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.  


Fall Orientations

  • Wednesday, August 21 at 6 pm

  • Thursday, August 29 at noon

  • Thursday, September 5 at 6 pm

  • Wednesday, September 11 at noon

  • Wednesday, September 18 at 6 pm

  • Tuesday, September 24 at 6 pm

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.


  • Summer Training 2019: July 9 - August 8

  • Fall Training 2019: October 8 - November 21

  • Winter Training 2020: January 6 - February 10

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

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.