Friday, December 8th Volunteer Information Session

Interested in volunteering for Pisgah Legal Services in 2018 in our Asheville, Hendersonville, or Madison county offices? Fill out an online application to reserve your spot at our upcoming Volunteer Information Session on Friday, December 8th. The event will be from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at our office located at 62 Charlotte Street in Asheville.  Please email the application to our Volunteer Coordinator, Beth Herrman, in order to reserve a spot. The session will cover a brief history of Pisgah Legal Services, What we Do, Available Volunteer Positions, and Steps to Becoming a Volunteer at Pisgah Legal Services.  Spaces are limited! You must complete an application prior to the Information Session in order to attend. See below for descriptions of our current volunteer needs*: 

 

Madison County Office Volunteers/Screeners

Pisgah Legal Services is currently looking for individuals to assist walk-ins at our new Madison County office. We are looking for a commitment of at least two hours, once a week in the afternoons. A basic knowledge of local agencies is preferred but not required. Duties include:

  • Helping individuals complete an application for services
  • Emailing client paperwork to attorneys and staff members at different offices
  • Providing information on local resources
  • Other administrative tasks as needed

Requirements: 
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Customer service experience
•    Detail-oriented 
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Organized
•    Ability to meet deadlines

 

Screening Volunteers – Asheville Office

Screening volunteers will interview prospective clients by telephone to determine if they are eligible for our services. They will be obtaining information about the legal issue; applicant’s income; applicants address; financial information and other information. The entire application process is online, so screening volunteers must be computer proficient with basic typing skills. This position requires a minimum of 2-3 hours per week and a minimum four-month commitment.

Other Requirements: 
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Ability to think intuitively
•    Detail-oriented 
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Organized
•    Strong telephone skills

 

Data Entry Volunteers – Asheville Office

This position consists mainly of entering information into the client database about folks who leave messages inquiring about services. The position schedule is a minimum of two hours per week for a minimum four-month commitment.

Requirements:

•    Strong Computer skills
•    Proficient typist
•    Very Detail-oriented 
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Organized

*These are subject to change

What’s Next?
Complete our Community Volunteer Application

*Note: the application can be completed directly in the PDF, saved, and then submitted.

All applications will be submitted to:
Beth Herrman, Volunteer Program Coordinator
beth@pisgahlegal.org
828-210-3787

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

Interviews for all positions are mandatory. Must be 18 years or older to apply.

 

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Interested in volunteering? Contact Beth Herrman, Volunteer Program Coordinator, at (828) 210-3787.