Application Process

  1. Read over all information here about being a volunteer. Please contact the York County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) office with questions you might have before filling out an application.
  2. Click on this link to complete the on-line application.
  3. Upon receiving and reviewing the application, the CASA office will call the applicant to set up an interview.
  4. If accepted, the applicant's references will be contacted.
  5. Prior to the start of training, the applicant must complete the required background checks and clearances.
  6. Accepted applicants will start the CASA pre-service training.
  7. Midway through the training, the CASA staff will conduct an interim interview with the applicant to determine if the applicant is still a fit for the CASA program.
  8. Once the training is completed, the applicant will be sworn in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate and will then be assigned their first case.