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Central Georgia CASA

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Join us in ensuring that children and youth in foster care have a safe path to a forever home by becoming a CASA volunteer.

The training will consist of 5 sessions from August 20 - September 24. You will complete work on your own online, and we will also meet five times either virtually or in-person Thursday, August 20, August 27, September 3, September 17, and September 24 from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM.

Here's how:
1) Review the requirements for becoming a CASA volunteer on our website - www.cgacasa.org/volunteer
2) Complete and submit an application.
3) Participate in at least one virtual interview. Depending upon the outcome of the interview, you will be invited to pre-service training.
4) Attend and successfully complete our 30-hour pre-service training program.
5) Participate in 10-hours of court observation.
6) Provide 4 personal and professional references.
7) Complete a Live Scan and pass Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Sex Offender Registry, Child Abuse Registry, Social Security Card and local security checks.
8) Be sworn in by our Juvenile Court Judge as a volunteer officer of the court.
9) Proudly SAY...I am changing children's stories!

*You MUST complete an online application and an interview with a CASA staff member prior to attending training.*

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About Central Georgia CASA

Location:

3888 Northside Drive, Suite B, Macon, GA 31210, US

Mission Statement

Central Georgia CASA seeks to provide trained, committed volunteer child advocates for abused and neglected children in the Bibb Judicial Circuit.

Description

Central Georgia CASA recruites, screens, trains, and supports CASA volunteers who advocate for the best interests of children in foster care in Bibb, Crawford, and Peach counties. CASA volunteers are committed, caring adults from the community who have completed volunteer training, been sworn-in by the Juvenile Court Judge, and are paired with a child (or sibling group) in foster care.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal

WHEN

Thu Aug 20, 2020 - Thu Sep 24, 2020
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM  

WHERE

3888 Northside DriveSuite BMacon, GA 31210

(32.89773,-83.69704)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child Development
  • Child Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Training is 30 hours in class and 10 hours of court observation. Once assigned a case, the commitment is normally about 10-20 hours a month primarily on your own schedule, besides court hearings and panel reviews.
  • No special skills needed! Just a desire to help children and advocate for their best interest.

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