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

CAMP DREAM FOUNDATION, INC.

Mission: To provide a free summer camp experience to children with moderate to severe disabilities.

Matter #1: Revising standard partner agreement. PBPA has materials.

Matter #2: Drafting standard vendor agreement.

 

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.

 

FOSTER SIBLINGS REUNITED, INC.

Mission: To reunite siblings currently separated in foster care for camp.

Matter #1: Revising authorization forms, including liability release, for campers participating in virtual programming.

 

INSPIREDU, INC,

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

Matter #1: Reviewing agreement for online advertising.

 

LAAMISTAD

Mission: To support the success of Latino students and families through tutoring, mentoring and other programming to promote academic, physical and personal growth.

Matter #1: Reviewing release for online ESL learning offered nationally and internationally.

 

SISTERS FOR SOCIETY CORPORATION

Mission: To help individuals and families undergoing unforeseen life situations and hardships by providing food, clothing and financial assistance.

Matter #1: Drafting volunteer handbook with liability and media release. PBPA has forms.

 

Confidential

Matter #1: Drafting nondisclosure agreement with another nonprofit.

 

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: Reviewing agreement with national partner for collaboration on media project.

 

CORPORATE

BE THE VOICE, INC.

Mission: To educate youth on how to minimize bullying by being a vocal bystander.

Matter #1: Reviewing corporate sponsorship program and drafting sponsorship contract.

Matter #2: Drafting financial policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

BELOVED ATLANTA, INC.

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

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

 

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 board policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

DELTA LIFE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.

Mission: To provide educational awareness programs, economic development and empowerment initiatives to DeKalb County residents in need.

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

 

ERIN'S HOPE FOR FRIENDS, INC.

Mission: To create lasting relationships through safe, bully-free, joyful interactions for High Function Autism Spectrum teens and young adults.

Matter #1: Drafting financial policies and procedures including handling petty cash. 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: Assistance with dissolution of separate LLC for JavaJoy program. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

HALL COUNTY FAMILY CONNECTION NETWORK, INC.

Mission: To bring community partners together to address serious challenges facing children and families in Hall County.

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

 

KALEIDOSCOPE CHILD FOUNDATION

Mission: To advance vulnerable children and communities worldwide with sustainable education, life skills and fresh water.

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

 

PRESENCIA, INC.

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

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

 

THE BACKPACK PROJECT

Mission: To ease the burden of homelessness, one backpack at a time.

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

 

Confidential

Matter #1: Assistance with potential asset acquisition by another nonprofit.

 

EMPLOYMENT

Confidential

Matter #1: Advice regarding termination of two employees.

 

CHRISTIAN LEAGUE FOR BATTERED WOMEN DBATRANQUILITY HOUSE

Mission: To provide emergency shelter as a refuge for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

Matter #1: Reviewing background check policy and procedure.

 

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: Advice regarding classification of 1 employee as exempt or nonexempt under FLSA and employees who volunteer for organization.

 

METROPOLITAN COUNSELING SERVICES

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

Matter #1: Providing advice regarding employment relationship with resident therapists and reviewing employment agreement.

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

 

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: Reviewing employee handbook and confidentiality agreement.

 

THE GEORGIA APPELLATE PRACTICE AND EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER, INC.

Mission: To provide free representation and justice to poor people on Georgia's death row in habeas corpus and clemency proceedings.

Matter #1: Advice regarding classification of investigator and office manager as exempt or nonexempt under FLSA and comp time.

 

THE STUDY HALL, INC.

Mission: To provide after-school and summer camp programs serving K-5th grade children in the greater Peoplestown community.

Matter #1: Advice regarding classification of 3 employees as exempt or nonexempt under FLSA.

 

TOOLBANK USA, INC.

Mission: To serve community-based organizations by providing tools, equipment and expertise to empower their most ambitious goals.

Matter #1: Revising employee handbook. PBPA has form.

 

URBAN RECIPE, INC

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 drafting warehouse safety protocols.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

FURNITURE BANK OF METRO ATLANTA

Mission: To create sustainability for families and individuals in need by distributing donated furniture to turn their houses into homes.

Matter #1: Obtaining federal trademark for name/logo of organization. Client pays filing fees.

 

REAL ESTATE

PLANNED PETHOOD OF GEORGIA, INC.

Mission: Helping pets and the people who care for them by providing innovative programs and affordable services that save lives.

Matter #1: Reviewing lease. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

WHOLESOME WAVE GEORGIA

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

Matter #1: Assistance negotiating lease termination.

 

TECHNOLOGY

POSITIVE TRANSITION SERVICES CORPORATION

Mission: To reduce homelessness through affordable re-entry housing and supportive services.

Matter #1: Drafting website terms of use and privacy policy and adding visible language that information on website is copyright protected. PBPA has forms.

 

SCOTTDALE EARLY LEARNING, INC.

Mission: To provide early education that fosters the intellectual, creative, social, emotional, and physical development of our students.

Matter #1: Conducting legal audit of website including terms of use, privacy policy and IP review. PBPA has materials.

 

THE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ALLIANCE, INC.

Mission: To promote community and education among professionals in the field of environmental education.

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

 

THE GEORGIA RADIO READING SERVICE, INC.

Mission: To improve the quality of life for every Georgian who is blind or visually-impaired or has difficulty with access to the printed word.

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

 

THE LILBURN COOPERATIVE MINISTRY, INC.

Mission: To utilize community resources to minister to the material and spiritual needs of those in crisis.

Matter #1: Providing advice regarding stopping use of domain name and old website no longer controlled by organization.

 

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: Reviewing website privacy policy, terms of use and cookie usage statement. PBPA has forms.