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Volunteer Opportunities

Northwest Justice Project welcomes the help of volunteer attorneys who are admitted to practice in Washington State. Volunteer opportunities for non-lawyers are limited, and at this time we are not seeking paralegal or legal assistant volunteers. Law students should visit our Law Students page for opportunities.

If you are interested in volunteering with one of our offices, please complete our Volunteer Intake Form. Submit questions to probono@nwjustice.org.


Current Openings

Advance Planning Virtual Legal Clinic - May 6, 2021

The Dementia Action Collaborative and Northwest Justice Project are seeking volunteer attorneys to help clients prepare their Power of Attorney and Health Care Directive forms during a one-day Virtual Legal Clinic on May 6, 2021. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more, please email Meredith Grigg at meredith.grigg@nwjustice.org, subject line "Virtual Legal Clinic." You can also complete our Volunteer Sign Up form.


Guardianship Pro Bono Project 

The King County Guardianship Pro Bono Project is seeking volunteer attorneys to represent caregivers seeking guardianships for vulnerable young people turning 18 years old. If you are interested in volunteering or learning more, please email Charlotte Keenan at charlotte.keenan@nwjustice.org, subject line "Guardianship Pro Bono Project."


Washington LawHelp Volunteers

NJP's Washington LawHelp Team is seeking volunteers to help review and test self-help legal media content for the statewide free legal help website, WashingtonLawHelp.org (managed and populated by NJP). Volunteers will provide user testing for the Washington LawHelp site and provide feedback about ease of access, content, readability, and general accessibility. We are seeking volunteers of diverse cultural backgrounds to help review the site, with an increased need for: 1) volunteers who are fluent in languages other than English, and 2) volunteers who are teens, elders, people of color, people living with disabilities, rurally-located, and/or low-income. Volunteers will provide feedback about navigating the website and understanding its content, and will have opportunities to participate in the site’s overhaul. Multilingual volunteers may have additional opportunities to help make audio recordings of pre-translated materials and scripts.

Time commitment can vary depending on the Team’s capacity, and responsibilities might vary according to the volunteers’ qualifications and abilities. If you are interested in volunteering, please email Charlotte Keenan at charlotte.keenan@nwjustice.org with the subject line, “Washington LawHelp Volunteer” with a resume or brief statement of why you are interested.