Casa Program of St. Joseph County

Focus: 
To recruit, screen, train, supervise, and support volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children who are wards of the Department of Child Services in St. Joseph County.
Activities: 
Volunteers advocate for children in the court system as a result of alleged physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and/or neglect. Volunteers meet with the child regularly, interview all parties to the case, and complete court reports under specified time limits. Possible internships are available.
Hours: 
MON–FRI 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Requirements: 
21 +; background check; U.S. citizen; pass a drug screen
Placements: 
up to 5
Contact:
Brenda Matuszkiewicz
574-235-5375
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Upcoming Events

August 2021

19
Engaged Learning Forum | "Back to Normal" and Continuing to Grow
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
23
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm
23
Meet Me at the CSC!
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
24
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
25
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

September 2021

13
Application Close | Community Impact Grants
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm