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Youth Service Bureau CASA

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Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers are trained citizens from all walks of life who are assigned by the juvenile court to advocate for the best interests of an abused or neglected child in court. Children helped by CASA volunteers include those who are in the legal custody of the state (foster care).

A CASA volunteer provides a judge with carefully researched background details about the child to help the court make a sound decision about that child's future. The CASA Volunteer visits the child at least once per month in the foster home or the home of relatives.

CASA Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age and a high school graduate. No particular professional experience is required. CASA Volunteers must be culturally competent, patient, objective, and accepting of others.


Seeking Female Volunteers: Yes

Seeking Male Volunteers: Yes

Minimum Match Commitment (in months): 12 months or longer

Type of Mentoring: One-to-One

Youth Population Served: Adjudicated/court involved, Foster, Residential or Kinship Care, Other

Mentoring Program Goals: Education/Academic Support, Healthy Behaviors, Other

Ages of Youth Served: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18, 18-24

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About Youth Service Bureau CASA

Location:

150 Cleveland Ave., Slidell, LA 70458, US

Mission Statement

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers are trained citizens from all walks of life who are assigned by the juvenile court to advocate for the best interests of an abused or neglected child in court. Children helped by CASA volunteers include those who are in the legal custody of the state (foster care).

A CASA volunteer provides a judge with carefully researched background details about the child to help the court make a sound decision about that child's future. The CASA Volunteer visits the child at least once per month in the foster home or the home of relatives.

Description

CASA Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age and a high school graduate. No particular professional experience is required. CASA Volunteers must be culturally competent, patient, objective, and accepting of others.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Slidell, LA 70458

(30.23961,-89.8224)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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