Volunteer Opportunities

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Mission: ASCEND Mental Wellness (https://www.ascendmw.org) encourages and assists individuals in discovering pathways to their optimal mental health and wellness, while supporting hope and awareness of well-being in our community. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 44-071.3
Legal Work Required: ASCEND Mental Wellness seeks assistance reviewing and revising bylaws, conflict of interest policy and whistleblower policy.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Health
State: NY | County: Washington    

Mission: ASCEND Mental Wellness (https://www.ascendmw.org) encourages and assists individuals in discovering pathways to their optimal mental health and wellness, while supporting hope and awareness of well-being in our community. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 44-071.2
Legal Work Required: ASCEND Mental Wellness amending certificate of incorporation (will need to obtain agency permissions).

Practice Area: Nonprofit Law
Type of Org: Health
State: NY | County: Washington    

Mission: Bethany House of Nassau County Corporation (https://www.bhny.org) provides housing and services to women and children who are homeless. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 22-046.012
Legal Work Required: Bethany House of Nassau County Corporation seeks assistance with a real estate matter.

Practice Area: Real Estate
Type of Org: Human Services
State: NY | County: Nassau    

Mission: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County (http://www.bbbsofrc.com) offers a stabilized support system to disadvantaged, underserved at-risk children, 7-18 years of age, living in single parent households. Note: Lawyers may earn NY CLE credit for pro bono legal services performed for this organization.

Matter No. 27-171.055
Legal Work Required: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County seeks assistance with an employment issue.

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

Mission: Brick City Rowing A NJ Nonprofit Corporation (https://brickcityrowing.org) serves the youth of Newark by creating a competitive environment and fostering the development of athletes to compete within the sport of rowing.

Matter No. 44-086.2
Legal Work Required: Brick City Rowing A NJ Nonprofit Corporation requests assistance with drafting Conflicts of Interest and Whistleblower policies.

Practice Area: Corporate Governance/Compliance
Type of Org: Community Support and Development
State: NJ | County: Essex    

Mission: Brick City Rowing A NJ Nonprofit Corporation (https://brickcityrowing.org) serves the youth of Newark by creating a competitive environment and fostering the development of athletes to compete within the sport of rowing.

Matter No. 44-086.1
Legal Work Required: Brick City Rowing A NJ Nonprofit Corporation requests assistance with the review and revision of the organization’s Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

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

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: 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: Eight Six Go Co. (https://eightsixgo.com) is an inclusive wellness group focused on creating a community where people feel comfortable enough to challenge themselves physically & emotionally.

Matter No. 10-083.2
Legal Work Required: Eight Six Go Co. requests assistance with review and revision of volunteer agreement.

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

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: KinderSmile Foundation, Inc. (https://www.kindersmile.org) provides dental services and oral health education for low-income New Jersey children from ages 0-12, and for low-income pregnant women and new mothers.

Matter No. 35-168.046
Legal Work Required: KinderSmile Foundation, Inc. requests (1) advice with respect to whether a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) is required to be entered into by a state regulatory agency that is doing a site visit that will include reviewing patient records and, if necessary, (2) assistance with drafting the BAA or another form of privacy/confidentiality agreement.

Practice Area: Healthcare/HIPAA
Type of Org: Health
State: NJ | County: Essex    

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: North Guilford Nursery School (NGNS) (https://ngnschool.org/) provides a nurturing, friendly, and secure preschool environment to children ages 2-5 years that enhances their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Matter No. 08-363.6
Legal Work Required: North Guilford Nursery School, Inc. requests assistance with an employment matter.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Education and Child Development
State: CT | County: New Haven    

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: Rhythmic Roots Revolution Inc. (https://www.rhythmicrootsrevolution.org) delivers educational and therapeutic workshops in music, art, and writing, with profound emphasis on cultivating critical thinking skills and developing healthy relationships, proven to reduce recidivism and delinquency.

Matter No. 44-084.2
Legal Work Required: Rhythmic Roots Revolution Inc. requests assistance with the classification of workers as employees or independent contractors and preparation of a template independent contractor agreement.

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

Mission: Rhythmic Roots Revolution Inc. (https://www.rhythmicrootsrevolution.org) delivers educational and therapeutic workshops in music, art, and writing, with profound emphasis on cultivating critical thinking skills and developing healthy relationships, proven to reduce recidivism and delinquency.

Matter No. 44-084.1
Legal Work Required: Rhythmic Roots Revolution Inc. requests assistance with the review and revision, as necessary, of the organization’s Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

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

Mission: Roots & Wings, A New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation (http://www.rootsandwingsnj.org) provides safe housing, emotional support, life skills, and educational opportunities for youth aging out of foster care; empowering them to rise toward their greatest potential.

Matter No. 27-032.029
Legal Work Required: Roots & Wings, A New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation requests assistance with drafting an abuse prevention and reporting policy.

Practice Area: Employment/Labor
Type of Org: Human Services
State: NJ | County: Morris    

Mission: Sharp Again Naturally (http://www.sharpagain.org) educates the public about causes of dementia that are reversible but rarely tested for and seeks to make such testing and related treatment the standard of care for all dementia and Alzheimer's patients.

Matter No. 34-009.027
Legal Work Required: Sharp Again Naturally dba Sharp Again seeks assistance reviewing and revising bylaws, conflict of interest policy and whistleblower policy.

Practice Area: Corporate
Type of Org: Health
State: NY | County: Westchester    

Mission: Sharp Again Naturally (http://www.sharpagain.org) educates the public about causes of dementia that are reversible but rarely tested for and seeks to make such testing and related treatment the standard of care for all dementia and Alzheimer's patients.

Matter No. 34-009.026
Legal Work Required: Sharp Again Naturally dba Sharp Again seeks assistance with a trademark issue.

Practice Area: Intellectual Property
Type of Org: Health
State: NY | County: Westchester    

Mission: Shine Your Light CT, Inc. (https://sylartexpression.org/) provides undeserved communities with an opportunity to freely express themselves through art, yoga, and creative offerings.

Matter No. 10-003.5
Legal Work Required: Shine Your Light CT, Inc. requests counsel regarding client’s independent contractor arrangement, and if appropriate, draft a form of independent contractor agreement.

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

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: 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 Maritime Aquarium (http://www.maritimeaquarium.org) inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

Matter No. 39-087.9
Legal Work Required: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk seeks assistance reviewing and revising bylaws.

Practice Area: Bylaws Review
Type of Org: Environment
State: CT | County: Fairfield    

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: Vietnamese Boat People A NJ Nonprofit Corporation (https://www.vietnameseboatpeople.org) preserves and carries forward stories for younger generations to be inspired by the history of resilience in the Vietnamese community.

Matter No. 41-146.3
Legal Work Required: Vietnamese Boat People A NJ Nonprofit Corporation requests assistance with the review and revision as necessary of its “open call” agreement for solicitation of exhibit submissions.

Practice Area: Contracts
Type of Org: Arts, Culture, and Humanities
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: 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: Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, Inc. (http://www.waimct.org) uplifts and unites our community by providing caring service and resources to meet our neighbor's needs with dignity and respect.

Matter No. 08-202.5
Legal Work Required: Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, Inc. requests assistance with reviewing and revising certificate of incorporation and bylaws.

Practice Area: Bylaws Review
Type of Org: Human Services
State: CT | County: Windham