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Be The Voice For a Child Who’s Been Abused or Neglected.

We advocate for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering community volunteers to speak up for them in the foster care system. A CASA volunteer is a court appointed, trained and committed adult who ensures that each child’s individual needs remain a priority in an over-burdened child welfare system. They get to know the child while also gathering information from the child’s family, teachers, doctors, caregivers and anyone else involved in the child’s life in order to make independent and informed recommendations to help the judge decide what’s best for the child.
If you are looking for a meaningful and enriching volunteer opportunity in Bernalillo county and want to do something about child abuse, CASA is right for you. There are over 900 children in our county that still need a CASA.

Organization Description
Organization: 
New Mexico Kids Matter (formerly Albuquerque CASA)
More Details
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
50
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Flexible
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
21
Who Will be Impacted through this Project: 

A child with a Child Advocate is more likely to be safely united with a family member or adopted than to remain in long-term foster care, is half as likely to re-enter the foster care system, and is more likely to do better in school.

Is this a Group Opportunity: 
No
Are Court-Ordered Volunteers Accepted?: 
No
Is this an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Yes
Address of Project Site
2340 Alamo Ave SE, Suite 112
Albuquerque
New Mexico
87106
Contact Info
Contact Phone: 
(505) 903-0305