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San Juan County CASA Program

Become a CASA volunteer by joining the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) staff for Spring Pre-Service Training.

A CASA volunteer is a trained community volunteer appointed by the Children's Court Judge to speak for the best interests of abused or neglected children.

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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.
Children & Youth
Community
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

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GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 Year
  • In order to become a CASA volunteer you must be 21 or older, pass a background check, commit to 1 year of service, volunteer 6-10 hours a month, visit CASA child once a month, and attend Pre-Service Training. 

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