Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer

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Lucas County Juvenile Court CASA/GAL Program

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Volunteers are trained to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children. They investigate the case on behalf of the court, advocate for the child victim in the court and the social service system, and monitor the case until the child finds a safe, permanent home.

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About Lucas County Juvenile Court CASA/GAL Program

Location:

1801 Spielbusch Ave., Toledo, OH 43604, US

Mission Statement

The Lucas County CASA/GAL Program mission is to serve the best interests of abused and neglected children. We promote and support quality volunteer advocacy for children, to provide each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home.

Description

Thirty-six year old CASA/GAL program with over 200 active volunteer advocates. CASA serves as guardian ad litem and has party status to the Juvenile Court case. Program strongly supported by Juvenile Judge and Magistrates. Thirty hour initial training and 12 hours annual training required. CASA volunteers are sworn officers of the Court. Administrative staff includes director, staff attorney, and recruitment/training coordinator. Full time secretarial staff on duty to serve volunteers. Highly respected program within the community.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Lucas County CASA1801 Spielbusch AvenueToledo, OH 43604

(41.65818,-83.53709)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Welfare
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Case Work / Management
  • Critical Thinking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Averages between 2 and 10 hours a month.

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