There are a variety of was to get involved:
The publicity subcommittee is responsible for advertising the clinic to ensure that clients are aware of the clinic. This includes creating a public presence through print and online advertising. Members of the publicity subcommittee can be attorneys or non-attorneys. Most of the publicity subcommittee meetings are monthly call-in meetings.
Phone Intake Volunteer
The phone intake volunteer answers the clinic phone line once a week (Tuesdays between noon and 3pm) and schedules clients for the LGBTQ Legal Clinic. The ideal candidate would be a law student or a legal staffer interested in interacting directly with LGBTQ clients and learning about the most pressing legal issues for the LGBTQ community. The phone intake volunteer also has the opportunity to work closely with volunteer attorneys at the LGBTQ Legal Clinic and help ensure the clinic is meeting the LGBTQ community's legal needs.
Law Student and Staff Clinic Volunteers
The law student and staff clinic volunteers attend the clinic once each quarter and conduct intakes with clients, as well as help the clinic run smoothly overall. Volunteers learn about legal issues facing clients, and interact with volunteer attorneys.
QLaw Foundation Legal Clinic Volunteer Needs
The Legal Clinic is expanding its efforts in community education and publicity for the clinic, and we are currently seeking additional members the subcommittees that are responsible for these activities, as well as volunteers for scheduling appointments and staffing the monthly clinic.
To volunteer or join a subcommittee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also share this information with anyone who might be interested in volunteering.
The education subcommittee is responsible for collecting resources for the legal clinic attorneys and clients. In addition the subcommittee provides educational outreach to the broader community, including panels about legal issues impacting our community.