Volunteer Child Advocate (CASA)

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CASA of Gratiot County

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In an overburdened social welfare system, abused and neglected children will often slip through the cracks. A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) represents the best interest of abused, neglected and deprived children in court proceedings within our community. A CASA serves as the eyes and ears of the court by providing information that the judge needs in order to make a decision that is in the child’s best interest. CASAs are appointed to a child's case and are responsible for taking time to find about the child. CASA volunteers search for information, review records, observe visits, talk to agency workers, write reports, and appear in court for the hearings. CASA's advocate for the best interests of the children.

If you have a heart for children and believe all children deserve to a safe home, a permanent home as quickly as possible, this is the opportunity for you.

Learn more about being a volunteer on the Third Tuesday of every month at CASA and Coffee! At the Wilcox Non-Profit Center in Alma, MI at 7:30am, 12:30pm, and 5:30pm you can get your questions answered about what a CASA is and whether it's right for you! Our next dates are March 16, April 16, and May 21st!

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Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

525 N. State St. Suite 4Alma, MI 48801

(43.381157,-84.66277)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • We ask that you can commit 12-18 months or more.

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