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San Juan County CASA Program

The San Juan CASA Program is looking for community members to help speak up for a child in foster care. As a CASA volunteer you can give a child a voice by advocating for their best interest. Help make a difference by helping them reach a safe and permanent home.

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About San Juan County CASA Program

Location:

807 W APACHE ST, FARMINGTON, NM 87401, US

Mission Statement

San Juan CASA’s mission is to support effective volunteer advocacy for the best interest of abused and neglected children involved in the court system, and to ensure that every child has a safe, supportive and permanent home.

Description

A CASA is a trained community volunteer appointed by the Children’s Court Judge to speak for the best interests of a child brought before the court due to abuse or neglect. Becoming a CASA volunteer is a chance to:

  • Give back to the community;
  • Take on a challenge, learn new things, make new friends;
  • Explore a career path;
  • Work alongside attorneys and social workers to better understand the system.
CASA volunteers benefit both the child and the court system by advocating for the child’s needs to all persons involved in the system.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Advocacy
  • Child Advocacy

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • One year commitment.
  • Attend 30 hours of pre-service training along with 5 hours of court observation.

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