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Casa - Ottawa County

Agency Description
CASA Volunteers are needed in Ottawa County! Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer is a trained community member who is appointed by the judge to speak up for children that are in court due to abuse and/or neglect. CASA volunteers are appointed by the court to conduct an independent investigation of the case. They are sworn in as an officer‚??s of the court.The CASA volunteer‚??s role is comprised of advocating, investigating, facilitating and monitoring. This is accomplished by weekly contact with the child, (or in most cases a sibling group of children) to establish a relationship with the child(ren) to better understand the minor‚??s needs; assess and make recommendations to the Court concerning the best interests of the child(ren).The CASA volunteer gathers independent information from attorneys, social workers, parents, school personnel and other‚??s who are involved with the child. From the information gathered, the CASA will submit a written report to the court.CASA volunteers appear in court for review hearings.CASA volunteers monitor the child's case as it goes through the court system to help ensure that the child's needs are being met and advocate for all necessary services.CASA volunteers provide a consistent source of support for the child during the court process.A CASA volunteer works with attorneys, social workers, caseworkers, parents, school personnel and other‚??s who are involved with the child. From the information gathered, the CASA will make recommendations to the judge as to what is in the best interest of the child.
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Opportunity:Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Volunteers Needed!

Date:06/26/2018 -

Agency:Casa - Ottawa County

We are in need of caring individuals to become CASA volunteers who are able to advocate for the children in Ottawa County. CASA volunteers must commit, once assigned to a case, until a permanent plan for the child(ren) has been implemented.CASA volunteers spend an average of 10-20 hours each month on their cases.You must attend a 30-hour training program prior to court certification.You are expected to attend monthly case support and training sessions with other CASA volunteers.You are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education per year

Opportunity:Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Date:03/26/2018 -

Agency:Casa - Ottawa County

We are in need of caring individuals to become CASA volunteers who are able to advocate for the children in Ottawa County. CASA volunteers must commit, once assigned to a case, until a permanent plan for the child(ren) has been implemented.CASA volunteers spend an average of 10-20 hours each month on their cases.You must attend a 30-hour training program prior to court certification.You are expected to attend monthly case support and training sessions with other CASA volunteers.You are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education per year

Opportunity:CASA Volunteer

Date:12/08/2017 -

Agency:Casa - Ottawa County

We are in need of caring individuals to become CASA volunteers who are able to advocate for the children in Ottawa County. CASA volunteers must commit, once assigned to a case, until a permanent plan for the child(ren) has been implemented.CASA volunteers spend an average of 10-20 hours each month on their cases.You must attend a 30-hour training program prior to court certification.You are expected to attend monthly case support and training sessions with other CASA volunteers.You are required to complete 12 hours of continuing education per year.