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CASA Office Advocate

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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Sonoma County

  • 26 people are interested

CASA is a non-profit, private organization that works with abused and neglected children. Office advocates provide an essential service to these children by helping staff with a variety of tasks. We need volunteers to answer phones, file, take messages and give staff support where needed. Trainings are now being held on a quarterly basis. Please contact CASA to find out the dates of our next training session.

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About Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Sonoma County

Location:

365 Casa Manana Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95409, US

Mission Statement

The Sonoma County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program is committed to serving abused and neglected children coming before the Juvenile Court for protection and rehabilitation services.
The purpose of the CASA program is to humanize the complex child welfare system for the child victim by providing a trained volunteer who will act as a consistent role model, advocate, and potential life connection.

Description

l. To reduce the trauma of children in the Juvenile Court dependency system by matching a child with a trained CASA volunteer who will offer support through a long term consistent relationship. The volunteer will explore and recommend resources and options available for the child and offer the child guidance and information in understanding and dealing with the complex, unfamiliar court, and child welfare systems.

2. To advocate vigorously for the rights of abused and neglected children in Sonoma County ensuring that all "reasonable efforts" have been made for a child at every stage of the court dependency process.

3. To improve the quality of information presented to the Juvenile Court on behalf of the child by informing the court of the child's adjustment and state of mind and by gathering relevant information and making appropriate case recommendations to be included in a written court report.

4. To develop and implement a sound program management plan including a comprehensive plan for the recruitment, retention, supervision, and training of a competent volunteer corps ethnically, racially, and linguistically representative of the population to be served.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

365 Casa Manana Rd.Santa Rosa, CA 95409

(38.46685,-122.59383)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Office Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Child Welfare
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 year/ once a week in the office 10am-3pm

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