Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates

Posted on February 4, 2021

To provide continued support for the Communications Coordinator responsible for the recruitment of Passaic County CASA volunteers and community outreach. The Communications Coordinator will continue to develop strategic community partnerships to increase the recruitment of volunteers, and will raise community awareness around the needs of children within the foster care system. Through this position, CASA will increase organizational accessibility and visibility in the community in order to continue to serve every child in the County’s foster care system who needs a volunteer Advocate. CASA works through specially trained and supervised volunteers to promote the welfare of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. CASA volunteers serve as a child’s “Voice in Court” and help to ensure that needed services and assistance are made available to children in out-of-home placements, while at the same time helping to move these children toward safe, nurturing, and permanent homes.