FCRB volunteers are ordinary citizens who have an interest in child welfare in their communities. They come from all walks of life, representing various social, economic, racial and ethnic groups and occupations.
- Persons age 21 and older can apply to serve.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality, assess written and verbal communication, be objective and effectively communicate with persons who attend foster care reviews.
- Ability to work as a team to formulate findings and recommendations.
- Volunteers must be able to commit to a four-year term.
- Pass criminal and background checks.
The FCRB time commitment consists of one daytime meeting per month or every other month and time spent reading case files in preparation for the meeting day.