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CASA for Kids of East Texas

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Become an independent voice in court for an abused child by volunteering as a CASA. CASA's must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a criminal background check. 32 hours of training will be provided. CASA's will conduct an independent investigation while becoming a positive figure in the life of an abused child or children. They will make recommendations to the family court judge based on the best interest of the child's needs and permanent placement. We represent children from Smith, Wood and Van Zandt Counties.

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About CASA for Kids of East Texas

Location:

3728 Southpark Drive, Tyler, TX 75703, US

Mission Statement

The mission of CASA for Kids of East Texas, Inc. is to support abused and neglected children in Smith, Van Zandt and Wood Counties by providing court appointed trained community volunteers who advocate for loving, safe, and permanent outcomes.

Description

Our organization trains volunteers to work with children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. The volunteer speaks for the best interest of the child in the court systems of Smith, Wood and Van Zandt Counties in Texas. The CASA volunteer will conduct and independent investigation while becoming a positive figure in the life of the child and advocate for their best interest in court.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3728 Southpark DriveTylerTyler, TX 75703

(32.30894,-95.27509)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Child Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • approximately 4-12 hrs per month dependent on case

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