Newport News CASA, Inc.
CASA (Child Advocate) Volunteer
Company: Newport News CASA, Inc.
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Location: 230 25th Street, Newport News, VA, 23607
Project Details

A CASA is a professionally trained volunteer appointed by the Juvenile Court to advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused and/or neglected. By working alongside attorneys, social workers and other professionals, CASAs expedite permanency ensuring that children do not linger in the foster care system. Volunteers will receive 30 hours of training instructing them how to advocate for abused and neglected children. Upon successful completion of training, volunteers are expected to accept a case assignment and fulfill all duties towards advocating for the child's best interest.

General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12-24 month commitment to the program.
  • Must have valid driver's license and be able to transport themselves in own vehicle.
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    Advocacy & Human Rights
    Children & Youth
    Justice & Legal
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    Child Welfare
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