Volunteer with Child Advocates

Court Appointed Special Advocates

In just three easy steps, you can become a champion, joining the ranks of 800+ active volunteers who provide critical advocacy for child victims of life-threatening abuse, neglect or abandonment.

 

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STEP ONE: Register for Online Orientation
Register to view the recorded orientation. You will get all of the information you need to get on your way to making a difference for an abused child.

 

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STEP TWO: Watch the Recorded Online Orientation

We will send you a link to the recorded orientation session that you can watch at the time that works best for you.  You’ll be introduced to our program and find out the requirements for becoming an advocate volunteer.
 
Additionally, we will send you a link to a questionnaire to complete after you view the orientation to list any questions you may have. If you would like to take the next step and attend Advocacy University, we will also ask you to submit the Court Appointed Advocate Application and the Court Appointed Advocates Background Check Form (listed below).

 

In order to start your training as an advocate volunteer,
you will need to complete two forms:

 

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STEP THREE: Complete Advocacy University
Our 30-hour training course is offered several times each year and will prepare you for this incredible volunteer experience. *You must watch the online orientation session prior to beginning Advocacy University, complete the questionnaire and submit the required forms.

 

Upcoming training courses:

January 2022

 

 

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