Become a volunteer

Foster care recruitment and fundraising

We are currently recruiting volunteers to help us with foster care recruitment and fundraising. You can donate some time to our market stalls or even with ideas about how we can bring more people onboard.
If you want to give children a better present and future, please send an e-mail to and write "I want to volunteer" in the subject line.
Thank you.


Human Research Ethics Committee Membership

CASPA is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of specialised care services for youth with complex needs and for people with disabilities. Our specialist programs include supervised residential care provided under a therapeutic framework for young people who have complex needs and cannot live with their family. This model also includes modalities of semi-independent living and supervised contact. We also provide Foster Care which involves one or more child or young people living in a community integrated as a part of a family for a specified and agreed amount of time. Our Family Support programs offer Indie Living, Respite Recovery, Mentoring, Early-Intervention under the provision of NDIS.

CASPA employs approximately 250 staff, and deliver services in Casino, Coffs Harbour, Tweed region, with our head office is located in Lismore. We currently have 17 residential locations, with 30 young people in residential care, and 60 young people in foster care.


As CASPA’s Human Research Ethics Committee is new and developing, in joining you will be committing initially to 3 fortnightly meetings to establish guidelines and procedures. Following this, meetings will be quarterly. These 3 initial meetings will be a maximum duration of an hour and a half, with future meetings an hour long.

If you wish to be considered for a voluntary (unpaid) position on the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), please fill the form bellow. Thank you for the interest.



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