University of Denver

Child Advocates - Denver CASA

Contact Person:

Mrs. Emily Thomas phone: 3038324592

Agency Description:

The Mission of Child Advocates, Denver CASA is to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in Denver Juvenile Court through the services of specially selected and trained community volunteers from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Website:

http://denvercasa.org

Organization Type:

Diversity | Rights and legal issues | Healthcare, Mental Health and/or Disabilities | Youth and families | Politics and/or Community Organizing |

Opportunities:

CASA Volunteer (Court Appointed Special Advocate) |

Volunteer Opportunity

CASA Volunteer (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

Description: CASA Volunteers give abused and neglected children hope by visiting with them twice each month, communicating with other professionals including Social Services Case Workers, Attorneys, teachers, family members and more, and speaking up for them in court making sure their needs and wishes are heard. Today, over 600 children in Denver alone are in need of a CASA volunteer. Stand up for a child. Be their voice. Become a CASA!


Requirements for volunteers: 21+, must pass a background check, 18-month commitment.


Number of Volunteers Needed: 600
Time Commitment: Flexible
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: Our next training will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning Tuesday, October 14th. Training is held 5 times each hear. Email or call Emily Thomas to request an application and to schedule an interview.

Availability: Weekday - No | Weekend: No | Morning: No | Evening: Yes | Afternoon: No
Expires on: December 31 2016
Is Public Transportation Available: Yes

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