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LEGAL AID & JUSTICE CENTER

The purpose of the UPPA Legal Aid & Justice Center is to create community awareness, guidance, legal aid and to assist with organizational policies around the globe. 

What is the primary purpose of the Legal Aid and Justice Center?

The mission of the UPPA Legal Aid and Justice Center is to increase access to justice by delivering high-quality pro bono legal services to individuals and organizations to help bridge the legal gap between needs and solutions for communities around the world. It is designed to ensure that the communities can have access to free legal services.

WE ARE OFFERING ASSISTANCE IN THESE AREAS:

  • Family and Domestic Law Services

  • Housing and Real Estate Law

  • Business and Corporate Law

  • Estate Planning and Elder Law

  • Immigration Law

  • Bankruptcy and Financial Law

  • Tax Law Assistance

  • Public Interest and Civil Rights

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WE’RE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST WITH OUR LEGAL AID & JUSTICE CENTER

We are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to help the communities and organizations to volunteer their time and legal expertise.

Join Our Legal Aid & Justice Center to Make a Difference Today!

Whether you’re at home or in the office, spare a few hours, single day or long-term commitment to do some online pro-bono work and empower communities through legal support. Let’s transform lives together, Volunteer now!

We provide the resources, tools and support to our volunteers. Upon joining, you immediately become a vital part of this humanitarian network.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Paralegals/Legal Assistants

  • Law Students and Graduates

  • Attorneys/Advocates

  • Pro Bono Coordinators

  • Retired Judges

  • Mediators/Writers

  • Legal Researcher/Professors

WHY JOIN US?

  1. Flexible Shifts: Choose your own hours, whether for a few hours, single day or long-term commitment.

  2. Work from Anywhere: Ability to volunteer from the comfort of your home or office, eliminating the need of being at a physical location.

  3. Rewarding Experience: Experience the fulfillment of helping others in need through your volunteer work and a sense of purpose by making a meaningful impact on individuals and organizations seeking legal aid.

  4. Professional Development: Opportunities to enhance your skills in legal assistance, communication, conflict resolution, and crisis management

  5. Global Team: Join an incredible global community of volunteers dedicated to providing legal aid & justice.

HOW TO APPLY

STEP 1 
Fill out the Online Volunteer Application

Visit our website and complete the volunteer application form.

STEP 2 

Schedule an Interview

Once we receive your application, our team will reach out to schedule an interview with you.

STEP 3
Onboarding Training

After a successful interview, you will undergo basic training on how to use our tools effectively.

STEP 4
Start Volunteering

Upon completion of training, you can begin attending incoming calls to provide legal advice. You will be invited to join a group on our website, connecting you with other legal aid volunteers for support and collaboration.

BE A PART OF OUR TEAM

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing Legal Advice: Offer accurate and timely legal guidance to individuals and organizations contacting the hotline.

  • Active Listening: Listen attentively to callers, empathize with their situations, and provide appropriate support.

  • Maintaining Confidentiality: Ensure the confidentiality of all information shared during calls.

  • Documentation: Record essential details of each call for reference and follow-up purposes.

  • Collaboration: Coordinate with team members to address complex legal issues and provide comprehensive assistance. 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Legal Knowledge: Possess a background in law, legal studies, or relevant field to provide accurate advice.

  2. Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively with callers.

  3. Empathy and Patience: Ability to empathize with callers and demonstrate patience in addressing their concerns.

  4. Reliable Internet Connection: Access to a stable internet connection for seamless communication.

  5. Availability: Willingness to commit to scheduled shifts and be available to attend incoming calls during designated times.

  6. Training: Complete the training provided by the organization to familiarize oneself with tools and protocols.

MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT, APPLY NOW!

Helpline Volunteer Application

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Morning Shift - 7am-12pm CST
Afternoon Shift - 12pm-1pm CST
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