Board of Director - Lawyer

Cause Areas


Wed Feb 01, 2017 - Sat Sep 30, 2017


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Beyond The Bars is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Board of Director who posseses a particular knack for criminal justice law and advocacy. The qualified applicant will provide insight and collaboration towards specific advocacy-based operations within the organization, which include, but are not limited to:

  • interpreting student cases

  • advocating on behalf of the organization

  • collaborating with the board and other directors on the intricacies of criminal justice law; specifically focused towards youth tried as adults

  • navigating the prison legal system

Prospective applicants are expected to attend quarterly Board of Directors meetings and pay annual dues (this can be compensated by raising monies owed through fundraising).

Join a revolutionary nonprofit that is creating a buzz in the Philadelphia community! Beyond The Bars seeks to unite its program with communities and empower its talented students as they channel their strength and skills into positive, creative outlets. The nonprofit has already been featured by the likes of NPR and WXPN, held its first annual sold out fundraiser at World Cafe Live, and has performed for various mayors of Philadelphia.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit queries to Eric Ammon at:

Thank you for your passion and your interest!


  • Bilingual

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