Description

Be a child's voice!

A compelling volunteer opportunity helping to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in dependency court proceedings in Delaware and Chester counties. Volunteers are matched with one or more children from a family and work with caseworkers and attorneys to gather and present information concerning permanency of the children (reunification with the birth family or placement in safe and permanent homes through adoption), appropriate placements, and necessary services.

Volunteers are provided with initial training and ongoing support including supervision by a case supervisor and continuing education opportunities.

Time commitment is 10-15 hours a month with flexible hours.

Requirements

Requirements include:

  • Being at least 21 years of age
  • Reviewing and submitting our application form
  • Successfully completing a background check, including a Pennsylvania State Police check, FBI fingerprint check, and Child Abuse clearance
  • Interviewing with Team CASA
  • Submitting three references
  • Completing a minimum of 35 hours of initial training
  • Signing a confidentiality agreement
  • Taking an oath in court agreeing to abide by the laws and policies relating to CASA

 

Our volunteer needs

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About the organization

CASA Youth Advocates of Chester and Delaware Counties

Contact:
Tamara Wilson
Chester County CASA Program Manager/outreach Coordinator
Organization’s website:
https://delcocasa.org
Volunteer opportunity website:
https://delcocasa.org
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