If you are interested in volunteering, a good first step is to sign up for PBCSI's weekly e-newsletter and volunteer bulletin. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to join the email list. Review the descriptions of our partner organizations. After taking these steps, contact PBCSI's director to schedule an appointment to find a volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and schedule.
PBCSI's partner sites are just a few of the places available to volunteer in Chicago. Following are some additional resources for finding volunteer opportunities.
- The Chicago Bar Foundation's Pro Bono Opportunities Guide provides a comprehensive list of Chicago's legal aid agencies seeking volunteers.
- Illinois Legal Aid Online's Illinois Pro Bono: Law Students page offers information on pro bono and community service opportunities with legal aid organizations specifically seeking law student volunteers.
- Illinois Legal Aid Online and the Public Interest Law Initiative's Pro Bono Case Pairing & Mentor Matching System matches newer pro bono volunteers, including law students, with experienced pro bono practitioners.