Center for Children's Advocacy
Type(s) of Volunteers Needed:
Fairfield County, Hartford County, New Haven County
Legal Practice Area:
Citizenship and Immigration
20 - 50 volunteers
Fighting for the legal rights of poor children who have no one else to speak for them.
Full representation, co-counsel representation, and/or limited scope representation in State Court., Writing, Drafting, Legal Research.
Volunteer Opportunity Description:
Represent undocumented children to pursue special immigrant juvenile status in juvenile or probate court.
The volunteer can perform his or her responsibilities remotely.
Minimum Relevant Experience:
Little experience is necessary. My program offers training and support.
Legal Support Provided:
In-person legal trainings and workshops.
Mandatory volunteer training.
Access to legal resources and legal forms.
Staff attorney expertise.
No, the program does not provide professional liability insurance to volunteers.
Recognizing pro bono volunteers in our organization's communications and publications (e.g. annual reports, newsletters, media, email-blasts).