Volunteer Opportunities

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Mission: Allentown First Aid Squad provides volunteer-run first aid services.

Matter No. 44-062.1
Legal Work Required: Allentown First Aid Squad requests assistance with distributing the corporation’s assets in accordance with IRS regulations and dissolving the corporation.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Human Services
State: NJ | County: Monmouth    

Mission: Allies In Caring, Inc. (http://www.alliesincaring.org) is a multicultural nonprofit that helps underserved individuals who have emotional and behavioral problems move toward recovery, health, and greater independence through counseling, education, and community support.

Matter No. 33-160.040
Legal Work Required: Allies In Caring, Inc. requests assistance with a corporate matter.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Health
State: NJ | County: Atlantic    

Mission: Black Infinity Collective, Inc. (http://blackinfinitycollective.org) is a freedom-fighting, movement-building organization dedicated to healing and liberation for all Black people. We are committed to securing housing & eradicating barriers to housing for the Black diaspora living in Connecticut.

Matter No. 10-078.1
Legal Work Required: Black Infinity Collective, Inc. requests assistance with a corporate matter.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: CT | County: New Haven    

Mission: Center for Food Action (https://www.cfanj.org) prevents hunger and homelessness in Englewood by providing emergency food, housing, and utility assistance.

Matter No. 22-028.011
Legal Work Required: Center for Food Action in New Jersey, Inc. requests assistance with the review and revision of agreements used with tenants and landlords in connection with the organization’s work to prevent homelessness.

Practice Area: Real Estate
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Bergen    

Mission: Child Care Council of Nassau (http://www.childcarenassau.org) provides child care counseling and referrals to families, professional development and technical assistance to active and potential providers, and offers services to employers interested in the child care needs of employees and their families. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 36-137.6
Legal Work Required: Child Care Council of Nassau seeks assistance reviewing and negotiating the terms of a real estate contract.

Practice Area: Real Estate
Type of Org: Education and Child Development
State: NY | County: Nassau    

Mission: Child Care Council of Nassau (http://www.childcarenassau.org) provides child care counseling and referrals to families, professional development and technical assistance to active and potential providers, and offers services to employers interested in the child care needs of employees and their families. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 36-137.4
Legal Work Required: Child Care Council of Nassau requests assistance reviewing and revising bylaws, conflict of interest policy and whistleblower policy.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Education and Child Development
State: NY | County: Nassau    

Mission: Child Care Council of Nassau (http://www.childcarenassau.org) provides child care counseling and referrals to families, professional development and technical assistance to active and potential providers, and offers services to employers interested in the child care needs of employees and their families. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 36-137.7
Legal Work Required: Child Care Council of Nassau seeks assistance with an employment matter.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Education and Child Development
State: NY | County: Nassau    

Mission: Children in Placement - Connecticut, Inc. (http://childreninplacement.org) advocates for effective judicial review, supportive services and safe permanent homes on behalf of Connecticut's abused/ neglected children.

Matter No. 08-886.4
Legal Work Required: Children in Placement - Connecticut, Inc. requests assistance with a corporate matter.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Human Services
State: CT | County: New Haven    

Mission: Connecticut Main Street Center, Inc. (http://www.ctmainstreet.org) participates in downtown revitalization, advocacy, and technical assistance.

Matter No. 08-111.015
Legal Work Required: Connecticut Main Street Center, Inc. requests assistance with understanding whether income generated from subleasing property to three nonprofit and for-profit businesses will be considered unrelated business income and, therefore, taxable to the organization.

Practice Area: Tax
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: CT | County: Hartford    

Mission: DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation Incorporated (http://www.DMFinancialLiteracy.org) builds financial literacy in students through engaging programs delivered directly to schools and homes.

Matter No. 36-164.016
Legal Work Required: DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation Incorporated requests assistance with a review of the documents used by the organization with its volunteers, including a Volunteer Handbook and a Volunteer Agreement.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Education and Child Development
State: NJ | County: Mercer    

Mission: Granby Homes for Senior Citizens, Inc. provides affordable housing to low-income seniors and disabled persons.

