VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Day Laborer Wage and Hour Poverty Law Advocacy Volunteer Attorneys Needed in Stamford, CT
Pro Bono attorneys and paralegals are needed at the CLS Stamford Day Laborer Wage and Hour Clinic. This pro se clinic assists low-wage workers collect the wages and overtime they are owed. Responsibilities may include: interviewing workers, preparing demand letters, negotiating with employers, drafting small claims writs, executions, and judgment liens. The clinic operates on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6:00pm to approximately 9:30pm. Training is provided. Contact Attorney Nadine Nevins at NNevins@connlegalservices.org or 203-336-3851 x4105 if you are interested.

The clinic is beginning its fourth year and has had great success helping a very exploited population collect their wages. Most of the workers are uneducated, unfamiliar with their rights, and do not speak English. They are easy targets for unscrupulous employers. Thanks to the time and talents of a very dedicated group of volunteer lawyers, interpreters, law students, and paralegals the workers are fighting back. Please join us in this very rewarding pro bono experience.

Pro Bono Lawyer Opportunities 
Pro Bono Lawyers help over 1,000 low-income individuals and families in Connecticut each year. To volunteer, sign up with the Connecticut Pro Bono Network, operated by the Connecticut Bar Association.  

Volunteer Interpreters Needed
Volunteer interpreters are needed at the CLS Stamford Day Laborer Wage and Hour Clinic. The clinic assists low-wage workers collect the wages and overtime they are owed. Most of the works are Spanish-speaking. Responsibilities will include interpreting in meetings with the worker and an advocate. The clinic operates on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6:00pm to approximately 9:30pm. Training is provided. Contact Attorney Nadine Nevins at NNevins@connlegalservices.org or 203-336-3851 x4105 if you are interested.

The clinic is beginning its fourth year and has had great success helping a very exploited population collect their wages. Most of the workers are uneducated, unfamiliar with their rights, and do not speak English. They are easy targets for unscrupulous employers. Thanks to the time and talents of a very dedicated group of volunteer lawyers, interpreters, law students, and paralegals the workers are fighting back. Please join us in this very rewarding pro bono experience.

Other Volunteer Opportunities with CLS 
Many people -- not only lawyers and law students -- have helped us provide direct legal services to low-income households and individuals.  To find out more about what volunteer opportunities are available near you, contact any of the following offices:

Middletown (Administrative) office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
62 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Middletown, CT 06457
860-975-3907
*Clerical/administrative volunteer opportunities only

Bridgeport office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
211 State Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-336-3851

New Britain office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
16 Main Street, Second Floor
New Britain, CT 06051
860-225-8678

New London office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
153 Williams Street
New London, CT 06320
860-447-0323

Stamford office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
20 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06901
203-348-9216

Day Laborer Wage Clinic (Stamford office)
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
211 State Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-336-3851

Waterbury office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
85 Central Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06702
203-756-8074

Willimantic office
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 258
Willimantic, CT 06226
860-456-1761

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