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Community Navigator (in communities impacted by incarceration)

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Illinois Legal Aid Online
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Springfield, IL

Illinois Legal Aid Online


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Published 21 days ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Community Navigator (in communities impacted by incarceration)

Become a Community Navigator volunteer in communities impacted by incarceration to help people understand their rights, provide legal information about criminal record expungement and sealing, provide accompaniments to those who need help obtaining vital documents, and give legal and social service referrals when needed.


ILAO's Access to Justice Community Navigator Program recognizes the talent and expertise of community members directly affected by mass incarceration. Community Navigators serve as educators and connectors in their community by providing invaluable outreach, education, and access to legal services to Illinois communities.


Community Navigators are needed in Macon and Sangamon Counties in IL. Navigators are required to:

  • Attend mandatory trainings
  • Conduct 10 presentations to 100 people over a 12-14 week period
  • Provide 5 accompaniments
  • Conduct initial assessments
  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Be highly motivated to promote equal justice and lessen the effects of incarceration on criminalized communities

Navigators who successfully fulfill requirements by June 30, 2021 can receive a $1,200 stipend.

Become a Community Navigator volunteer in communities impacted by incarceration to help people understand their rights, provide legal information about criminal record expungement and sealing, provide accompaniments to those who…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome

Location

Sangamon County and Macon County

Springfield, IL

How to Apply

Apply on our website or on VolunteerMatch! Or, simply reach out to the contact person below:

Clé Saillant | Community Navigator Manager | Illinois Legal Aid Online

Springfield, IL 62705 | 312.977.9047 ext 22

Apply on our website or on VolunteerMatch! Or, simply reach out to the contact person below:

Clé Saillant | Community Navigator Manager | Illinois Legal Aid Online

Springfield, IL…

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