annual continuing education. 30 hours of pre-service training is provided.

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