Submit an application

Fill out an application and submit to the CASA of Maury County staff via email or mail.

Meet with the Staff

Schedule an informal meeting with CASA staff to discuss the role and the next steps to becoming a CASA volunteer.

Complete training

Complete a 30-hour training session where half is online and half in person.  These are scheduled throughout the year for your convenience.

swear in at court

After training and the background check are complete, new volunteers are sworn in at the courthouse by the Juvenile Court Judge to officially become CASA volunteers.

“If you are thinking about becoming a CASA, I would strongly encourage you to do it and be the change for the child.”

Jillian Mankey,
CASA Advocate since September 2018


CASA volunteers must be 21 years of age, submit to a background check, participate in 30 hours of pre-service training, and provide personal references.  CASAs commit to serve for at least a year or until their case has reached permanency.

CASA volunteers are ordinary citizens that do extraordinary work advocating for abused and neglected children. You don’t need a special degree or skills, just a willingness to listen and speak up for the best interests of a child.

The professional staff at CASA of Maury County is here to support you every step of the way.

Average number of calls to report abuse/neglect received by the TN DCS hotline  in FY 2019

Estimated value of time donated by CASA of Maury County volunteers in 2019

Percentage of CASA recommendations implemented by the Maury Co. Court in 2019


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