Attorneys, social workers, undergraduates, students, or those simply looking to make a difference — by volunteering their time and talents — provide direct support to The Legal Aid Society’s staff and clients. Volunteers and interns provide both legal and non-legal assistance, allowing The Legal Aid Society’s attorneys to represent people who would otherwise be turned away due to lack of staff resources.
are able to appear in court, under a practice order and supervision of staff attorneys, and provide legal representation and counseling to qualified applicants. This internship/volunteer opportunity allows individuals to sharpen the following skills:
- Document Production
- Court Representation
Social Work Students
work under the supervision of an LCSW-R, providing support to the attorneys in the Attorney for the Child Program. This internship/volunteer opportunity allows individuals to sharpen the following skills:
- Home Visits
- Generate reports detailing recommendations to the attorney
and those interested in the legal field work under the supervision of a staff legal assistant and provide support to program attorneys. This internship/ volunteer opportunity allows individuals to sharpen the following skills:
- Document Preparation
- Data Entry
- Court Errands
To apply to The Legal Aid Society for a volunteer opportunity or internship, please complete this application and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.