CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!


Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in the lives of children who need a consistent, caring adult presence to help their voices be heard. 

This information session will be held via Zoom. Please contact our recruiter, Abby Gallego, at agallego@casaofunioncounty.org or 908-293-813, who will send you the Zoom link. 

Contact Information
  1. Abby Gallego
  2. 908-293-8139
  3. agallego@casaofunioncounty.org
Wed, November 25
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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Have a passion to help the youth in our community? Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in ...

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