Attending an orientation is the first step in our application process. In these one-hour information sessions, prospective volunteers will learn about the commitment and responsibilities required to serve as a CASA volunteer.  


Winter Training Orientations

  • Wednesday, November 20 at 6pm

  • Tuesday, November 26 at Noon

  • Tuesday, December 3 at Noon

  • Wednesday, December 11 at 6pm

  • Tuesday, December 17 at 6pm

To register for an orientation, please use the online form, call 650-517-5843, or send an email to info@casaofsanmateo.org to register. Thank you!

CASA will hold orientations in the community of your workplace, professional group, congregation, or community organization is interested.


  • Fall Training 2019: October 3 - November 21

  • Winter Training 2020: January 6 - February 10

  • Entrenamiento de primavera en español: Marzo 10 - Abril 14

  • Spring Training 2020: April 16 - May 21

Training is held two nights a week for a period of five weeks. Graduation and swearing in is after the 10 classes have been completed.

All training sessions are held from 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the CASA office unless otherwise specified. Trainees must attend each class as well as observe hearings at the Juvenile Court. CASA holds 4 trainings a year.