Volunteer

Orientation and Training Information


Thank you for your interest in becoming a CASA volunteer! Please contact Jennifer Rodger, CASA Manager/Recruitment & Training Manager, for more information: jrodger.casa@gmail.com.

Prior to attending training classes, all volunteers must:

  • Attend a CASA 101 Orientation
  • Turn in volunteer application
  • Complete pre-screening interview with Jennifer Rodger
  • Submit DHS Child Abuse Registry check
  • Sign up for a training session with Jennifer and be prepared to attend all classes for that session.

CASA 101 Orientation

CASA 101 Friday 1/19/18 9:30-10:30 am

Location: CASA Office, 421 High Street, Suite 108, Oregon City, OR 97045

Please RSVP with Jennifer Rodger: jrodger.casa@gmail.com or call (503) 723-0521. 


Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Training

All classes to be held at the CASA Office: 421 High Street, Suite 108, Oregon City, OR 97045


SESSION 2


Class #1 Wednesday 1/24/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #2 Wednesday 1/31/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #3 Wednesday 2/7/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #4 Wednesday 2/14/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #5 Wednesday 2/21/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #6 Wednesday 2/28/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #7 Wednesday 3/7/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Class #8 Wednesday 3/14/18 1:00-5:00 pm
Court Expectations TBD TBD TBD

CASA Volunteer Training Topics will Include:

  • CASA Roles and Responsibilities
  • Introduction to Child Welfare
  • Introduction to the law, child protection and the courts
  • Understanding Children
  • Stress in Families
  • Drugs and Alcohol and Addiction
  • Cultural Competence
  • Poverty
  • The role of foster parents
  • The attorney role
  • Gathering information
  • Communicating as a CASA
  • Report Writing
  • Pulling it all together
  • CASA Panel
  • Gmail and Dropbox workshop
  • Policies and Guidelines
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