Professionals Council

Membership on the Professionals Council (PC) provides an opportunity to develop new skills and widen your professional and social circles — all while serving CASA for Children of DC and our mission to promote court appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused and neglected child in the DC foster care system can be safe, establish permanence and have the opportunity to thrive.

 

The Professionals Council is now accepting applications for its 2020-21 Council.

The PC is a way for current and recent CASAs to engage more deeply and to take on a leadership role to support the work of CASA DC through volunteer opportunities, social gatherings, fundraising events, youth and volunteer engagement, and philanthropic support. If you have any questions or would like to speak with a current PC member about their experience, please contact the Professionals Council at pcpresident@casadc.org

Applications are due June 15, 2020. Click here to access the PC Application.

Membership on the Professionals Council (PC) provides an opportunity to develop new skills and widen your professional and social circles — all while serving CASA DC children and youth and our efforts to provide a voice in court for young people in foster care and establish a unique and supportive relationship with their young person to assist them in achieving safe, permanent homes and key life skills.

PC Members are expected to:

  • Serve a one-year term (July to June)

  • Actively participate in one PC subcommittee

  • Serve as an ambassador for CASA DC

  • Contribute to the planning and execution of an PC annual signature fundraiser, and additional events throughout the year

  • Give or Get fundraising goal of $250/year

  • Make a Kick-Off Donation of $100. A payment plan is available upon request 

  • General members commit to about 2-4 hours each month for PC work

 

PC Executive Committee Members are expected to:

  • Serve for at least two years

  • Lead a committee, ensuring the timely delivery of objectives tied to the PC work plan

  • Partake in regular calls with their committee and with the President, Vice President, and Committee Chairs

  • This is, on average, an 8 hour time commitment each month

 

PC Member Benefits:

  • Connect and network with other like-minded young professionals who care about foster youth in the DC community

  • Learn about the issues facing CASA DC children and youth and contribute to efforts to mitigate those issues

  • Cultivate new skills

  • Support the CASA DC mission in meaningful ways

 

Please fill out this application to be considered for a position on the CASA for Children of DC Professionals Council. All applications are due by Monday, June 15th at 11:59pm EST. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application on Monday, June 22nd.

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