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 one of our upcoming trainings. The schedules will be as follows:

​Winter 2018 Training: February 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, and March 5, 6, 7 from 5:30 - 9:00 PM each night

 

​Spring 2018 Training: April 30, May 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 from 5:30 - 9:00 PM each night

 

​Fall 2018 Training: October 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 from 5:30 - 9:00 PM each night

 

Please contact our office a couple weeks before the training session you plan to attend, so that we can order manuals and other training materials for you. We look forward to meeting you!