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Criminal Records Research-Evening Volunteer Opportunity

CGLA’s evening volunteers assist individuals who are experiencing collateral consequences stemming from their involvement with the criminal justice system by researching their criminal histories, documenting available options, and preparing petitions when applicable.

All work is performed at CGLA’s office between the hours of 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm on designated evenings.

Cabrini Green Legal Aid works for and alongside individuals, families, and communities impacted by the direct and collateral consequences of the criminal justice system. CGLA’s interdisciplinary services remove and prevent barriers to employment and education and stabilize housing threatened by arrest or conviction.

Type of engagement

Policy, Advocacy, & Research

Time commitment

Completion of 4-hour training. Volunteers are then asked to commit to a minimum of 6 3-hour evening shifts.

Training and support

Volunteers are required to complete a two-part training orientation at CGLA’s office (each training part is 2 hrs. — Total of 4 hours over 2 evenings) prior to volunteering. The volunteer coordinator and staff attorneys support volunteers.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

subject matter experience

Skills and resources required

All volunteers are competent to handle this matter after the training provided.

Location

Chicago, IL

Criminal Records Research-Evening Volunteer Opportunity

CGLA’s evening volunteers assist individuals who are experiencing collateral consequences stemming from their involvement with the criminal justice system by researching their criminal histories, documenting available options, and preparing petitions when applicable.

All work is performed at CGLA’s office between the hours of 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm on designated evenings.

Cabrini Green Legal Aid works for and alongside individuals, families, and communities impacted by the direct and collateral consequences of the criminal justice system. CGLA’s interdisciplinary services remove and prevent barriers to employment and education and stabilize housing threatened by arrest or conviction.

Type of engagement

Policy, Advocacy, & Research

Time commitment

Completion of 4-hour training. Volunteers are then asked to commit to a minimum of 6 3-hour evening shifts.

Training and support

Volunteers are required to complete a two-part training orientation at CGLA’s office (each training part is 2 hrs. — Total of 4 hours over 2 evenings) prior to volunteering. The volunteer coordinator and staff attorneys support volunteers.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

subject matter experience

Skills and resources required

All volunteers are competent to handle this matter after the training provided.

Location

Chicago, IL