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

CONSTRUCTION

JACKSON COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Mission: To provide decent and affordable housing to those in need.

Matter #1: Reviewing standard home warranty.

 

CONTRACTS

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS OF GEORGIA (AKA GEORGIA AL-ANON CENTRAL SERVICES)

Mission: To help the families and friends of alcoholics connect and support each other through meetings, information and shared experiences.

Matter #1: Advice regarding housing accommodations for transgender teens and adults at a conference.

 

CHRIST THE RESTORER MINISTRY, INC.

Mission: To restore and enhance the lives of homeless individuals and families in Metro Atlanta and prevent homelessness.

Matter #1: Reviewing client rules and policies and drafting client agreement, including addressing powers of attorney for clients.

 

COLUMBUS WELLNESS CENTER OUTREACH AND PREVENTION PROJECT, INC.

Mission: To provide well care to low income women and blue collar working women in need of services during non-traditional working hours.

Matter #1: Reviewing agreement for provision of educational wellness services.

 

DEFINED WITH PURPOSE

Mission: To guide young women into a purpose-filled life through programs that foster self-esteem.

Matter #1: Reviewing client agreement form, including addressing waiver of fees or payment guarantee as needed.

 

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES MINISTRIES, INC.

Mission: To provide community housing and support services to adults with developmental disabilities and resources and education to their families.

Matter #1: Reviewing client expense reimbursement and responsibility policy and agreement.

 

HOME DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES, INC.

Mission: To provide grants to low-income homeowners to repair or build homes in revitalizing neighborhoods.

Matter #1: Drafting standard service agreement with municipalities. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

SECOND HELPINGS

Mission: To reduce hunger and food waste in the Metro Atlanta area by rescuing surplus food and distributing it to those in need.

Matter #1: Drafting agreement with restaurant for meal donation program. IMMEDIATE NEED.

Matter #2: Drafting intern handbook and liability release. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

SOUTHWEST ECUMENICAL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE CENTER

Mission: To serve individuals and families who are facing crisis situations and who live in the southwest quadrant of Atlanta.

Matter #1: Drafting standard contract with nonprofit recipients of donated food and other items.

 

CORPORATE

BACKSTREET COMMUNITY ARTS, INC.

Mission: To provide a safe, welcoming creative environment for anyone who can benefit from the healing power of art and community.

Matter #1: Revising bylaws. PBPA has forms. 2nd Request.

 

CENTER FOR FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE AND INNOVATION

Mission: To provide Georgians with disabilities access to affordable financial products and services by offering low interest rate loans and extended repayment terms.

Matter #1: Transferring assets and programs to another nonprofit.

 

CHRIST THE RESTORER MINISTRY, INC.

Mission: To restore and enhance the lives of homeless individuals and families in Metro Atlanta and prevent homelessness.

Matter #1: Reviewing articles of incorporation, including required IRS language and exculpation clause. Client pays filing fees. PBPA has form.

 

FUND FOR SOUTHERN COMMUNITIES

Mission: To support and unite organizations and donors working to create just and sustainable communities that are free of oppression and embrace all people.

Matter #1: Reviewing board policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

GIDEON'S PROMISE, INC.

Mission: To recruit, train and mentor public defenders throughout the Southeast.

Matter #1: Advice regarding corporate sponsorship program and agreement. PBPA has form.

 

GILGAL

Mission: To provide transitional housing, drug education and life skills development for women in crisis in the Metro Atlanta area.

Matter #1: Reviewing conflicts of interest policy and procedure and drafting whistleblower policy. PBPA has forms.

 

MULTIPLE CHOICES CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

Mission: To support and enhance the personal independence of individuals with disabilities in the 10-county area of Northeast Georgia.

Matter #1: Drafting financial policies and procedures. PBPA has form.

 

PAINT LOVE, INC.

Mission: To provide transformational arts programming for youth who face socio-economic difficulties and traumatic experiences.

Matter #1: Drafting financial policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

RIGHT IN THE COMMUNITY, INC.

Mission: Promoting opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to live full, productive, self-determined lives by fostering local communities which embrace all people.

Matter #1: Assistance with corporate name change. PBPA has materials. Client pays filing fees.

 

SHEWILL, INC.

Mission: To educate young girls between the ages of 8 and 17 on the importance of financial literacy and career empowerment.

Matter #1: Revising articles of incorporation and bylaws. PBPA has forms.

 

THE EXCEPTIONAL FOUNDATION OF ATLANTA, INC.

Mission: To provide an affordable quality day program for adults with special needs.

