Lawny Upstate Attorney Emeritus Coordinator

Full Time
New York, NY
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
The VISTA will work with LawNY and other Upstate NYS civil legal services providers to connect senior volunteer attorneys to low-income New Yorkers in need of civil legal assistance in substantive areas such as government benefits, housing, family, health, consumer, education, and employment law. The VISTA will help to reduce poverty in rural and upstate counties by strengthening the AEP in those areas, and increasing services provided by civil legal services providers. The VISTA will also support LawNY’s regional pro bono team’s efforts to recruit senior pro bono attorneys, utilize volunteers, and expand volunteer opportunities. The VISTA will develop recruitment and training materials, connect with local stakeholders, present at bar association events, work on volunteer recognition, and conduct data collection and evaluation tracking of volunteers and host sites.



Member Duties : The VISTA will work with LawNY and other Upstate NYS civil legal services providers to connect senior volunteer attorneys to low-income New Yorkers in need of civil legal assistance in substantive areas such as government benefits, housing, family, health, consumer, education, and employment law. The VISTA will help to reduce poverty in rural and upstate counties by strengthening the AEP in those areas, and increasing services provided by civil legal services providers. The VISTA will also support LawNY’s regional pro bono team’s efforts to recruit senior pro bono attorneys, utilize volunteers, and expand volunteer opportunities. The VISTA will develop recruitment and training materials, connect with local stakeholders, present at bar association events, work on volunteer recognition, and conduct data collection and evaluation tracking of volunteers and host sites.

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Stipend , Living Allowance , Training , Housing , Education award upon successful completion of service , Parking and Travel Reimbursement , Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .


Terms :
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development .

Skills :
Non-Profit Management , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work , General Skills , Recruitment , Public Speaking , Community Organization , Communications , Law , Writing/Editing , Computers/Technology .



SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA


Program
LawNY Upstate Attorney Emeritus Coordinator


Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022 - 08/28/2023


Work Schedule Full Time


Education level
College graduate


Age Requirement
Minimum: 18 Maximum: None


Program Locations NEW YORK


Accepting Applications
From 06/20/2022 To 09/01/2022


Contact Kelly McGovern
1 W Main St
Rochester NY 14614
585-532-6981
[email protected]
http://www.lawny.org/


Listing ID 107377

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