ORIENTATION EVENTS –
Come join us at one of our upcoming events to learn more about representing the voice of abused and neglected children in court, and what it means to become a CASA volunteers. If Saturday morning works best for you, join us for Coffee with CASA. If a weekday noon hour works well, join us for a Lunch & Learn. If you’d rather come in and talk with us personally, please contact Dionne Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org , to set up an interview.
2015 Winter/Spring Orientation Dates
Please RSVP to Dionne@childadvocates.net. Orientation events will be held at our Child Advocates office (8200 Haverstick Rd, Ste 250, Indianapolis 46240).
|Saturday||January 10||Coffee with CASA||9:30am – 10:30am|
|Tuesday||February 3||Lunch & Learn||11:30am – 12:30pm|
|Saturday||February 7||Coffee with CASA||9:30am – 10:30am|
|Tuesday||March 3||Lunch & Learn||11:30am – 12:30pm|
|Saturday||March 7||Coffee with CASA||9:30am – 10:30am|
|Tuesday||April 7||Lunch & Learn||11:30am – 12:30pm|
|Saturday||April 18||Coffee with CASA||9:30am – 10:30am|
|Wednesday||May 6||Lunch & Learn||11:30am – 12:30pm|
|Saturday||May 9||Coffee with CASA||9:30am – 10:30am|
*Additional event dates may be added as they are determined
CASA Volunteer Training
All training’s are held at the Child Advocates office located at 8200 Haverstick Road, Suite 240, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Before you can sign up for a training, you must first submit a volunteer application.
- Must be at least 21 years old and a high school graduate
- Must successfully complete and pass the screening requirements of Child Advocates which include a criminal history check, CPS (Child Protective Services) check and Sex Offender check.
- Cannot be a licensed foster parent with Marion County wards in your home.
- Cannot be employed at an agency that holds a service provider contract with the Marion County Department of Child Services (DCS)
|1/6/15||Tuesday||CASA Roles & Responsibilities / DCS Overview||9:30am-3:00pm|
|1/8/15||Thursday||The Legal Process / Abuse & Neglect||9:30am-3:00pm|
|1/13/15||Tuesday||Report Writing & Interviewing / Cultural Sensitivity||9:30am-3:00pm|
|1/15/15||Thursday||Families in Crisis / Optima||9:30am-3:00pm|
|1/20/15||Tuesday||Graduation / Volunteer Panel||10:00am-12:00pm|
|1/26/15||Monday||CASA Roles and Responsibilities/ DCS Overview||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|1/28/15||Wednesday||The Legal Process||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|2/2/15||Monday||Abuse and Neglect||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|2/4/15||Wednesday||Court Report Writing & Interviewing||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|2/11/15||Wednesday||Families in Crisis/Optima||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|2/18/15||Wednesday||Graduation/ Volunteer Panel||5:30pm-8:30pm|
|3/7/15||Saturday||CASA Roles & Responsibilities / DCS Overview / The Legal Process||9:30am-4:30pm|
|3/14/15||Saturday||Abuse & Neglect / Report Writing & Interviewing||9:30am-4:30pm|
|3/28/15||Saturday||Cultural Sensitivity / Families in Crisis / Optima||9:30am-4:30pm|
|3/31/15||Tuesday||Volunteer Panel / Graduation||5:30pm-8:30pm|