Pro Bono of Limited Means Opportunity

Volunteer opportunity to do legal research and writing on a brief for the Ohio Supreme Court with an attorney at Community Legal Aid-Akron Office. Issues in the case are related to a civil stalking protection order and gun restrictions. Briefing deadline is March 27, 2017 so an immediate start would be preferred. Anticipated number of hours needed is 20-30. If you are interested, please contact Susan Fitch at Community Legal Aid, 50 South Main Street, Suite 800, Akron, Ohio 44308; 330-983-2509. sfitch@communitylegalaid.org for more information.

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Student Congress Debate – Volunteer Judges needed – earn community service hours

Copley-Fairlawn high school is in need of individuals who are interested and able to judge Student Congress Debate. No experience is required. We need judges on Saturday, March 28nd starting at 8:30 am at Our Lady of the Elms High School. All interested individuals need to contact Shannon Rote at Shannon.Rote@copley-fairlawn.org. Thank you!

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Community Service Opportunity! Softball Coach needed!

Rootstown Hot Stove is looking for a head coach for the spring/summer of 2015 season.  Age group is 14U. A girls’ team that has been together for eight years.  Organization is based out of Rootstown, OH

(20 minutes from UA – straight down 76 E).

If interested contact Marchelle Bobbs at 330-541-6242, call or text. Or email at mbobbs43@gmail.com

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CQE Clinic Volunteer Training – Friday, March 13, 5:00 PM

Our next free Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) clinic is Saturday, March 14th! We’re very excited to be providing opportunities for ex-offenders in Summit County to take a step toward gaining employment and independence.

We are looking for students to volunteer from 9:45a-12:45p on Saturday, March 14th. The clinic will be held at Rooted in Christ Community Church (Findley Community Learning Center: 65 W. Tallmadge Avenue, Akron, 44310). The time you volunteer can be applied toward your graduation requirement as pro-bono limited means hours.

There will be a volunteer training on Friday, March 13, 5:00-6:15 PM at the law school. The time you’re at training will count toward your pro bono limited means hours as well.

If you’re interested in volunteering or have any questions, please e-mail Sarah at smw87@zips.uakron.edu. You can also learn more about the clinic at our website: http://www.uakron.edu/law/clinical/cqe-clinic.dot.

If you plan to attend, you MUST RSVP by no later than March 11th!

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Summit County Children Services needs volunteers to assist with the following activity THIS SATURDAY

Packing Day for the 28th Annual Child & Family Awareness Month
Saturday, February 14, 10am-1pm
Summit County Children Services
264 S. Arlington Street, Akron
Duties: Volunteers will help pack print and collateral materials into boxes and bags so they can be distributed to the community. Materials include: brochures, posters, flyers, buttons, stickers and magnets. Volunteers will also help prepare a mailing by collating materials and stuffing/sealing/labeling envelopes.
Volunteers need to be able to lift/carry 10-12 lbs. and stand on their feel for long periods of time. NOTE: There are jobs where volunteers will be sitting down as well.
Dress: Comfortable and casual; jeans are fine.
Light refreshments will be provided.
If you can help with this important volunteer activity, please click on the link below to register online (ignore the information about the volunteer opportunity on February 7).

http://www.summitkids.org/CommunityEducation/ChildandFamilyAwarenessMonth/RegisterforVolunteerOpportunitiesatSummitCountyChildrenServices/tabid/198/Default.aspx

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