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Court Appointed Special Advocate

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ORGANIZATION: Florida Guardian ad Litem Office - Circuit 15

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A Court Appointed Special Advocate or "CASA" is also known as a "Guardian ad Litem" in many states including Florida.

The Florida Guardian ad Litem Office
represents abused, abandoned and neglected children in the courtroom and community. Through the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team that includes an attorney, a trained volunteer, and a certified child advocate manager, our team provides quality representation for the best interests of abused, neglected, and abandoned children while assisting in expressing their needs and wishes.

In Florida, we recognize that children cannot make decisions for themselves that involve their health and safety. Guardian ad Litem volunteers provide all information to the judge, visit the children, attend court and advocate for what is in the child’s best interest. Guardians ad Litem become people our children can trust, helping us be their VOICE.

Guardians are rewarded by knowing they've made a difference in each of the cases they've handled.

  • must be 21 years old with a clean criminal background
  • extensive training and certifications
  • 15-20+ hours a month- 1 1/2 - 2 year commitment- (length of a case)
  • no special legal skills or other background required- just a desire to help

Please contact 561-355-6224 for more information or www.galpbc.org

Make a lasting difference in the life of a child: Become a Guardian!




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About Florida Guardian ad Litem Office - Circuit 15

Location:

Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, US

Mission Statement

To provide the most vulnerable children in Florida with an adult from their community who will be a consistent, positive presence in the child’s life as part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes an attorney, child welfare professional and hopefully a community volunteer providing the highest quality community advocacy and legal representation to protect each child’s legal interests. To provide dependency judges with thorough and accurate information regarding the children under the court’s jurisdiction.

Description


The Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office represents abused, abandoned and neglected children in court and the community. Through the collaboration of a multi-disciplinary team that always includes a Guardian ad Litem Attorney, child welfare professional, and hopefully a trained volunteer or pro bono attorney from the child’s community, our team provides quality, independent legal representation for abused, neglected, and abandoned children while assisting the child in expressing their needs and wishes. Our unique approach allows us to support the whole child, addressing their physical, educational, mental, emotional, social, and legal needs.

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 West Palm Beach, FL 33401

(26.71535,-80.05332)
 

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10-15 hours a month- 1-2 year commitment
  • clean background, 21 years old+, time

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