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Information Sessions


Think being a CASA volunteer
might be for you? 

Have friends, family or colleagues
who might be interested?
Bring them along!

 
Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue:

Monday, August 21 at 6 pm 

County Clerk Bldg, 300 North Ave East, Westfield:

Wednesday, August 30 at 6 pm
Thursday, September 7 at 6 pm
Wednesday, September 20 at 6 pm
Thursday, October 12 at 6 pm
Tuesday, October 24 at 6 pm
Monday, November 6 at 6 pm
Monday, November 20 at 6 pm

Kenilworth Public Library, 548 Boulevard:
 
Monday, August 28 at 10:30 am

To register for an info session, contact Courtney
at (908) 293-8136 or cgreen@casaofunioncounty.org.

Anyone who meets the following criteria is eligible to train as a CASA volunteer.
Final selection is at the discretion of the CASA program.

* Must be at least 21 years of age
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
* Give an 18-month commitment
* Willing to donate 10 hours of service per month
* Complete a 30-hour pre-service training course
* Pass a background check including criminal, child-abuse registry, sex-offender registry, and references
* Display mature judgment, high degree of responsibility and have sufficient time to serve the child
* Able to relate to different cultures, ethnic backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses 
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