Matter No. 10-090.1
Legal Work Required: Granby Homes for Senior Citizens, Inc. requests counsel regarding a corporate matter.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Human Services
State: CT | County: Hartford    

Mission: Inspiring Life Together Inc. (https://www.inspiringlifetogether.org) supports women undergoing breast cancer treatment and their families by funding and providing practical goods and services that support mental, physical, and emotional needs of the individual and/or household.

Matter No. 40-068.019
Legal Work Required: Inspiring Life Together Inc. requests assistance with the preparation of a waiver and release to be used with participants in a Family Fun Day.

Practice Area: Contracts
Type of Org: Health
State: NJ | County: Camden    

Mission: Macs Potential Inc (http://macs-potential.square.site) provides employment training and social skills practice for young individuals with Intellectual and Development Disabilities through the framework of a bakery business.

Matter No. 44-038.1
Legal Work Required: Macs Potential Inc requests advice on conflicts of interest and relationships with affiliated for-profit entities.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Mercer    

Mission: Macs Potential Inc (http://macs-potential.square.site) provides employment training and social skills practice for young individuals with Intellectual and Development Disabilities through the framework of a bakery business.

Matter No. 44-038.2
Legal Work Required: Macs Potential Inc requests advice on employment law, including tax-withholding thresholds, for minor employees. Knowledge of the ADA is helpful.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Mercer    

Mission: Meadows Foundation, Inc. (http://www.themeadowsfoundation.org) gives the past a future by preserving and restoring historic sites with an emphasis on early Dutch and American heritage.

Matter No. 44-008.1
Legal Work Required: Meadows Foundation, Inc. requests assistance with the review and revision of an employment agreement that includes housing.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
State: NJ | County: Somerset    

Mission: Mount Kisco Child Care Center (http://www.mkccc.org) helps working families thrive by providing equitable access to high-quality child care and early education to a diverse group of children through innovative, developmentally appropriate programming and a holistic approach to supporting family needs. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 29-103.026
Legal Work Required: Mount Kisco Child Care Center seeks assistance with a nonprofit question.

Practice Area: Nonprofit Law
Type of Org: Education and Child Development
State: NY | County: Westchester    

Mission: Neighbors for Refugees, Inc. (https://www.neighborsforrefugees.org/) advocates for the rights of refugees everywhere and works directly with refugee families to provide them with the necessary services, resources, and community support to bolster their resilience, achieve self-sufficiency and thrive in their new homes. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 44-033.2
Legal Work Required: Neighbors for Refugees, Inc. requests assistance with a corporate matter.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NY | County: Westchester    

Mission: Princeton Community Television A NJ Nonprofit Corporation (https://cnjn.org) supports, manages, promotes, produces, and distributes noncommercial, community-based media programs while also providing a community media center and other necessary equipment, resources, and training.

Matter No. 44-060.2
Legal Work Required: Princeton Community Television A NJ Nonprofit Corporation requests assistance with the review of the services offered by client to members for a fee to ensure compliance with 501(c)(3) requirements and the application of unrelated business income tax to the revenue received.

Practice Area: Tax
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
State: NJ | County: Somerset    

Mission: Returning Citizens Support Group Inc. (https://returningcitizensnj.com) enhances public safety through advocacy, programming, and services for persons who have served long prison sentences so that they may reach their full potential.

Matter No. 43-146.3
Legal Work Required: Returning Citizens Support Group Inc. requests assistance with preparation of a development agreement with another nonprofit to develop property in the City of Newark.

Practice Area: Real Estate
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Essex    

Mission: ReWild Long Island Inc. (https://rewildlongisland.org) works with communities on Long Island to protect and improve the biodiversity, resilience and health of regional ecosystems by adopting sustainable landscaping practices centered around native plants.

Matter No. 44-013.2
Legal Work Required: ReWild Long Island Inc. requests assistance with review and update of personnel manual.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Environment
State: NY | County: Nassau    

Mission: Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, Inc. (https://sptsusa.org) strives to reduce the number of youth suicides and attempted suicides by encouraging public awareness through the development and promotion of educational training programs.

Matter No. 41-002.8
Legal Work Required: Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide, Inc. requests assistance with the review of an Abuse & Molestation Policy that covers employees and volunteers of the organization.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Health
State: NJ | County: Monmouth    

Mission: Soul Friends, Inc. (https://www.soul-friends.org ) provides innovative educational and clinical programs that promote the healing benefits of the human-animal bond for children and families.

