Orientation and Training

Monroe County CASA - Joseph campbell Quote

Objectivity, tenacity, and good communication skills are some of the key characteristics of great CASA volunteers. We’ll teach you the rest during our comprehensive volunteer training program that empowers individuals to become effective advocates for children in need. Our training covers topics such as:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the CASA or CVM
  • Family dynamics of abuse and neglect
  • Child protection law
  • Interacting with children and families, case managers and other professionals that volunteers will interact with
  • Report writing (specific to CASA training only)

2024 Training Sessions:

February 6-March 7 (CASA training)
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1-4 p.m.
*Applications due by January 24th

June 6-27 (CASA training)
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings 4:30-7:30 p.m.
*Applications due May 23rd

September 17-October 17 (CASA training)
Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
*Applications due by Sept. 6

Before training, you must submit an application and attend a volunteer interview. To learn more about the CASA or CVM requirements and application click here.