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Public Benefits Unit (Total Life Choices) Part-Time Summer Intern

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ORGANIZATION: NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP

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NYLAG's Public Benefits Unit is hiring students for a Total Life Choices part-time internship!

Interns will work part-time (1-2 days per week) supporting this unit by conducting intakes and joining staff attorneys on home visits. Interns will have the opportunity to work with clients and may have the opportunity to assist with drafting Last Wills and Testaments, preparing Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives, as well as all other facets encompassing TLC’s work. Preference for fluent Spanish or Haitian Creole speakers.

Law students are welcome to apply, but applicants do not need to be enrolled in law school.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to volunteer@nylag.org with the subject line "Total Life Choices Intern."

At the moment, all NYLAG internship and volunteer opportunities are unpaid.

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About NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP

Location:

100 Pearl Street, 19th Floor, NEW YORK, NY 10004, US

Mission Statement

To provide free, quality civil legal services to New Yorkers experiencing poverty or in crisis.

Description

NYLAG serves immigrants, seniors, the homebound, families facing foreclosure, renters facing eviction, low-income consumers, those in need of government assistance, children in need of special education, domestic violence victims, persons with disabilities, patients with chronic illness or disease, low-wage workers, low-income members of the LGBT community, Holocaust survivors, and others in need of free legal services.

CAUSE AREAS

Justice & Legal
Justice & Legal

WHEN

Tue May 31, 2022 - Fri Aug 05, 2022

WHERE

100 Pearl Street19th FloorNew York, NY 10004

(40.70425,-74.00971)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • NYLAG summer internships run from 5/31/22 - 8/5/22. If hired, this part-time intern/volunteer can work with their supervisor to find dates that work for them. There is also the potential to extend this opportunity into the fall.
  • Our Covid-19 Policy requires all interns and volunteers to be vaccinated, absent an approved medical or religious accommodation.

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