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Voices for Children

Man & Toddler - Be the Voice

Consider advocating for a local foster youth with Voices for Children! Nearly 100 foster youth are waiting to be matched with a caring, consistent adult who will support them and ensure they have the resources they need to thrive. With just 10 to 15 hours per month you can become a CASA and make a difference in the life of a child.

Help us provide a trained advocate for every child who needs one - click here to sign up for a volunteer information session: https://www.speakupnow.org/volunteer-2/information-sessions/

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About Voices for Children

Location:

2851 Meadow Lark Drive, San Diego, CA 92123, US

Mission Statement

Voices for Children transforms the lives of abused children in San Diego County by providing them with volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs). We believe that every child deserves a safe and permanent home, and to that end, will review and monitor every court file in the system, provide a CASA to every child in the foster care system who needs one, and advocate to improve the lives of San Diego County’s foster children.

Description

CASAs can change the trajectory of a foster child’s life. They focus on an individual child’s needs, working one-on-one with a child or set of siblings. They provide a source of consistency and stability, visiting with their case children at least once a month. CASAs gather information from files and reports and communicate with social workers, family members, school officials, and other professionals in the children’s lives. They use this information and firsthand observations to advocate for the children’s best interests in Court, as well as in other aspects of their lives, such as education, health, and living arrangements. No experience is necessary! We provide all the training you’ll need, as well as a dedicated staff supervisor to partner with you on the case. With just 10-15 hours a month, you can make a difference in the life of a foster child!

Children & Youth
Justice & Legal
LGBTQ+

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

All of San Diego CountySan Diego, CA 92123

(32.81025,-117.13235)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Advocacy
  • Child Development
  • Child Advocacy
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours per month.

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