Support Our Work

Volunteers make a tremendous difference at Pisgah Legal Services. Your contributions of time and talent help us serve more people.

Want to Get Involved?

If you’d like to explore volunteer opportunities at Pisgah Legal Services, please complete our Community Volunteer Application  (Note: the application can be completed directly in the PDF, saved, and then submitted.) or contact the following Pisgah Legal staff:

  • In Buncombe, Madison, Polk, and Rutherford counties, contact: Beth Herrman, PLS Volunteer Coordinator by email or call 828-210-3787.
  • In Henderson and Transylvania County, contact: Rhonda Brown, by email or call 828-407-4496.

Current Volunteer Roles 

Front Desk Volunteers (Asheville, Hendersonville): This is our top volunteer need! We are seeking volunteers to help at our reception desks in Asheville and Hendersonville. In Asheville our greatest need is Monday – Friday from 11am – 2pm. Responsibilities include answering the phone, greeting clients, and light administrative tasks. Spanish speaking skills a plus but not mandatory. Minimum of three hours per week for at least six months required. On-site training is provided.

General Office Volunteers (Asheville): This position would be a minimum of two hours per week helping to organize, file, create spreadsheets, check voicemails and other administrative tasks for the office manager and other office personnel.

Screening & Intake Volunteers (Asheville, Hendersonville): Screening volunteers interview prospective clients over the telephone to determine eligibility for our services. The screening process is online, so volunteers must be computer literate and type 30 wpm or higher. Various two-hour shifts are available.

Madison County Office Volunteers/Screeners (Marshall): Volunteers assist walk-in applicants and do administrative tasks at our Madison County office. Commitment of at least two hours per week on Wednesday, Thursday or Fridays. Knowledge of local social service agencies is helpful.

Marketing/Event Planner (Hendersonville): This volunteer position would assist with upcoming events for our Hendersonville Office for a minimum of two mornings per week.

Transylvania County Office Volunteers/Screeners (Brevard): Need one or two volunteers to assist walk-in applicants and do administrative tasks at our Transylvania County office.  Looking for a  commitment of at least two to three hours weekly.

Password-protected page for current volunteers.

Volunteers play many important roles at Pisgah Legal Services. Pictured here are volunteers who do intake interviews with applicants for services at Pisgah Legal in a training session.