Free Opportunities for Volunteers

CASA Volunteer Advocates are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities for activities with their CASA children

  • AMC Movies
    • Gift card covers 2 tickets, medium drink, small popcorn
    • Contact Dan at the CASA office
  • Stoneleigh Lanes bowling
    • Gift card for $26
    • Use toward lane & shoe rental (cannot be used for food)
    • Contact Dan at the CASA office
  • Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
    • 1 adult
    • 1 child (age 2-11)
    • Contact Dan at the CASA office

Volunteer Training Resources

Important Links:

Maryland CASA

  • Child advocates and volunteers represent abused and neglected children in juvenile court for foster homes, child welfare services and child care.
    http://marylandcasa.org

National CASA

  • A nonprofit network supporting and promoting court appointed volunteer advocacy throughout the country for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe environment.
    http://www.casaforchildren.org/

Hope Forward

  • (Formerly the Maryland Foster Youth Resource Center) - Connecting transitioning and former foster youth ages 17-25 to housing, employment, educational and mental health resources and supportive individuals and networks.
    www.hope-forward.org

 Youth Empowered Society/YES Drop-in Center

  • Provides a safe space for youth ages 14-25 who are homeless and on their own to get basic needs met and connect to important resources.
    www.yesdropincenter.org

DHR (MD social services)

  • Provides explanations of state guidelines, programs and services as well as contact information and related links.
    http://www.dhr.maryland.gov/

ACY, Advocates for Children & Youth

  • An independent nonprofit promoting the interests of children in Maryland. History and purpose, supporting data, news, opportunities, and donations.
    http://www.acy.org/

Youth Matter Handbook, including the Youth Bill of Rights

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