Legal Consultant Needed for Nonprofit Specialized in Health and Happiness

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ORGANIZATION: A Healthier, Happier Me

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Role Description:

As a Volunteer Legal Consultant, you will provide as-needed legal guidance and support to ensure our organization complies with applicable laws and regulations. Your role involves advising on various legal matters as they arise, assisting in the review of contracts/ agreements, policies, and other legal documents. You'll work closely with our leadership team to identify and mitigate legal risks, protect the organization's interests, and support our mission of promoting health and happiness within our community.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the bar in at least one state in the United States, with eligibility to practice law in the jurisdiction where the organization is located.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience practicing law, preferably with experience in nonprofit law, contract law, healthcare law, business law, or related areas.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state laws governing nonprofits, including tax-exempt status, governance, fundraising, employment, contracts, and intellectual property.
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex legal issues and communicate them effectively to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Experience advising nonprofit organizations on legal matters, including formation, compliance, risk management, and governance.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal stakeholders, external partners, and outside counsel to address legal issues and achieve organizational objectives.

Why Volunteer with AHHM?

  • Meaningful Cause: Contribute to a mission dedicated to health and happiness for all, with a focus on youth and marginalized communities.
  • Impactful Work: Your expertise will directly contribute to securing resources and enable us to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
  • Professional Growth: Enhance your skills and professional resume within a nonprofit setting while working alongside the founder and president, Dr. Nita Landry, a board-certified OB/GYN and sought-after speaker, and author.
  • Flexibility: Enjoy the freedom of contributing remotely to AHHM's mission and at a schedule of your leisure.

We kindly request all our volunteers to commit a minimum of 3 months, aiming for a mutually beneficial experience. This approach allows volunteers the flexibility to reassess their commitment after the initial period, without feeling obligated to continue if their circumstances or desires change. By adopting this approach, both the volunteer and the foundation can ensure a more effective use of time and resources, avoiding potential disruptions to ongoing projects.

Looking to volunteer in a different capacity? Submit your inquiry at

https://www.ahhmfoundation.org/volunteer-form/.

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About A Healthier, Happier Me

Location:

1905 Wilcox Avenue #177, Los Angeles, CA 90068, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To improve the physical and emotional health and well-being of youth and young adults in marginalized communities. For youth and young adults in marginalized communities who suffer poor health and wellness, AHHM is a nonprofit that delivers actionable health and wellness education programs that are more inclusive and accessible. We don’t do boring lectures! AHHM programs take a holistic approach to physical and emotional well-being, using interactive experiential learning techniques that make learning fun. Our programs inspire empowerment and resilience to break the barriers to optimal health and well-being in the communities we serve. To help deliver practical education and continuing resources, AHHM partners with any community organization or institution focused on helping youth live healthier, happier lives.

Description

For youth and young adults in mar ginalized communities who suffer poor health and wellness, AHHM is a nonprofit that delivers actionable health and wellness education programs that are more inclusive and accessible. We don’t do boring lectures! AHHM programs take a holistic approach to physical and emotional well-being, using interactive experiential learning techniques that make learning fun. Our programs inspire empowerment and resilience to break the barriers to optimal health and well-being in the communities we serve. To help deliver practical education and continuing resources, AHHM partners with any community organization or institution focused on helping youth live healthier, happier lives.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

(34.1055,-118.33124)
 

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Advocacy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Public Advocacy
  • Human Resources Legal Compliance
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Volunteers to commit a minimum of 3 months

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