Have you ever wanted to make a difference in a child’s life? Well, here is your chance!! CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc. is offering the CASA 101 Advocate training.
CASA Advocate volunteers are trained members of the community who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Family Court. The CASA volunteer follows a child’s case as it moves through Family Court. The CASA volunteer research the case, learning everything they can about the child’s special situation. The CASA volunteer then makes recommendations to the judge on what’s best for the child’s future. CASA volunteers are dedicated to ensuring children find a safe, permanent and nurturing home as quickly as possible.
Schedule Day and time:
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00PM to 9:00PM
September 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and October 1st, 6, 8, 13, and 15 Refreshments provided.
Big Flats Community Center, 476 Maple Street, Big Flats, NY
Application, interview and background checks required. Independent Study also available.
If you want to help children but do not have the time to commit to becoming an Advocate, consider becoming a Board member.
If you are interested in becoming a CASA Advocate or CASA Board member, please call RSVP at 607-535-7105. Thank you for your support to abused and neglected children in our community.