From their web site: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of San Mateo County partners caring adults with children who have come under the court’s protection because their parents can’t or won’t take care of them.
Imagine you’ve been removed from the custody of your parents, not because of something you’ve done, but because of something awful—an alcoholic mother who can’t put food on the table for days in a row, or a father whose threats become punches.
You’re funneled into an intimidating court system filled with strangers. There’s no one to provide the love, support, and guidance you need. From now on, you’ll be lonely and scared and will have no consistent, caring adult in your life to help you navigate and overcome life’s challenges.
Many kids in this situation just give up. They get into trouble, and they’re at risk of falling into the same bad behavior as their parents and starting the cycle all over again.
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Quick job description: Program Associate
This integral position is responsible for assisting with the efficient daily operation of the CASA Program. The Program Associate will work closely with the Program Director and Program Staff, performing administrative tasks, organizational duties, and offering program support thereby enhancing CASA of San Mateo County’s services to children. This position offers opportunities for growth within the organization.
To apply and for more information about the position click here .