Matter #1: Drafting board policies and procedures including conflict of interest policy. PBPA has forms. 2nd Request.

 

YNOTT FOUNDATION

Mission: To provide health education and support to pediatric transplant patients and increase awareness about organ and tissue donations.

Matter #1: Revising Ohio articles of incorporation and bylaws including officer descriptions and details.

 

EMPLOYMENT

NEXT GENERATION MEN AND WOMEN, INC.

Mission: To inspire young men of color to success through professional exposure, leadership development, community service, and ongoing support.

Matter #1: Reviewing employee handbook.

 

PARTNERSHIP FOR SOUTHERN EQUITY

Mission: To advance policies and institutional actions that promote racial equity and shared prosperity for all in Atlanta and the American South.

Matter #1: Advice regarding paying interns/fellows a stipend.

 

SER FAMILIA

Mission: To strengthen, revitalize and equip Latino individuals and families so they can thrive and enjoy a healthy family environment.

Matter #1: Revising employee handbook.

 

THE SWEMKIDS COMPANY

Mission: To eliminate all of the barriers that prevent Black children and their families from having a healthy and safe relationship with the water.

Matter #1: Advice whether swim instructors are independent contractors or employees and drafting contracts if needed. PBPA has forms.

 

TRELLIS HORTICULTURAL THERAPY ALLIANCE

Mission: To use the power of gardening and nature to improve the lives of people living with disabilities.

Matter #1: Review of independent contractor or employee status of 5 positions, drafting form independent contractor agreement, and advising on transition, if needed. PBPA has form.

 

VOX TEEN COMMUNICATIONS

Mission: To offer teens a place to develop as leaders and communicators through uncensored publishing and self-expression.

Matter #1: Reviewing employee handbook. PBPA has form. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

HEALTHCARE

AUDITORY VERBAL CENTER, INC.

Mission: To teach hearing-impaired children to hear and speak without the use of sign language or lip reading, allowing them to become independent communicators.

Matter #1: Advice regarding HIPAA implications of recording teletherapy sessions for client use, and drafting liability release.

 

DEFINED WITH PURPOSE

Mission: To guide young women into a purpose-filled life through programs that foster self-esteem.

Matter #1: Providing advice on HIPAA compliance and drafting agreement with therapists to provide services.

 

INSPIRITUS, INC.

Mission: To bring hope, healing, and strength to people in need through services including adoption, foster care, refugee assistance, disaster response, and disability support.

Matter #1: Reviewing standard disabled adult support care forms and agreements including participation and medical care consent. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

NAESM, INC.

Mission: To educate communities of color on the facts about HIV/AIDS (education & prevention) and to make healthcare and social services available to people of color with early or advanced stages of HIV/AIDS regardless of sexual orientation.

Matter #1: Advice regarding addressing misappropriation of organization's 340B drug program by another organization. 3rd Request.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

LEAP FOR LITERACY

Mission: To promote literacy, kindness and a love of reading and writing in children.

Matter #1: Drafting standard publishing contract for child authors.

 

PRESENCIA

Mission: To be present in our community, by providing tutoring, mentoring, and leadership development to children in the Buford Highway corridor.

Matter #1: Obtaining federal trademark for name and logo. Client pays filing fees.

 

TRADETALKS

Mission: To provide information that educates, inspires and demonstrates the benefits of a skilled trade, with a focus on career path and lifestyle.

Matter #1: Reviewing agreement for sharing of organization materials and website content with Home Depot affiliate.

 

PRIVACY

STAR C CORPORATION D/B/A STAR C PROGRAMS

Mission: To reduce transiency in the local school system and improve student academic success through affordable housing, after school programs and medical care.

Matter #1: Advice regarding risks posed by collecting tenant demographic data on rental assistance applications that are shared with landlords. 2nd Request.

 

REAL ESTATE

SOCCER IN THE STREETS

Mission: To teach less advantaged kids to make positive choices in life so as to better themselves, their families and their communities through soccer.

Matter #1: Reviewing commercial lease with DeKalb County School District, where leasee will make improvements in lieu of rent.

 

SCHOOL LAW

CONFIDENTIAL

Matter #1: Advice regarding addressing repeated complaints from persistent parent about COVID-19 safety protocols being used by school. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

TEACH O REA PREPATORY PRESCHOOL INC.

Mission: To provide developmental and educational enrichment programs for toddlers, pre-schoolers and school-age children designed to foster their physical, cognitive, and social development.

Matter #1: Advice regarding requiring students to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

 

WEBCASTS

Employment

Matter #1: Present a 30 minute webinar regarding legal considerations of minors working and volunteering with a nonprofit.