Volunteer as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children in Pima County

court advocate tucson | Volunteer as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children in Pima County

Looking for a meaningful way to make a difference in a child's life? Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Volunteers with CASA of Pima County are everyday citizens that judges appoint to advocate for the safety and well-being of children who are victims of parental abuse and neglect.

All volunteers must complete a 30-hour pre-service training. The time commitment to a case varies depending upon the stage of the case, but you can expect to spend approximately 15-20 hours a month on a case.

The average case lasts about a year and a half.

No special background or education is required to become a CASA volunteer. Once accepted into the program, training is provided in courtroom procedures, social services, the juvenile justice system, and the special needs of abused and neglected children.

Requirements include:

  • Be 21 years old
  • Be willing to complete necessary background checks, provide references, and participate in an interview
  • Complete a minimum of 30 hours of pre-service training
  • Be available for court appearances, with advance notice
  • Be willing to commit to the CASA program until your first case is closed

Volunteers are currently needed in the Tucson area. Apply online.

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