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Organization Information

Name: Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde
Website: http://www.grandronde.org/
Address: 9615 Grand Ronde Rd.
City: Grand Ronde
State: Oregon
Zip Code: 97347
Description: The mission of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde staff is to improve the quality of life for Tribal people by providing opportunities and services that will build and embrace a community rich in healthy families and capable people with strong cultural values.

Through collective decision making, meaningful partnerships and responsible stewardship of natural and economic resources, we will plan and provide for a sustainable economic foundation for future generations.

Contact Information

First Name: Annie
Last Name: Schmidt
Phone: 503-879-4623
Email: annie.schmidt@grandronde.org

Opportunity Information

Name: Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Issue Area(s):
  • Child Care and Development
  • Identity and Culture
Course(s):  
Start Date: 01/31/2017
End Date: 01/31/2018
Description: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are trained volunteers appointed by the Tribal Court to advocate for the best interests of children who are wards of the Tribal Court due to abuse or neglect.   CASAs are a part of the judicial proceedings and represent to the Court the child’s best interests. As a CASA, you will conduct a complete and intensive independent review of the case, advocate for the child's best interests in court, act as a facilitator among parties, monitor implementaiton of service plans, and moniotor the child's cultural development.

We are always seeking CASAs as children become wards of the Court on an ongoing basis.