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NYLAG Pro Bono & Volunteer Unit - Summer Volunteer

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Founded in 1990, the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is a leading not-for-profit civil legal services organization advocating for adults, children, and families that are experiencing poverty or have low income. We tackle the legal challenges and systematic barriers that threaten our clients’ economic stability, well-being, and safety. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and constantly improving how we respond to systemic issues of racism that affect our clients in their pursuit of justice. We address emerging and urgent needs with comprehensive, free civil legal services, direct representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, financial counseling, medical-legal partnerships, and community education and partnerships. Last year, we affected the lives of 90,800 people. 


About the Pro Bono & Volunteer Unit


The Pro Bono & Volunteer Unit coordinates the recruitment and management of NYLAG’s robust in-house and pro bono volunteers. In collaboration with law schools and law firms, the Unit engages pro bono attorneys and volunteers to serve a greater number of people with unmet civil legal needs. The Unit seeks a summer volunteer to assist and support NYLAG’s pro bono program. The volunteer will have the opportunity to immense themselves in non-profit legal services and in pro bono volunteer management. The position reports to the Pro Bono Coordinator.  


Duties and Responsibilities


·        Work closely with the Pro Bono Coordinator and Finance staff to prepare pro bono reports.

·        Manage a comprehensive pro bono profile database.

·        Update and record the status of pro bono matters in NYLAG’s pro bono database.

·        Assist Unit in planning pro bono events and training programs.

·        Perform research and/or provide administrative support for Unit, as needed.


Qualifications


·        Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·        Experience with Excel and other databases

·        Ability to quickly learn new programs and skills, and a passion for our mission of assisting New Yorkers experiencing poverty or who have low income.


TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to nsai@nylag.org.  Please enter in the subject line: “Summer 2022 – Pro Bono Volunteer.” Please include in the cover letter why you are applying and your relevant experience.

Founded in 1990, the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is a leading not-for-profit civil legal services organization advocating for adults, children, and families that are experiencing poverty or have low income. We tackle the legal…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Agendar
    Dias da semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Meio horário (10 a 30 horas por semana)
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
100 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004, USA

Como se inscrever

Please submit a cover letter and resume to nsai@nylag.org.  Please enter in the subject line: “Summer 2022 – Pro Bono Volunteer.” Please include in the cover letter why you are applying and your relevant experience.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to nsai@nylag.org.  Please enter in the subject line: “Summer 2022 – Pro Bono Volunteer.” Please include in the cover letter why you are applying and…

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