(26.995708,-82.09305)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

21450 Gibralter DrivePort Charlotte, FL 33952

Charlotte County's abused children need to know a Guardian ad Litem child advocate is available when they need one to speak up for what they need. Making a difference in a child's life can be a life-changing event--both for the child and the volunteer.

About

Florida Guardians ad Litem are child advocates for abused, abandoned and neglected child victims in court, the community, and the child welfare system--supported by staff.

Flexibility in volunteering on your own schedule, attracts many busy people, who can

  • Visit a child once monthly
  • Attend court 3-4 times annually-dates known 3-6 months in advance and rarely change
  • Keep track of what's happening on behalf of the child and advocate when necessary--own their own time, with staff support
  • Spend 8-10 hours monthly on their own time on their case--everyone begins with one case to see how it works into their personal schedule

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hrs monthly
  • Florida Resident
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