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CASA of Middlesex County Seeking Volunteers

Upcoming Training for New Volunteer Advocates for Children

 

Upcoming Training for New Volunteer Advocates for Children Press Release 1/25/16 NEW BRUNSWICK - Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Middlesex County has current openings for volunteers to advocate for children in Middlesex County who have experienced abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers, who are appointed by a judge, provide an independent voice for a child and speak for the child’s best interests. They research the child welfare case, meet with the child and the people involved in the child’s life and provide reports to the court to help secure a safe, stable and permanent home for the child as quickly as possible. The vision of CASA of Middlesex County is to provide access to a Court Appointed Special Advocate to any child in Middlesex County who has been removed from their home because of abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers come from all walks of life, with no special background needed. Training and ongoing supervision for volunteers is provided. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and pass background checks. The next volunteer training session begins Feb. 16, 2016. Applications are due by Feb. 11, 2016. For info on volunteering call (732) 246-4449, email info@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org, or visit http://www.casaofmiddlesexcounty.org/ Photo from publicdomainpictures.org

Press Release 1/25/16 – NEW BRUNSWICK – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Middlesex County has current openings for volunteers to advocate for children in Middlesex County who have experienced abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers, who are appointed by a judge, provide an independent voice for a child and speak for the child’s best interests. They research the child welfare case, meet with the child and the people involved in the child’s life and provide reports to the court to help secure a safe, stable and permanent home for the child as quickly as possible. The vision of CASA of Middlesex County is to provide access to a Court Appointed Special Advocate to any child in Middlesex County who has been removed from their home because of abuse or neglect.
CASA volunteers come from all walks of life, with no special background needed. Training and ongoing supervision for volunteers is provided. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and pass background checks. The next volunteer training session begins Feb. 16, 2016. Applications are due by Feb. 11, 2016.
For info on volunteering call (732) 246-4449, email info@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org, or visit http://www.casaofmiddlesexcounty.org/ Photo from publicdomainpictures.org. The photo above is not one of the children in the program but instead a model available in the public domain used to illustrate this article.

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