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Volunteer

In order to fully accomplish its mission, the Center for Children requires a substantial volunteer effort from the community. There are a variety of opportunities to learn something new, give back to your community and share your skills while benefiting the lives children and families.

Board of Directors – The Board of Directors is always looking to recruit positive, effective leaders to help assist with strategic planning, setting policies and fiscal oversight. Application

Development/Event Committee – Center for Children needs support for our activities. We currently host 3-4 events a year. We gladly welcome folks to participate in any of our fundraising, outreach events. Have fun, meet new friends while helping children in your community! Application

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) – are community volunteers that are dedicated to ensuring that abused and neglected children involved in dependency court proceedings find safe, permanent, loving homes and that placement and services are meeting the child’s best interest. more

CASAs engage in a comprehensive screening process including an intensive personal interview, criminal background check and personal references. Then they participate in a 32 hours of pre-service training in the juvenile court process, child advocacy, laws affecting abused and

neglected children, foster care, diversity, poverty, interviewing and report-writing. The CASA program is very intensive, often requiring nearly 20 volunteer hours in a given a month. The work is challenging, but very rewarding. For more information about the program, please email CASA@center-for-children.org!

You can also learn more about our volunteer opportunities at Volunteermatch.com

 

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Join us in collecting new unwrapped toys for the children and teens of the Center For Children and you could win a special gift!

Here’s How! 

  • Drop off an new unwrapped gift  to any of our Center For Children locations or any designated Center For Children Donation Location
  • Take a selfie or picture with our donation box
  • Tag us @center4childrenSoMd on Facebook (be sure to like our page)
  • Stay tuned to see if you are the grand prize winner