A constant advocate recruitment effort is made by every C.F.S.I. State Coordinator. The effort is focused on volunteer Professional Investigators, Advocates, City Advocates as well as qualified/trained Lead Advocates. Coordinators will also assist with the effort to recruit volunteer staffing for both B.U.R.N. and NOMAD with maintaining healthy relationships between the C.F.S.I. Divisions.
Train, manage and coordinate a staff that consists of
Volunteer Professional Investigators, Advocates, City Advocates and Lead Advocates with the effort to locate missing children in their respective state.
*Must be prepared and submitted by legal guardian
*New missing cases must meet CFSI criteria (child 11-16 years of
age / missing no longer than 90 days)
*Intake must include missing persons case number along with direct
contact information for assigned detective and/or law enforcement
Assign a Professional Investigator
*Professional Investigator must be a registered and validated member
of the Center for Search & Investigations
*Professional Investigator has sent introductory letter/email to Law Enforcement Template_Letter_-_PI_to_LE.docx
Open Case Thread
*List of organization members that must be included in every case
*CFSI Regional Director
*CFSI Professional Investigator
*CFSI State Coordinator
*CFSI Lead Advocate
**any additions to the case thread must be authorized by
*Very first information that MUST be included into case thread
Complete first poster MakingTheFirstFlyer.pdf
*Refer to poster templates
*Upload poster via State Facebook Page
*Tag poster via Facebook to all Organizational Leadership in case
*Share to CFSI Private Facebook Groups
Facilitate Fax Blast of Poster *Refer to E-Fax Training and National Database
B.U.R.N. Quick Response *Leadership immediately dispatches B.U.R.N. members to last known
area with missing posters
*Leadership also to facilitate tactical maneuvers in the effort to collect
Prepare 1st week Press Release *Refer to "Press Release Templates"
Prepare 2nd poster with updates
*Include any updates and additional photos
*Share poster using same procedure as first poster
Prepare 2nd week press release *Refer to "Press Release Templates"
Request Regional Director to facilitate addition of guardian to
"CFSI Family Support Group" if the guardian would like to be included.
Facilitate Grid Search
Coordinate expanded media release with Volunteer Media
Coordinator(s) using provided template
Release C.F.S.I. Video
*Video to be shared using same procedure as posters/graphics
Prepare 1 month Press Release
*Refer to "Press Release Templates"
Case moved to NOMAD (C.F.S.I. Not Found Yet Division)
C.F.S.I. State Coordinators are the back bone of a search & investigation. It's solely their responsibility to facilitate the search & investigation, effectively apply all tools provided to their state case and continue the effort to transfer critical information from the field to the assigned Professional Investigator. This effort must be a constant until we achieve a FOUND SAFE.
State Coordinator Test
Team CFSI Coordinator candidates must achieve a passing grade to qualify
for extended online Coordinator training. A conviction within the last 5 years of a Class A Misdemeanor or above for any of the offenses listed below will disqualify the volunteer from involvement in any role that receives case information that is accessible by Tier 3 and up Leadership 1. Arson, damage to property
4. Burglary and criminal trespass
5. Criminal Homicide
6. Disorderly Conduct
9. Obstructing governmental operation
12. Sexual offense