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|Age Limit||21 and up|
CASA of Travis County speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. When the state steps in to protect a child’s safety, a judge appoints a trained CASA volunteer to make independent and informed recommendations in the child’s best interest. CASA volunteers come from every walk of life and share a commitment to improving children’s lives, a willingness to learn, and an open mind towards life experiences different from their own.
Please join us at a free Volunteer Info Session & Lunch to learn more about becoming a CASA volunteer. Lunch will begin at 11:30 am and the presentation will start at 11:45. There will be time for questions with our staff and current volunteer advocates after the presentation.
You must be at least 21 years of age and be able to pass extensive reference, Child Protective Services and criminal background checks before becoming a CASA volunteer. You may not be a current foster parent or be in the process of adopting a child from Child Protective Services. If an attorney, you may not concurrently be appointed to any cases involving Child Protective Services in Travis County.
CASA of Travis County’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity is an important part of our core values. In order to provide the best quality advocacy for children in our community, we believe that we must be responsive to the needs of everyone who may provide, receive or be affected by our services. To that end, all policies are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity and gender expression, marital status, physical abilities or national origin.
|Parking Details||Free parking for Info Session around 7701 N Lamar Blvd (please do not park in the lots of the buildings between 7701 and 183).|
|Causes||Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth|
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