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

ARTICLE

FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

Matter #1: We are seeking a volunteer attorney to draft a short informational article on the Family and Medical Leave Act for Nonprofits.

 

CONTRACTS

ATLANTA MINISTRY WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Mission: To encourage friendship links between international students and Atlanta families and individuals.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting form volunteer liability release and handbook for amigos program and other volunteers. PBPA has forms

 

BOOKS FOR KEEPS

Mission: To get books into the hands of children who would not have them otherwise.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting third party fundraising agreement. PBPA has forms.

 

CHILDREN FIRST, INC.

Mission: To engage families in our community and the courts to provide safe, stable and nurturing living environments for children.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting simple grant agreement. PBPA has materials.

 

FAMILY LIFE RESTORATION CENTER

Mission: To restore and strengthen families through parenting classes, counseling, emergency assistance and other programs.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing a contract for services.

 

FLOOD, INC.

Mission: To provide local community volunteer opportunities for students.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting a standard services agreement between two nonprofits.

 

GROW RESTORED FOUNDATION, INC.

Mission: To provide counseling services to disadvantaged individuals.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting volunteer liability release including confidentiality and work-for-hire provisions. PBPA has form.

 

NAMI GEORGIA

Mission: To promote recovery and optimize the quality of life for Georgians with mental illness and their families.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing training services contract with state and drafting subcontractor agreement form. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

RAKSHA

Mission: To promote a stronger and healthier South Asian Community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing permission slip for high school club participants.

 

RE:IMAGINE ATL

Mission: To encourage young people to empower each other across social, economic and geographical borders through creative technologies.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing loan agreement. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

THE DRAKE HOUSE

Mission: To provide short- term crisis housing, support, education and empowerment to homeless mothers and their children in the North Metro Atlanta.

Matter #1: Assistance revising volunteer manual and liability agreement including confidentiality and media release. PBPA has forms.

 

CORPORATE

GROW RESTORED FOUNDATION, INC.

Mission: To provide counseling services to disadvantaged individuals.

Matter #1: Assistance registering as foreign corporation in Washington State.

 

ONE 2 ONE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT, INC.

Mission: To increase the opportunity for at-risk students to succeed at school, through tutoring and family meal services.

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

 

SPECIAL POPULATIONS TENNIS PROGRAM, INC.

Mission: To enrich the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities through the lifetime sport of tennis.

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

 

EMPLOYMENT

FRIENDS OF REFUGEES

Mission: To care for refugees through relationships and opportunities that provide for their well-being, education and employment.

Matter #1: Advice regarding joint employer status, potential liability, and number of employees for legal purposes (FMLA, ACA) related to employees seconded to organization from Purisolve Corp.

 

LEKOTEK OF GEORGIA

Mission: To provide play therapy services to special needs children.

Matter #1: Advice regarding classification of 2 employee categories as exempt or nonexempt under FLSA and timekeeping records.

 

LOVE BEYOND WALLS

Mission: To provide dignity to the homeless by providing a voice, visibility, shelter, community, and grooming and support services to achieve self-sufficiency.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting social media policy regarding who posts on behalf of organization.

 

SAMARITAN COUNSELING CENTER OF ATLANTA

Mission: To provide mental health counseling to all who seek our services, regardless of their ability to pay.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing employee manual.

 

SOAR AS EAGLES MINISTRIES

Mission: To help empower girls to become independent women and strong leaders.

Matter #1: Assistance drafting MOU with another nonprofit to outline how one person will serve as ED for both organizations.

 

TAG EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE

Mission: To connect metro Atlanta students with real world opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

Matter #1: Advice regarding paying interns a stipend and whether the interns are employees.

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

 

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 revising employee manual including addressing employees who wish to volunteer for the organization and work-for-hire provisions.

 

VOICES FOR GEORGIA'S CHILDREN

Mission: To create a strong, unifying voice for a public agenda that will improve the lives of all of Georgia's children.

Matter #1: Advice regarding whether 6 categories of workers should be classified as independent contractors or employees and revising standard independent contractor agreement.

 

HEALTHCARE

CADRE, INC.

Mission: To promote fulfillment for the elderly in their chosen communities.

Matter #1: Providing advice regarding compliance with HIPAA in collecting PHI from clients, including in electronic systems.

 

INSURANCE

FLOOD, INC.

Mission: To provide local community volunteer opportunities for students.

Matter #1: Assistance regarding sufficiency of liability insurance coverage.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

ACCESS TO CAPITAL ENTREPRENEURS

Mission: To provide community economic development to underserved people and communities.

Matter #1: Advice and assistance obtaining a trademark registration for name and logos. Client pays filing fees.

 

CROSSWALK MINISTRIES USA, INC.

Mission: To reduce juvenile crime and address its underlying causes by providing Christ-centered preventive and aftercare programs for at-risk youth.

Matter #1: Advice regarding potential trademark registration for name, logo and program name ARTreach 180.

 

DEKALB PREPARATORY ACADEMY

Mission: To empower students of charter school to cultivate knowledge, think critically, and act collaboratively and compassionately.

Matter #1: Assistance obtaining trademark registration for name and logo. Client pays filing fees.

 

HEARTS FOR FAMILIES

Mission: To provide training to build nurturing parental skills and prevent child abuse, child neglect and substance abuse.

Matter #1: Assistance filing trademark for program name in Spanish.Client pays filing fees.

 

VOX TEEN COMMUNICATIONS

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

Matter #1: Assistance responding to office action regarding trademark registration. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

TECHNOLOGY

ATLANTA MINISTRY WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Mission: To encourage friendship links between international students and Atlanta families and individuals.

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

 

CROSSWALK MINISTRIES USA, INC.

Mission: To reduce juvenile crime and address its underlying causes by providing Christ-centered preventive and aftercare programs for at-risk youth.

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

 

HOUSEPROUD

Mission: To strengthen neighborhoods by providing critical no-cost repairs to low-income senior and/or disabled homeowners.

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

 

KIDZ2LEADERS

Mission: To empower prisoners' children with academic and professional skills which will help them stay out of the penitentiary system as adults.

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

 

VOICES FOR GEORGIA'S CHILDREN

Mission: To create a strong, unifying voice for a public agenda that will improve the lives of all of Georgia's children.

Matter #1: Assistance reviewing auction website contract including privacy issues.

 

WORKSHOPS

RISK MANAGEMENT

Matter #1: We are seeking a volunteer to do a 1.5 hour presentation at the Foundation Center in September risk management for nonprofits.