Each year, hundreds of people like you help us carry out our mission of pursuing justice for all women and girls in the Northwest. Our volunteers are a diverse team of individuals bound together by a desire to create positive change. Legal Voice could not provide the vital support it offers our community without the countless hours generously donated by our volunteers!

 

You don't have to be an attorney to volunteer with Legal Voice! We invite you to enhance your advocacy for women and girls in the Northwest by joining our team in a way that suits your interests, skills, and abilities.

Admin & Event Support

Event Committee


Legal Voice holds two major events each year: an auction in the fall, and our Cocktails for a Cause spring event. Event Committee members attend regular meetings to create powerful and exciting events that strengthen and engage our community. Time commitment: 2–3 months; 2–10 hours per week, including monthly or bi-monthly meetings on weekday evenings. ​​More information: Please contact Emily Randall, Director of Development and Communications, at ERandall@LegalVoice.org.




Guest Bloggers


Legal Voice’s blog, Speaking of Women’s Rights, is looking for guest bloggers! Are you a passionate supporter of women’s rights? Do you have a unique perspective on a women’s rights issue? Do you enjoy writing? Contact us with your blog idea and let’s talk about it! ​More information: Please contact Phil Bouie, Development Officer, at 206-682-9552 ext. 114 or PBouie@LegalVoice.org.




Volunteer at the Auction


Our next Legal Voice Auction will be October 10, 2020. Our incredible volunteers are essential in making our annual auction such a success. This is a fast-pace, lively event and a great way to get to know other Legal Voice volunteers and community members. We’d love to have you join our volunteer team! (Or you can come as a guest!)

Saturday, October 10, 2020 RSVP

Several roles available:

Set-up Team: 12:30pm-3:00pm — Join us at the Sheraton Grand Seattle to help set up all of the items for the silent and live auction displays.

Finance Team: 4pm-9:30pm — Our Finance Team is in charge of attendee check in, data entry, filing, cashiering, and attendee check out. Computer efficiency is a plus. This is primarily a seated role.

Silent Auction Team: 4pm-9:30pm — This team keeps the silent auction looking beautiful, and then manages the closing out and staging of items once the silent auction portion of the evening closes. This

Guest Sales Team: 4pm-9:30pm — These rockstars perform all of the non-silent auction sales roles including raffle sales, live auction recording, spotters, and runners. Wear comfortable shoes – these roles are primarily on foot.

Hospitality Team: 4pm-9:30pm — These smiling faces greet our guests, manage coat check, help guests with the Dessert Dash, and assist guests with load-out, as needed.

If you have a specific role in mind, please let us know when you RSVP and we'll try to put you on your desired team.





Legal Advocacy

Self Help Committee


Write Self Help materials and legal information memos, increase access to our existing materials through outreach, translation, and distribution, and bring ideas for projects to the committee’s monthly meetings. *Committee members do not need to be lawyers.* Time commitment: 2–8 hours per month; minimum term of two years. More information: Please contact Chloë Phalan, Program Assistant, at CPhalan@LegalVoice.org. To apply: The committee is currently seeking applicants with strong language skills, specifically in Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. Please contact Chloë Phalan, Program Assistant, to apply or to be notified when the committee opens to a wider applicant pool. Please submit a resume and cover letter identifying your interests and experience to CPhalan@LegalVoice.org or by mail.





Internships & Fellowships

Legal Internships


Our Legal Internship program gives law students a unique opportunity to work in a nonprofit legal setting while making a contribution to women's rights! Interns work closely with staff attorneys on current issues in women's rights law by researching legal issues, working on case development, investigating policy questions, and assisting in the preparation of written materials.

For more information, including application requirements and deadlines, please see our complete Legal Internship Program document.




Post-Law School Fellowships


Legal Voice invites fellowship proposals from rising third-year law students and recent law school graduates for submission to Equal Justice Works (EJW), Skadden, and/or similar legal fellowship programs for 2019–2021.

For information on issue areas for fellowship proposals, applying, our selection process, and deadlines for national and local fellowship programs, please see our complete Post-Law School Fellowship Opportunities document.





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