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ORGANIZATION: The Florida Guardian ad Litem Office - 17th Circuit

  • 100 people are interested
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Join our webinar on Wednesdays at 12 Noon or 6PM, to learn how you can become a volunteer to speak up for our children alleged to have been abused, abandoned or neglected.

We will provide an overview of the Guardian ad Litem Office and the steps necessary to become a volunteer child advocate.

Email us at 17th.recruitment@gal.fl.gov or cal 954-831-6214 to confirm your attendance. Webinar link will be emailed upon confirmation. We hope to have you one of our webinars.

www.galbroward17.org

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About The Florida Guardian ad Litem Office - 17th Circuit

Location:

612 S. Andrews Avenue, Sutie 1000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301, US

Mission Statement

Program Mission: " Heartfelt Child Advocacy."

Description

The Florida Guardian Ad Litem Office advocates for the best interest of the children alleged to be abused, abandoned, or neglected who are involved in court proceedings. The program uses a team approach to advocate for the children, lay volunteers, child advocate coordinators, and attorneys. Together we collect comprehensive information about the child and family, attend staffings and hearings, and take steps to further the child’s best interests. Our volunteers visit the child monthly in the home environment and make recommendations to the court as to the child’s best interests, and inform the court of the child’s wishes. We also monitor the child’s safety and well-being, as well as significant changes in the parents’ lives, which could impact the child’s safety.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Visit with assigned child(ren) once per month and support the child throughout court proceedings.

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