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CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteer Information Session

January 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and make a difference in a child’s life.

Children in our community are waiting for someone like you to speak up for their best interests. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. They make sure the child’s needs are heard – in the community and in the courtroom – and serve as a caring, consistent adult in a child’s life. Children in foster care who have a CASA volunteer are more likely to succeed in school and adjust to change. And they’re half as likely to re-enter the foster care system later. As a volunteer, you can make all the difference for a child who has experienced abuse or neglect. Get involved, and change a child’s story.

Richmond CASA will be hosting 2 information sessions for potential volunteers. You will have the opportunity to learn how CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected. Current volunteers will be there to speak about their experiences and answer questions. Please join us on Thursday, December 19 or Thursday, January 2 from 6-7 pm.

Please RSVP (and indicate which date you plan to attend) by emailing heather.farber@richmondgov.com or calling 804-646-5180.

To learn more about volunteering with CASA, visit grscan.com/be-a-casa.

Richmond CASA is a program of Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now).

Details

Date:
January 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Email:
volunteer@grscan.com
Event Type:
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Website:
www.grscan.com/be-a-casa
Organizer:
Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now)
Locality:
Richmond City
Open to the public:
Yes

Venue

Richmond, 23226 United States
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Phone:
804-646-5180
Website:
www.grscan.com/be-a-casa