Mentor & Volunteer Opportunities

Stand up, Speak Out...

...for an abused or neglected child.

Become a Guardian ad Litem

Guardians ad Litem are citizens who volunteer to represent children before the court, social service agencies and the community. Volunteers are trained and supervised by program staff, including attorneys. On average, Guardians ad Litem devote approximately six hours a month and create relationships that can make a huge impact on children's lives.

To become a Guardian, you must be at least 19 years of age and successfully complete the 30 hour pre-service training program. No one with a felony arrest or conviction will be considered.

For more information, contact Leigh Merritt, Assistant Circuit Director at or (850) 606-1200.


Mentor Gadsden
Mentor Gadsden is a mentoring program created to assist children in Gadsden County Public Schools. The program is currently accepting applications for volunteer mentors and tutors.

For more information, contact Denise Pouncey Hannah at (850) 627-7557 ext. 239.