Guardian ad Litem - District 22A
Be The Voice For A Child
Company: Guardian ad Litem - District 22A
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Location: 201 E. Water Street, Statesville, NC, 28677
Project Details

Did you know that there are local children in urgent need of your help? Each year more than half a million children suffer abuse or neglect, often resulting in the need for court intervention. A Guardian ad Litem volunteer is the eyes and ears for a judge and the person who tells the child's story to the court. These volunteers are needed in every N.C. county to help judges make decisions regarding the best interests of each child. A volunteer's advocacy ensures that children have a safe permanent home and the appropriate services to lead a healthy successful life. Training, support, and supervision are offered to assist volunteers as they work to make a difference for children.

General requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 33 hours of initial training and then at least 8-10 hrs a month, plus scheduled court hearings throughout assignment.
  • Complete online application, background checks, in-person interview, pre-service training, monthly visits with child, complete court reports and on-going communication with assigned program staff members.
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    Community