Court Appointed Special Advocate


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

220 N. WashingtonCerro Gordo County CourthouseMason City, IA 50401

About

CASA volunteers are assigned by a juvenile judge to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are under the protection of the court. The focus is on safety and permanency for the children. CASA volunteers investigate the circumstances of the child's situation, write reports to the Court and monitor the Court's orders. The North Iowa CASA program serves Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Hancock, Mitchell, Worth and Winnebago counties and is open to men and women of various racial and ethnic backgrounds. Approximately 30 hours of training is provided. Training classes held year round. Visit our website at northiowacasa.com

Skills

  • Advocacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 7-10 hrs/ month
  • Minimum of one year commitment post training

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