Volunteer Information Session- Legal Hand Crown Heights

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Legal Hand Crown Heights, Train: Kingston Ave (3), Bus: B43, B45

250 Kingston Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11213

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Come learn about volunteering with 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: Monday, April 6th, 6-7pm OR Tuesday, April 7th, 1-2 pm.

Info sessions will be held at Legal Hand's Crown Heights 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 will be required to attend a two day training on Thursday, April 22nd, 5:30-8:30 pm and Thursday, April 29th, 5:30-8:30 pm. Dinner will be provided!

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

Legal Hand's office is wheelchair accessible.

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