Posted on August 11, 2015
For salary support of an Advocate Supervisor/Recruiter Trainer who will supervise 10 volunteers, allowing them to serve up to 20 youth aging-out of foster care without compromising their service quality. The volunteer advocates will support these young people who, after spending much of their adolescence in foster care, are faced with the task of building successful lives as adults. The advocates will receive core CASA training as well as Fostering Futures – Possible Selves training designed to improve the outcomes of “aging-out” youth 14 to 21 years of age in out-of-home placement. The training prepares the volunteer advocates to assist these youths to discover their strengths and weaknesses and prepare to live independently when they leave foster care.