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Become a CASA Volunteer

Attend an Info Session!

If you are interested in learning more about being a CASA volunteer, join us for a virtual info session:

April 10 at 6pm

June 12 at 6pm

July 17 at 12pm

August 7 at 6pm

Email for the Zoom link!


Our next CASA training begins May 2. 

Submit your application now to be included in this training class.

  • Are you passionate about children and their rights?
  • Are you looking for a way to make a meaningful difference?
  • Can you devote 10-20 hours a month to advocate for a child?
  • Are you at least 21 years old and have a reliable car to drive?

Then we invite you to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Kent County. Follow the steps below to apply and enroll in our next training course. Or, make plans to attend our next information session. Questions? Email us or call 616-632-5311.

1) Submit Application.
2) Pass background checks.
3) In-person interview.
4) If you pass the checks and interview, you will be invited to join a training course. We will hold four trainings throughout 2022. 
5) Complete 30 hours of training.
6) Be sworn in by a judge as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.
7) Choose your case.

To apply:

  1. Read the Volunteer Job Description.
  2. Download and complete the Volunteer Application.
  3. Send your application via email and wait for an invitation to our next 30+ hour training course. You can also send your application via “snail mail” to:

CASA of Kent County
180 Ottawa Avenue NW, Suite 5200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Your application is step one. 

We would love to make you part of the CASA team!

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