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

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF HALL COUNTY

Mission: To bring people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Matter #1: Reviewing standard contract with and manual for homebuyers.

 

IT'S THE JOURNEY, INC. D/B/A GEORGIA 2-DAY WALK FOR BREAST CANCER

Mission: To provide grants and support to local organizations for breast cancer education, screening, supportive services and continuing care.

Matter #1: Recovering unused grant funds due to Covid-19 from another organization. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

LIVRAMENTO DELGADO BOXING FOUNDATION

Mission: Enhance and potentially prolong the lives of people afflicted with Parkinsons disease through non-contact boxing training programs.

Matter #1: Revising volunteer and participant releases and reviewing facility rules to address Covid-19. IMMEDIATE NEED

 

PEBBLE TOSSERS

Mission: To ignite a passion for volunteerism in children by matching their talents, abilities and interests with the needs of their community.

Matter #1: Reviewing corporate sponsorship program and agreements. PBPA has forms.

 

PROJECT INFINITY

Mission: To provide homeless K-12 students with educational resources, services and support.

Matter #1: Drafting release for organization to obtain information from client's school.

 

CORPORATE

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 financial policies and procedures. PBPA has forms.

 

H.O.P.E. INC. (HELPING OTHER PEOPLE BE EMPOWERED)

Mission: To serve low-income single parents working to obtain a college degree by providing assistance with housing, child care, social services and life skills.

Matter #1: Drafting procurement policy.

 

HENRY FOR MUSIC, INC.

Mission: To provide joy through music by donating musical instruments to children and conducting a free youth orchestra.

Matter #1: Revising articles of incorporation and filing 501(c)(3) exemption application. PBPA has forms.

 

KIDS VIDEO CONNECTION, INC.

Mission: To use video production to educate youth about media literacy and develop communication skills.

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

 

POSITIVE TRANSITION SERVICES CORPORATION

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

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

 

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 financial policies and procedures. PBPA has form.

 

TEAM MAGGIE FOR A CURE

Mission: To provide support, education and financial assistance to young adults and teens with cancer who are seeking fertility preservation.

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

 

EMPLOYMENT

AHIMSA HOUSE, INC.

Mission: To help the human and animal victims of domestic violence across Georgia reach safety together.

Matter #1: Reviewing employee handbook.

 

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 standard independent contractor agreement for facilitators. PBPA has form.

 

PBPA PODCAST

Matter #1: We are seeking a volunteer attorney to answer scripted questions about tips and considerations and tips for managing virtual employees in a 10-15 minute recorded podcast.

 

PRO BONO PARTNERSHIP OF ATLANTA

Matter #1: Our clients need immediate advice on employment issues related to COVID-19 including (1) compliance with the new requirement for filing partial unemployment, (2) employee layoffs, and (3) family and medical leave under the Families First Act. Please let us know if you might be able to assist one of these clients and we can provide more information.

 

RE.D.E.E.M.E.D. COMMUNITY OUTREACH, INC.

Mission: To provide support and services that break the cycle of poverty.

Matter #1: Advice regarding classification of several workers as independent contractors or employees and potentially drafting independent contractor agreement. PBPA has forms.

 

STEP AHEAD SCHOLARS COMMUNITY GROUP, INC.

Mission: To eradicate college access inequality by identifying and counseling high-performing students at low-income high schools.

Matter #1: Advice regarding payment of monthly stipend to worker.

 

THE LEAD INSTITUTE, INC.

Mission: To build strong, successful not-for profit organizations through training, mentoring, and coaching.

Matter #1: Advice on engaging worker as a contractor and drafting independent contractor agreement if necessary. PBPA has form.

 

HEALTHCARE

THE BLUE DOVE FOUNDATION

Mission: To educate, equip and ignite our Jewish community with tools to work together to understand, support and overcome the challenges presented by mental health and substance abuse.

Matter #1: Advice regarding potential liability risks and need for disclaimer for mental wellbeing toolkit.

 

INSURANCE

H.O.P.E. THROUGH DIVINE INTERVENTION, INC.

Mission: To provide individuals and families with supportive housing and services designed to help them achieve the highest level of self-sufficiency possible.

Matter #1: Advice regarding insurance covering fire damages. Law firm attorney seeking assistance of in-house attorney.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Confidential

Matter #1: Assistance responding to a letter claiming copyright infringement for use of a photo. IMMEDIATE NEED.

 

BE THE VOICE, INC.

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

Matter #1: Drafting standard terms for purchase of curriculum to protect copyright, and media release. PBPA has form.

Matter #2: Drafting agreement to protect intellectual property for program curriculum.

 

H.O.P.E. Inc, HELPING OTHER PEOPLE BE EMPOWERED

Mission: To serve low-income single parents working to obtain a college degree by providing assistance with housing, child care, social services and life skills.

Matter #1: Assistance filing curriculum with US Copyright Office. Client pays filing fees.

 

HIGHER FOUNDATION

Mission: To promote post-secondary education by providing mentorship and resources to Georgia college students.

Matter #1: Providing advice and filing trademarks for name and logo. Client pays filing fees.

 

KIDS VIDEO CONNECTION, INC.

Mission: To use video production to educate youth about media literacy and develop communication skills.

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

Matter #2: Reviewing agreement with founder for use of materials.

 

KULA PROJECT, INC.

Mission: To invest in small-scale farmers in Rwanda to create sustainable communities.

Matter #1: Drafting licensing agreement for use of the name Kula Coffee Company.

 

ON THE RISE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, INC.

Mission: To build financial access and capability in Atlanta, Georgias historic Westside community.

Matter #1: Advice on ability to trademark a phrase, and filing trademark application (if needed). Client pays filing fees.

 

REIMAGINE ATL INC.

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

Matter #1: Drafting form curriculum licensing agreement and customizing form for specific license arrangement. PBPA has form.

Matter #2: Review of agreement for development of apprenticeship program curriculum.

 

THE BLUE DOVE FOUNDATION

Mission: To educate, equip and ignite our Jewish community with tools to work together to understand, support and overcome the challenges presented by mental health and substance abuse.

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

 

THE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ALLIANCE

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

Matter #1: Drafting agreement for assignment of rights to presentations or content created by third parties. PBPA has form.

 

REAL ESTATE

COVID-19 Lease Issues

Matter #1: Our clients need immediate advice on lease issues related to COVID-19 including renegotiation of payments and termination. Please let us know if you might be able to assist one of these clients and we will contact you directly as we receive requests.

 

DISCIPLES ON THE WALK, INC.

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

Matter #1: Revising standard residential lease agreement and drafting addendum for lease extensions.

 

JESUS SET THE CAPTIVE FREE

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

Matter #1: Drafting a standard residential sublease agreement.

 

MARY HALL FREEDOM HOUSE

Mission: To improve the quality of life for women and women with children by empowering them to break the cycle of addiction, poverty and homelessness.

Matter #1: Assistance creating eviction policy and procedure.

 

TAX

CONFIDENTIAL

Matter #1: Assistance responding to IRS notice of civil penalty and late filings of 990EZs.

 

TECHNOLOGY

BE THE VOICE, INC.

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

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

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF HALL COUNTY

Mission: To bring people together to build homes, communities and hope.

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

 

THE BACKPACK PROJECT

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

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