JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Guardian Ad Litem program gives children a voice in the courtroom.

The program needs more volunteers to represent hundreds of children in Duval County.

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Looking to volunteer?

- On average, a volunteer drives about 87 miles per month to visit and transport their child or children based on a survey of volunteer driving habits.

- Cases last on average, about 12 months

- Most child advocates spend about 8 hours per month working on their case(s).

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