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Volunteer Information Session: Legal Hand Crown Heights

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Want to become an agent of change for your community? As a Legal Hand volunteer, you can help community members with the laws, rules, and forms that affect daily life. Learn how to help your neighbors and gain experience navigating legal issues!  

Please attend one info session to apply: Wednesday, February 28th, 6-7pm OR Thursday, March 1st, 1-2PM

Info sessions will be held at Legal Hand office 250 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Volunteer responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Attending trainings in a variety of legal issue areas, including family law, housing, benefits, and employment
Conducting oureach around Crown Heights on behalf of Legal Hand
Assisting residents with a variety of legal issues by completing intakes, filling out paperwork, and making referrals to full-scale representation when necessary
Helping residents with job and housing applications, and advocating for clients over the phone
Requirements include:

Ability to commit to a minimum of 3 hours per week in our Crown Heights office for a minimum of 6 months
Must be 18 and over
Must have strong computer literacy and comfort

Please note: All volunteers are require to attend a two day training on March 12th and 19th from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Dinner will be provided

For more information, contact Hannah Margolin at: (718) 619 4248 or margolinh@legalhand.org

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