main Duties of A CASA Volunteer

 
 

INVESTIGATION
You carry out an objective examination of the situation, including relevant history, environment, relationships, and needs of the child.

FACILITATION
You identify resources and services for the child and facilitate a collaborative relationship between all parties involved in the case, helping to create a situation in which the child’s needs can be met.

ADVOCACY
You speak up for the child by making recommendations regarding thechild’s best interests in a written court report.

MONITORING
You keep track of whether the orders of the court and the plans of the child protective services agency are carried out, and you report to the court or collaborate with the child protective services agency when any of the parties do not follow those orders and plans.

 

Ready to Apply?

 
 
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Complete online application

  • Application should take about 30 minutes to complete. Applicants should also be ready to provide the names and contact information for 3 references.

  • Complete and submit background authorization form via scan, fax or USPS. CASA cannot begin processing the application until the background authorization form is received.

  • Applicant to notify references to be on lookout for electronic request from Beth Fultz, CASA of St. Louis to provide feedback.

remaining 2019 pre-service training dates

Late Summer:
Application deadline: July 12, 2019
Training begins: August 6, 2019
Training dates: Tuesday evenings
Training times: 5:30pm-9:00pm

 Fall:
Application deadline: September 13, 20
Training begins: October 9, 2019
Training dates: Wednesday evenings
Training times: 5-:30pm-9:00pm