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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Legal Assistance Volunteer Opportunity Description

Legal Assistance Volunteer

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Tenderloin and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources. Please check us out at www.tndc.org.

Position Summary

The position is a Legal Assistance Volunteer. This is a position for individuals with a passion for equity, diversity and integrity. You will be assisting in our community organizing department reviewing and editing documents that need to be legally binding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing Community Benefits Agreements- ensuring the language is legally binding, adding new sections as appropriate
  • Phone calls/emails with TNDC staff about CBAs
  • Phone calls with attorneys representing the Developer side of the Community Benefits Agreements to negotiate terms

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a J.D.; experience with housing or contract law preferred
  • Strong interest in one or more of the following areas: community development and/or community organizing.
  • Be culturally sensitive. We treat all people with respect and believe that different experiences and perspectives add value.

Required Characteristics

  • Enthusiastic. We need someone who is passionate about making a change and improving lives.
  • Team Player. Must be able to work well with others and coordinate tasks with good and clear communication.
  • Listener. This leadership role must be able to listen, understand the project's needs, challenges, opportunities, etc.

This organization is volunteer-based and the position is uncompensated. The schedule is flexible; we anticipate needing assistance once a month 5-10 hours.

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 5-10 hours a month
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