Thursday, January 21, 2010

For Muncie and Delaware County: They Are Looking for CASA Volunteers

From The Muncie Star Press comes Session planned for Delaware County CASA volunteers

The Delaware County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is now accepting applications for its winter training program. As the number of abused and neglected children continues to grow, the need for committed volunteers is greater than ever.

An informational session for anyone interested in learning more about the CASA program will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in the training room at the Youth Opportunity Center, 3700 W. Kilgore Ave.

Training dates for those interested in volunteering for CASA will be Feb. 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 and 24 and March 1.

All sessions will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the YOC training room.

Those interested in volunteering should call the CASA office at (765) 747-7875. Applicants must be at least 21 years old and will be required to complete a screening process, including a criminal background check.

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