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. If you are interested in attending, please contact our recruiter, Abby Gallego at agallego@casaofunioncounty.org or 908-293-8139, who will send you the Zoom link.

Contact Information
  1. Abby Gallego
  2. 908-8139
  3. agallego@casaofunioncounty.org
Wed, December 02
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 ...

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