Black Connect’s Small Business Legal Services Program ("SBLS") is a volunteer program that will serve the needs of the Black business community by providing access to free or low cost legal services. Services through SBLS will be available to individuals who hold membership in Black Connect in the Small Business/Entrepreneur category and who own and operate a business that is located within the United States. Qualified members will be able to request legal assistance on many business-related matters.
We are seeking a dedicated volunteer to help coordinate the program. Your role will involve:
Performing outreach to bar associations and attorney networks to recruit attorneys and law firms
Responding to inquiries
Reviewing intake forms
Verifying attorney credentials
Matching members with attorneys
Maintaining communication with members and attorneys
Black Connect is a national, membership-based, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to eliminating the racial wealth gap in America by increasing the number and success rate of Black-owned businesses.
Founded on June 3, 2019, Black Connect is the only national, membership based organization focused solely on eliminating the racial wealth gap in America by increasing the number and success rate of Black-owned businesses. Our programs and mobile app provide tools and resources that foster and facilitate business ownership and economic independence.
We envision thriving Black businesses and communities across every state in America achieved through education, resources, collaboration, partnership, and mentoring. An entrepreneurial ecosystem is indispensable to significantly increase Black business ownership and make entrepreneurship more widespread and profitable.
Black Connect tears down silos with a national membership and chapter base; thereby fostering collaboration and increasing and unifying communication, awareness, and resources. Black Connect is developing a business incubator that will provide assistance with every aspect of the business cycle from idea to income.
We empower our members with a diverse range of ideas, tools, and resources that support professional and economic development. All members are connected via the Black Connect mobile app and business networking platform ( blackconnect.com).
Justice & Legal
Race & Ethnicity
Tue Apr 06, 2021 - Mon Jul 05, 2021
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
April 6, 2021
Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
Marketing Strategy & Planning
Approximately 4 hours per week
Attorney, JD, law student, paralegal, legal assistant or prior experience as a program coordinator preferred. Please respond with a copy of your resume.