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Speak Up for Abused and
Become a CASA Advocate Volunteer. Everyday in our community abused and neglected children are removed from their homes and placed in foster because their parents are not caring for them. CASA volunteers are individuals who are appointed by the court to advocate for abused and neglected children.
It is the job of a CASA Volunteer to:
• Visit the child regularly
• Research the child’s history and current status
• Provide written reports to the court to use in determining
• Follow up to ensure that children receive necessary services
• To act as an advocate at every stage of the proceedings as defined by Idaho State Code
• To act as a Guardian Ad Litem for the court
Qualifications of a Guardian Ad Litem
An interest in children, their rights and special needs. Time to devote to training, investigation, research and follow-up of a child or family group residing in foster care. Ability to work with a child or children, family members, and professionals using tact, professionalism, concern and basic human relational skills. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, make verbal and written reports to the Court with the help of a staff person, and to other persons as needed. Complete criminal and child protection background checks.
How do I become a CASA Volunteer?
Contact Tina Freckleton at the Third Judicial District GAL Program 208.724.7592 or email the program at firstname.lastname@example.org
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