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Advocate for a child who has experienced abuse or neglect

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ORGANIZATION: CASA OF THE FOX CITIES INC

Science proves that one consistent adult can change the story of a child who has experienced abuse or neglect.

Could you be the one?

Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate, or CASA!

Build a relationship with a child or sibling group, identify their needs, and give them a voice in a process that can otherwise feel lonely.

No prior child welfare experience is necessary. Thorough training is provided. Training occurs in-person near Fox River Mall in Appleton, and the hours are set. Once trained, you serve when it suits your schedule.

Learn more at www.casafc.org or call Leah at 920-257-4733 ext 107.

Don't delay! There are dozens of children waiting for an advocate right now. Training starts mid-June. Reach out now and Leah will guide you through the process of discerning if being a CASA is right for you.

More opportunities with CASA OF THE FOX CITIES INC

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About CASA OF THE FOX CITIES INC

Location:

1500 N CASALOMA DR STE 200, APPLETON, WI 54913, US

Mission Statement

To advocate in our local courts, with community volunteers to achieve placement in safe and permanent homes for children who have experienced abuse and neglect.

Description

CASA of the Fox Cities, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, is dedicated to training volunteers who are assigned by judges to monitor children who have experienced abuse or neglect. Volunteers meet with these children regularly and provide reports to the court. Judges use those reports to determine what is in the best interest of these vulnerable children.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Appleton, WI 54913

(44.3317,-88.421)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Development
  • Case Work / Management
  • Child Advocacy
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • After training, advocates can expect to spend 4-10 hours per month ensuring that the child(ren) they advocate for are safe, their needs are met, and their voices are heard.
  • Interested advocates attend an information session, and complete an application and interview before embarking on 30 hours of eye-opening training, held in-person near Fox River Mall. Background checks completed at CASA's expense.

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