CASA volunteer advocates are ordinary people, just like you, with an extraordinary desire to help children. After you complete a CASA training course, you’ll be appointed by a judge to one foster care case involving a child or set of siblings dealing with the issues of abuse and neglect. You’ll gather information to help identify the child’s needs, present written reports at court hearings, help the child understand court proceedings, recommend services and more—all to help the judge make the best decisions to guide the child out of the foster care system and into a safe, permanent home. CASA volunteers must be able to commit 10-20 hours a month.