How Do I Become A GAL/CASA Volunteer?

Becoming a GAL/CASA volunteer requires a commitment on your part to serve children.  In order to become a volunteer with the Hamilton County GAL/CASA Program, you must:

  • Complete a 32-hour training course consisting of evenings and weekends.

  • Submit to a criminal records check.

  • Complete 12 hours of continuing eduation each year.

  • Have the time available to make contact with families and children, and to review documentation in order to interview and investigate a case assigned to you.

  • Be able to attend court hearings if required during your case.

  • Be able to travel to homes and facilities.

  • See your case through from start to finish.

The children deserve committed volunteers!

 

If you wish to become a GAL/CASA volunteer, please contact:

 

Shelley Haymaker, Director

Hamilton County GAL/CASA Program

1 Hamilton County Square, Suite 364

Noblesville, IN 46060

Tel: (317) 776-0480

Email: attyshell@att.net

 

 

Upcoming Training Schedule For New GAL/CASA Volunteers

We are always looking for new volunteers! If you or a friend are interested in becoming a GAL/CASA Volunteer for Hamilton County, please contact us to attend our Spring 2017 training! The upcoming schedule is as follows:

* Tuesday, May 2 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Wednesday, May 3 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Thursday, May 4 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Monday, May 8 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Tuesday, May 9 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Wednesday, May 10 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Monday, May 15 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Tuesday, May 16 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

* Wednesday, May 17 - 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Please contact our office by April 25, 2017, so that we can order manuals and other training materials for you. We look forward to meeting you!