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

CLARKSTON DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

Mission: To organize and facilitate education and health programs for the Clarkston, Georgia community.

Matter #1: Drafting agreements with Wi-Fi provider, apartment complex, residents and evaluation partner for pilot program to provide free Wi-Fi to low-income users.

 

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: Drafting client agreement including liability release and Covid-19 provisions. PBPA has forms.

 

FAMILY PROMISE OF FULTON COUNTY, INC. D/B/A FAMILY PROMISE OF NORTH FULTON/DEKALB

Mission: To end homelessness, one family at a time.

Matter #1: Drafting standard contract for a church providing services to clients.

 

MONTESSORI PARTNERSHIPS FOR GEORGIA, INC.

Mission: To expand access to quality, child-centered education through a network of public and community-based Montessori schools.

Matter #1: Drafting agreement with volunteer/board member holding materials at her home.

 

NEXT GENERATION MEN, INC.

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

Matter #1: Drafting standard agreements for companies and for colleges hosting events.

 

WELCOMING AMERICA, INC.

Mission: To promote mutual respect and cooperation between foreign-born and US-born Americans by creating a welcoming atmosphere community by community.

Matter #1: Review of agreements for conference, including sponsorship agreement and speaker agreement.

Matter #2: Reviewing standard grant agreement for grants to member organizations.

Matter #3: Drafting form partnership agreement for data sharing. PBPA has form.

 

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: Drafting board policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

CLIFTON SANCTUARY MINISTRIES, INC.

Mission: To provide transitional housing ministry serving homeless men in Atlanta, many of whom are elderly, sick, disabled, mentally ill, and living with HIV/AIDS and addictions.

Matter #1: Revising bylaws. PBPA has form.

 

DISCIPLES ON THE WALK, INC.

Mission: To work with economically disadvantaged people to help them achieve home ownership.

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

 

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: Drafting advisory council charter and motion for approval. PBPA has form.

 

HIV/AIDS EMPOWERMENT RESOURCE CENTER FOR YOUNG WOMEN, INC.

Mission: To provide programs, services and community-level solutions that improve the health-related quality of life for the communities served.

Matter #1: Providing advice and assistance with corporate name change. PBPA has materials.

 

INSPIREDU, INC.

Mission: To help underserved youth develop the skills needed for education and career success through technology-based learning tools.

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

 

PROGEORGIA STATE TABLE, INC.

Mission: To create a more accessible, inclusive and representative democracy by supporting organizations involved in voter engagement and grassroots organizing.

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

 

SECOND HELPINGS ATLANTA, INC.

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 financial policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

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: Revising articles of incorporation and bylaws. PBPA has forms.

 

THE COTTAGE PREVIOUSLY SEXUAL ASSUALT CENTER OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA, INC.

Mission: To provide services for survivors and families impacted by child abuse and sexual assault, and to provide prevention education about child abuse and sexual assault.

Matter #1: Revising articles of incorporation including adding exculpation clause and bylaws. PBPA has forms.

 

THE FRAZER CENTER, INC.

Mission: To assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, through an inclusive learning environment for children and individualized support for adults.

Matter #1: Revising board policies and procedures including conflict of interest policy and annual disclosure statement. PBPA has forms.

 

THE ORANGE DUFFEL BAG INITIATIVE, INC.

Mission: To improve the education and career outcomes of youth in foster care, homeless teens and those experiencing high poverty.

Matter #1: Drafting whistleblower and executive compensation policies. PBPA has forms.

 

WEBCAST-Nonprofit Board vs. Staff Responsibilities

Matter #1: Assistance presenting 30 minute webcast on the responsibilities of a nonprofit board versus the executive director or staff.

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

BLUEPRINT 58

Mission: To empower youth to grow into community leaders through mutually transformational relationships.

Matter #1: Advice and assistance setting up a QSEHRA.

 

HIV/AIDS EMPOWERMENT RESOURCE CENTER FOR YOUNG WOMEN, INC.

Mission: To provide programs, services and community-level solutions that improve the health-related quality of life for the communities served.

Matter #1: Drafting agreement between organization and CEO for Split-Dollar Life Insurance Policy/Senior Executive Retirement Plan.

 

EMPLOYMENT

ATLANTA WEALTH BUILDING INITIATIVE

Mission: To reimagine economic realities to produce an opportunity-rich future for all through implementing community wealth building strategies.

Matter #1: Advice regarding whether 4 consultants are independent contractors or employees and drafting independent contractor agreement.

 

BELOVED ATLANTA

Mission: To provide housing, life-skills training, and work-readiness programs to women seeking freedom from the sex industry.

Matter #1: Drafting background check policy and procedure. PBPA has materials.

 

CLUBHOUSE ATLANTA, INC.

Mission: To provide adults living with mental illness opportunities for friendship, employment, housing and education in a safe and respectful environment.

Matter #1: Drafting employment manual. PBPA has forms.

