CASA seeks new volunteer advocates for children

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Middlesex County has current openings for volunteers to advocate for children in Middlesex County who have experienced abuse or neglect.

CASA volunteers, who are appointed by a judge, provide an independent voice for a child and speak for the child’s best interests. They research the child welfare case, meet with the child and the people involved in the child’s life, and provide reports to the court to help secure a safe, stable and permanent home for the child as quickly as possible. CASA is a small but growing nonprofit, and each child served by a new volunteer is a child who would otherwise not have a volunteer advocate.

CASA volunteers come from all walks of life, with no special background needed. Training and ongoing supervision for volunteers is provided. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and pass background checks.

If you are interested in volunteering, call 732-246-4449, email info@casaofmiddlesexcounty.org, or visit http://www.casaofmiddlesexcounty.org/ for more information and a volunteer application.