Available Volunteer Opportunities

The volunteer opportunities that are currently available are listed below. We make every effort to update this information daily but there may be a delay.

Please email volunteer@pbpatl.org if you would like to volunteer for a matter, if you would like to receive our monthly email with available volunteer opportunities, or if you have questions. If you are a first time volunteer, please include your contact information (including address and phone number), the name of your law firm or legal department, practice area, state(s) in which you are licensed to practice law, and year(s) of admittance in your email.

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Summary of Opportunities

CONTRACTS

RAE OF LIGHT

Mission: To provide college coaching programs to help low-income students and parents navigate the college application process.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting independent contractor agreement, including work-for-hire language. PBPA has forms.

 

CORPORATE

Confidential

Matter #1: Assistance with sale of assets to two nonprofits and dissolution of the organization.

 

EMPLOYMENT

HALL-DAWSON CASA PROGRAM, INC.

Mission: To ensure abused and neglected children have the right to a safe and permanent home.

Matter #1: Advice regarding classification of 4 employee positions as exempt or nonexempt under FLSA.

Matter #2: Advice regarding changing pay scale and structure for entire organization and revising employee handbook.

 

IMMIGRATION

QUAKER VOLUNTARY SERVICE

Mission: To support year of service program in which young adults live in houses together while undertaking 11-month service assignments for nonprofits.

Matter #1: Providing advice regarding B-1 visa extension for international fellow from Finland working in Oregon.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

NATIONAL CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF HOME IMPROVEMENT FRAUD

Mission: To educate consumers how to protect against home improvement contractor fraud particularly seniors and those in disaster areas.

Matter #1: Advice regarding copyright protection of app.

 

PLYWOOD PEOPLE

Mission: To support other organizations conducting charitable activities and to provide relief to the poor, distressed and underprivileged.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing agreement to upload content onto new online video platform.

 

LITIGATION

ACTION MINISTRIES, INC.

Mission: To pull people back from the brink of hunger, homelessness and addiction and equip them to prosper.

Matter #1: Assist client with contract dispute in Dekalb County Magistrates Court. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

Confidential

Matter #1: Assistance addressing negative comments about school on social media. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

TAX

AUSTIN DRIVE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Mission: To serve, strengthen, and mobilize metro Atlanta and surrounding counties by offering structured healthy and education programs and progressive actives for the development of youth and aging adults.

Matter #1: Assistance filing application for 501c3 status.

 

LOGANVILLE COMMUNITY MINISTRY VILLAGE

Mission: To provide spiritual and emotional help and healing to those who are suffering from abuse or broken relationships in our community.

Matter #1: Advice regarding registering and paying sales tax for silent auction and t-shirt sales.

 

TECHNOLOGY

SOJOURN: SOUTHERN JEWISH RESOURCE NETWORK FOR GENDER AND SEXUAL DIVERSITY

Mission: To affirm and empower LGBTQ people across the South.

Matter #1: Assistance conducting legal audit of website including terms of use and privacy policy. PBPA has materials.

 

THE CANCER FOUNDATION

Mission: To help alleviate financial hardship of cancer for eligible patients.

Matter #1: Assistance conducting legal audit of website including terms of use and privacy policy. PBPA has materials.

 

URBAN RECIPE

Mission: To help form food cooperatives for low-income families in order to create food security and provide a sense of support and community.

Matter #1: Assistance conducting legal audit of website including terms of use, privacy policy, and online agreements. PBPA has materials.

 

WHOLESOME WAVE

Mission: To increase access to good food for all Georgians while contributing to the local food economy.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing agreement for technology services with Equifax. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

WEBCASTS

CROWDFUNDING FOR A 501(c)(3)

Mission: Assistance presenting a 30 minute webcast in February 2018 on the legal issues of crowdfunding for a nonprofit.

 

THIRD PARTY INJURIES AT A NONPROFITS OFFICE

Matter #1: Assistance presenting a 30 minute webcast in January 2018 on the legal implications of injuries to 3rd parties, including volunteers and clients, at properties owned by a nonprofit.

 

ZONING

JESUS SET THE CAPTIVE FREE

Mission: To assist veterans and ex-offenders with their successful reintegration into society by providing housing, food, education and professional training.

Matter #1: Advice regarding use of property as supportive housing in City of Atlanta.