 

EXTRA SPECIAL PEOPLE, INC.

Mission: To create opportunities for people with disabilities and their families to engage, connect and thrive.

Matter #1: Advice regarding employment laws in California.

Matter #2: Advice regarding classification of 16 employees as exempt or nonexempt under FLSA and timekeeping.

 

OAKSATL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Mission: To support the staff and students of a nonprofit school serving low-income students, by providing safe, stable and affordable housing nearby.

Matter #1: Advice regarding classification of 2 workers as independent contractors or employees.

 

REVVED UP KIDS, INC.

Mission: To provide programs and safety resources that equip participants to recognize and avoid dangerous situations and people and to escape violence.

Matter #1: Reviewing standard independent contractor, volunteer, and nondisclosure agreements including addressing work-for-hire concerns. PBPA has forms.

 

SECOND WIND DREAMS, INC.

Mission: To enhance the quality of life for those living in eldercare communities and change the perception of aging.

Matter #1: Reviewing confidentiality agreement and work-for-hire provisions.

 

HEALTHCARE

FAMILIES OF CHILDREN UNDER STRESS

Mission: To offer emotional, informational and physical support to families of children with disabilities or ongoing medical needs through a variety of programs.

Matter #1: Advice on whether organization is subject to HIPAA and on how to handle personal health information.

 

METROPOLITAN COUNSELING SERVICES

Mission: To provide a sustainable source of quality mental health services for the greater Atlanta community.

Matter #1: Reviewing client agreements and forms including HIPAA agreement and liability release.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

WEBCAST-Who Owns the IP Created by a Nonprofit Founder?

Matter #1: Assistance presenting 30 minute webcast on intellectual property rights for content created by the founder of a nonprofit.

 

REAL ESTATE

ATLANTA LAND TRUST, INC.

Mission: To create homeownership opportunities for low-income families while preserving the affordability of the homes for future generations.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing real property donation agreement.

Matter #2: Assistance reviewing development agreement for a multi-family residential complex.

 

JACKSON COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC.

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

Matter #1: Reviewing anti-money laundering and mortgage fraud prevention policy.

Matter #2: Drafting and filing residential closing documents for transfer to Habitat client. Client pays filing fees.

 

LATINO COMMUNITY FUND, INC.

Mission: To support and expand Georgia-based Latino-focused nonprofits with grants and through advocacy and research, technical assistance, and capacity building.

Matter #1: Assistance converting license to use space into a lease for another unit in the same building.

 

PROJECT COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Mission: To connect homeless persons to decent, affordable housing and to ancillary services that promote personal and economic self-sufficiency.

Matter #1: Reviewing Memorandum of Ground Lease and providing legal opinion that PCCI is qualified to enter into Development Agreement with Invest Atlanta related to Eastside TAD.

 

TECHBRIDGE

Mission: To put technology know-how in the hands of nonprofits in order to help them better serve the community.

Matter #1: Advice regarding potential early termination of lease.

 

THE COTTAGE PREVIOUSLY SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTER OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA, INC.

Mission: To provide services for survivors and families impacted by child abuse and sexual assault, and to provide prevention education about child abuse and sexual assault.

Matter #1: Advice regarding proposed lease revisions by landlord Athens-Clarke County.

 

WELCOMING AMERICA, INC.

Mission: To promote mutual respect and cooperation between foreign-born and US-born Americans by creating a welcoming atmosphere community by community.

Matter #1: Advice regarding and drafting sublease for office space. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

RISK MANAGEMENT

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS OF GEORGIA

Mission: To provide hope for anyone who is suffering from the effects of someone elses drinking.

Matter #1: Review general liability insurance policy and workers compensation policy.

 

SQUARE FOOT MINISTRY, INC.

Mission: To share Gods hope and love by providing safe, healthy affordable environments for families.

Matter #1: Reviewing sufficiency of Directors and Officers insurance coverage.

 

TECHNOLOGY

GLOBAL HEALTH ACTION, INC.

Mission: To improve the health and well-being in under-served parts of the world through community-based health programs.

Matter #1: Assistance with terms of use and privacy policy for website.

 

POWER UP SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC.

Mission: To provide underprivileged children access to strong mentorship, fitness for life through martial arts, and a safe place to socialize and do schoolwork.

Matter #1: Drafting website terms of use and privacy policy and airtable.com privacy policy. PBPA has forms.

 

SCIENCE FOR GEORGIA, INC.

Mission: To build a bridge between scientists and the public and to advocate for the responsible use of science in public policy.

Matter #1: Drafting website terms of use and privacy policy. PBPA has forms.

 

WEBCASTS

Nonprofit Board vs. Staff Responsibilities

Matter #1: Assistance presenting 30 minute webcast on the responsibilities of a nonprofit board versus the executive director or staff.

 

Who Owns the IP Created by a Nonprofit Founder?

Matter #1: Assistance presenting 30 minute webcast on intellectual property rights for content created by the founder of a nonprofit.