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Vermont Legal Aid offers volunteer opportunities for lawyers, law students and others who want to make a difference in the lives of people in our communities.

Lawyer & law student volunteer opportunities

Internships, externships and clerkships

In addition to providing valuable experience working with accomplished lawyers and advocates, Vermont Legal Aid’s legal internships offer fulfilling and meaningful work that helps to balance the scales of justice. Explore our internships.

Legal Services Vermont’s Pro Bono Program

Attorneys can help to create a more fair and just civil legal system by volunteering time, knowledge and skills. Learn about the statewide Pro Bono Program.

Low Income Tax Clinic Attorney - The clinic provides free legal help to needy taxpayers who have controversies with the IRS including audits, collections, liens, and innocent spouse issues. This is a great opportunity to serve low-income people in a dynamic social justice organization, and to learn tax law. We encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds.

Non-lawyer volunteer opportunities

Housing discrimination tester

Housing discrimination testers are reliable and detail-oriented people of all physical abilities, races, colors, nationalities and religions. Volunteers convincingly assume the role of someone seeking housing and then report what they observe during the process. Find out about becoming a housing discrimination tester.

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