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CASA Advocate Initial Requirements


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete initial training program consisting of not less than 40  hours
  • Consent to fingerprinting, CANTS background check completed by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), and a criminal background check completed by law enforcement agencies
  • Attend an interview conducted by CASA Program staff
  • Furnish five (5) references attesting to applicant's character and suitability to program; all reference forms must be returned by date of swearing in ceremony
  • The volunteer must attend two (2) court hearings prior to assignment of a case
  • The volunteer must take a confidentiality oath and be sworn in by the judge before assignment to a case