Information Sessions

Think being a CASA volunteer
might be for you? 

Have a friend, family member or colleague who might be interested?
Bring them along!

CASA's office, 1143 East Jersey Street, Elizabeth:

Friday, July 7 at 10 am

Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue:

Monday, August 21 at 6 pm 

County Clerk Bldg, 300 North Ave East, Westfield:

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

Linden Free Public Library, 31 E. Henry Street:
Monday, July 10 at 6 pm
Wednesday, July 26 at 6 pm

Fanwood Memorial Library, 5 Forest Road:
Friday, July 21 at 10 am

Kenilworth Public Library, 548 Boulevard:
Monday, August 14 at 10:30 am
Monday, August 28 at 10:30 am

Rahway Public Library, 2 City Hall Plaza:

Wednesday, August 16 at 6 pm

To register for an info session, contact Courtney
at (908) 293-8136 or

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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