Are you looking for ways to get more involved with CASA of Siskiyou County? Whether you have lots of time or little time to contribute, whether you want to work directly with a child in need or would rather help with special events, we have a volunteer opportunity that is the right fit for you. There are many types of volunteer opportunities at CASA of Siskiyou County!
There are many ways to get involved with CASA.
Our program always benefits from the invaluable contributions of non-advocate volunteers.
Help us schedule speaking engagements.
Inviting CASA to speak with organizations, employers, or other community groups you’re involved with allows us to get the word out about CASA, abuse and neglect in Siskiyou County, and how others can help.
Help us recruit!
Do you know someone who would make an excellent advocate? Tell them about CASA and how the program helps the community. CASA can arrange informational sessions with any of your interested friends or organizations.
Join one of the following CASA of Siskiyou County committees:
- “A Gala Night Out” Fund Raising Auction Committee
- Events Committee
- Finance Committee
- Community Education Committee
Help with special office projects and fund raising.
Several times a year our CASA program needs event volunteers or additional help around the office. If you are interested in providing data entry, filing paper, or assisting with the writing, layout, and editing of our program’s newsletter, please let us know! We are also looking for people to help staff event booths throughout the year.
Consider serving on our Board of Directors.
Board and committee members help the CASA program continue to develop and grow here in Siskiyou County. If you are interested in sitting on the Board for CASA of Siskiyou County, please contact our Executive Director. The CASA Board of Directors meets the third Wednesday evening of every month.
Present a training workshop on a topic about which you have professional expertise.
We are especially interested in training workshops on cultural competency, child abuse or neglect, permanency planning, mandated reporter training, substance abuse, the effect of methamphetamines on families, domestic violence, related mental health issues, child development, communicating with children, the independent living program, emancipation, adoption, confidentiality, or educational rights. If you are an expert on any of these topics, please consider sharing your knowledge with our CASA volunteers at an upcoming training!
Join the National CASA Association.
This allows you to support the organization's work even if you don't have the time to volunteer. It also includes a one-year subscription to the Connection magazine and all official publications of National CASA that keep you in the loop! Click Here to join.
Learn about the Dr. Phil Foundation
Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw are the official spokespersons for CASA, the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. "By either becoming a trained CASA volunteer or donating money, you can make a huge difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Let's get involved and keep these kids from falling through the cracks. Please help us with that," says Dr. Phil and Robin. To visit their foundation website, click here.