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.
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