We welcome people from all walks of life

We are simply looking for people who care about children and have common sense. As a volunteer, you will be thoroughly trained and well supported by professional staff to help you through each case. Read below for the minimum qualifications.

Because we are Everyday heroes

 

Minimum qualifications of CASA volunteers:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Have access to transportation
  • Pass screening requirements including written application, personal interview, personal references, national, state and local criminal records check, social security verification, sex offender registry check, motor vehicle check, and a child protective services check
  • Complete 30 hours of pre-service training and 12 hours of annual training, thereafter
  • Able to respect and relate to people of various backgrounds and life styles
  • Able to gather and record factual information
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Able to maintain objectivity/perspective
  • Able to keep information confidential
  • Able to work within established program policies and procedures and accept supervision from program staff

Time required of CASA volunteers:

  • Able to make a two-year commitment
  • Able to spend, on average, 12 hours a month on each case
  • Able to remain on the case until it terminates
     

CASA volunteers replace hurt with hope

What do CASA volunteeers do?