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Illinois JusticeCorps - Rockford (300 Hour Volunteer)

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Description

Job responsibilities may include:

 Assisting self-represented litigants by providing legal information and connecting them to available legal aid resources

 Accompanying people without lawyers around the courthouse to help them complete the necessary steps to move forward with their legal matters

 Encouraging the culture of AmeriCorps and community volunteerism through planning and participating in service projects and other AmeriCorps events

The position requires that the member:

 Make a 300-hour commitment as an AmeriCorps member

 Attend all training sessions and other events to learn the facts needed to give accurate information

 Attend required National Days of Service and Member Recognition Day

 Conscientiously gather and submit data needed for reports

Benefits:

 After completion of 300-hour commitment, volunteer will receive an Education Award for tuition payment or student loan repayment in the amount of $1,222.22, which is transferrable to an eligible family member.

 Great professional skills development, work experience, and professional references

How to apply:

 Those interested in applying should submit a cover letter and resume to applications@iljusticecorps.org

 Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled

Details

Get Connected Icon Volunteers should be between the ages of 18 and 120.
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