Training Schedule

Training Schedule

Volunteer Training Schedule

The CASA Volunteer Training program consists of 8 in-person 3.5-hour classes, an hour of pre-work for each class and 3 hours of courtroom observation (approximately 39 hours total). You must finish all training and observation by the final deadline and all background checks must be completed and cleared in order to be assigned to a case.

Training Cycle Dates & Calendars

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Cycle E1: Sept 10–Oct 11, 6:00–9:30 pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays

CASA of Travis County Training Room | Austin, TX

Cycle E2: Oct 7–25, Fast Track

CASA of Travis County Training Room | Austin, TX

Cycle F1: Nov 4–22, Fast Track, 9:00 am–12:30 pm

CASA of Travis County Training Room | Austin, TX

Cycle F2: Nov 13–29, Fast Track

CASA of Travis County Training Room | Austn, TX

Additional Training Expectations

Pre-Work: There will be approximately an hour of reading, videos and other Pre-Work prior to each of the 8 classes that you are expected to complete in order to fully participate in class.  

Courtroom Observation: 3 Hours of Courtroom Observation to be completed by deadline listed in the PDF schedule for each cycle

Swearing-In Ceremony: Attend this celebratory ceremony to take your volunteer oath after completing training. Tentative dates are:

  • Cycle D: Monday, September 9th, 6:30 pm
  • Cycle E: Monday, November 4th, 6:30 pm
  • Cycle F: Monday, December 9th, 6:30 pm

Confirmed dates and locations will be announced at the start of your training cycle.

Continuing Ed: You will be required to complete 12 hours of Continuing Education each year that you are an active volunteer. We offer a variety of trainings and activities to help volunteers complete this requirement.