Matter No. 08-179.012
Legal Work Required: Soul Friends, Inc. requests assistance with drafting an agreement for client to deliver copyright-protected programming to a population served by another nonprofit organization.

Practice Area: Intellectual Property
Type of Org: Human Services
State: CT | County: New Haven    

Mission: The Briar Patch Collaboratory Inc. is a think tank and action incubator for the work and development of visionary philosophical activists engaging in Soulcial Work Praxis worldbuilding for justice, equity, wellness, and liberation.

Matter No. 43-136.3
Legal Work Required: The Briar Patch Collaboratory Inc. requests advice on hiring its first employees.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Union    

Mission: The Cornerstone Foundation, Incorporated (https://cornerstone-cares.org) keeps people safe, fed, housed, and clothed.

Matter No. 10-076.4
Legal Work Required: The Cornerstone Foundation, Incorporated requests assistance with reviewing and revising employee handbook and assistance with determining the correct (exempt vs. non-exempt) classification for one staff position.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Human Services
State: CT | County: Tolland    

Mission: The State Theatre Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick, Inc. (http://www.stnj.org) enriches the lives of people from diverse backgrounds in New Jersey and contributes to a vital urban environment by providing a venue for performing arts and arts education.

Matter No. 39-116.7
Legal Work Required: The State Theatre Regional Arts Center at New Brunswick, Inc. requests advice on corporate sponsorships and assistance the review and revision as necessary of its donor acknowledgment forms.

Practice Area: Tax
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
State: NJ | County: Middlesex    

Mission: Urban League of Essex County (http://www.ulec.org) assists African Americans and disadvantaged urban residents in the achievement of social and economic self-sufficiency.

Matter No. 25-066.026
Legal Work Required: Urban League of Essex County’s affiliated community housing development organization (CHDO), Urban League of Essex County Opportunity Corporation (https://ulec.org/communitydevelopment), requests assistance with (1) the review of its template residential lease agreement and home purchase application process packet and (2) drafting a "partnership agreement" with individuals who have been selected to purchase a home.

Practice Area: Real Estate
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Essex    

Mission: Urban League of Essex County (http://www.ulec.org) assists African Americans and disadvantaged urban residents in the achievement of social and economic self-sufficiency.

Matter No. 25-066.025
Legal Work Required: Urban League of Essex County’s affiliated community housing development organization (CHDO), Urban League of Essex County Opportunity Corporation (https://ulec.org/communitydevelopment), requests assistance with the review of its Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Practice Area: Bylaws Review
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Essex    

Mission: Westfield Historical Society (https://www.westfieldhistoricalsociety.org) preserves, interprets, and encourages interest in history, Westfield, and its residents through educational efforts and community outreach programs.

Matter No. 39-164.6
Legal Work Required: Westfield Historical Society requests advice on wage-hour legal requirements for part-time employees.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
State: NJ | County: Union    

Mission: Westfield Historical Society (https://www.westfieldhistoricalsociety.org) preserves, interprets, and encourages interest in history, Westfield, and its residents through educational efforts and community outreach programs.

Matter No. 39-164.5
Legal Work Required: Westfield Historical Society requests assistance with reviewing or drafting selected governance policies to add to its policy and procedures manual.

Practice Area: Corporate Governance/Compliance
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
State: NJ | County: Union    

Mission: Wethersfield Historical Society of Wethersfield, CONN., Inc. (https://www.wethersfieldhistory.org) preserves and promotes Wethersfield's history and culture to inspire people today and tomorrow.

Matter No. 08-575.013
Legal Work Required: Wethersfield Historical Society of Wethersfield, CONN., Inc. requests assistance with review and revision of certificate of incorporation and bylaws.

Practice Area: Bylaws Review
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
State: CT | County: Hartford    

Mission: Wheel It Forward (www.wheelitforward.us) will create a “lending library” for lightly used durable medical equipment (http://DME), where people who need DME can borrow it and where people who have DME can conveniently donate it to benefit others and the environment.

Matter No. 39-175.018
Legal Work Required: Wheel It Forward requests assistance with applying for tax exemption.

Practice Area: Incorporation & Tax Exemption
Type of Org: Health
State: CT | County: Fairfield