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Are you Spanish Speaking? Help a Latino Foster Youth!

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Voices for Children Riverside
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Moreno Valley, CA
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Published 2 months ago
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Are you Spanish Speaking? Help a Latino Foster Youth!

Would you like to help foster children but not ready to become a foster parent? Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers help ensure each youth experiencing foster care is safe, happy, and supported during their free time.


Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers gets to know a child’s situation, communicates with professionals on the case, and makes sure the child’s needs are being met. Over time, the volunteer often becomes the most consistent person in a child’s life. Each volunteer is match with one youth or sibling group during the 18-month commitment. Many youth’s first language is Spanish and can benefit from having an advocate that is Spanish and English speaking.


Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteers receive 35 hours of extensive training over 3 weeks, and training is a combination of classroom and independent study. Each training session happens once a month, and each month’s times and location vary to best fit your schedule.


After passing all requirements and training, Court Appointed Special Advocate Volunteer is match with a staff member for support and guidance, followed by matching with a youth currently experiencing foster care. We ask for a minimum 18-month commitment with 10-15 hours per month.


We invite you to join us for an Information Session to learn all of the details of this opportunity!

Would you like to help foster children but not ready to become a foster parent? Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers help ensure each youth experiencing foster care is safe, happy, and supported during their free time.


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Details at a Glance

  • Date
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    August 24, 2022
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PDT
    11:00 PM - 12:00 AM UTC
  • Schedule
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    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
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    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
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    Recurring

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Moreno Valley, CA
Associated Location
Moreno Valley, CA, USA

How to Apply

Please register via the website listed above; after you will receive the Zoom login information.

Please register via the website listed above; after you will receive the Zoom login information.

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