Contact Us

CASA to Offer Volunteer Training [Audio]

CASA of the South Plains, Facebook

Monday on Lubbock’s First News, Melissa Pierce, Special Events and Marketing Coordinator of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), talked about their upcoming training for new volunteers.

Volunteers for the program are “advocates who are voices for kids in foster care.” They help represent foster children in court and can take on some tasks that Child Protective Services may not be able to complete. One example of this is volunteer involvement in helping siblings, who may have been placed in separate homes, visiting time.

The training will take place once a week for four weeks, beginning on Tuesday January 28. Some work is done at home and other training work is done on site. Pierce said the volunteer’s “end goal is to get [the kids] into a permanent home as quickly as possible.” Pierce recommended calling before the week of the first training.

More information can be found at CASA of the South Plains website or by calling (806)763-2272.

Listen to the full interview:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Or listen on your mobile device: KFYO LFN Melissa Pierce January 06 2014 // KFYO.com

More From KFYO

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kfyo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!