Reminder to Log Spring 2016 Pro Bono Hours

All community service and pro bono hours completed during your Spring 2016 semester must be reported on Symplicity/AkronLawJobs no later than June 29th in order to be counted. Please be sure to report your hours accordingly. If you need further instructions, please visit the website:http://www.uakron.edu/law/current-students/probono.dot

or contact Director O’Brien: ab139@uakron.edu. Thank you.

Read More

Admissions – Volunteers Needed for Admitted Students Program Saturday, April 2, 2016

Earn Community Service hours!

The Admissions Office is seeking law students to assist at the

Admitted Students Program  on Saturday, April 4, 2016

at the law offices of Roetzel and Andress-222 South Main Streeet, Akron, OH.  

Volunteers are requested for following timeslots:

Set-Up – 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Check-In and Welcome – 11:00am – 12:00 pm: One or two students are needed to assist with check-in of our guests. This will involve distributing information packets, nametags, shaking hands, smiling, and being friendly.

Tear Down – 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Free parking is available in the parking garage at Roetzel & Andress’s offices. Address of the garage is 51 W. State Street. Park on level 6 (top level) of the garage. The entrance to Roetzel & Andress’s offices is accessible from the top floor of the parking garage. 

Dress for the event is business casual.

If you are available to help, please e-mail Terri Bisesi at tbisesi@uakron.edu at your earliest opportunity.

The Admissions Office has historically received a tremendous amount of support from the student body for our events. Your continued assistance is extremely important in making these events successful. Thank you so much for your help, and we appreciate your support!

Read More

Community Service of Limited Means Opportunity

CORE Furniture Bank needs volunteers at its warehouse to escort in need neighbors to pick out furniture. It needs volunteers on Saturday 4/2/16, 4/23/16 4/30/16 and 5/7/16 from 8:30am-11:30am. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Craig Keslar at keslar.craig@sbcglobal.net

Read More

CQE Clinic Volunteer Training – Friday, February 19th, 4:30 pm

Our next free Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE) clinic is Saturday, February 20th! 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 9:00am-12:45pm on Saturday, February 20th. The clinic will be held at the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church (422 Bell St. Akron, OH 44307). The time you volunteer can be applied toward your graduation requirement as pro bono limited means hours.

There will be a mandatory volunteer training on Friday, February 19th, 4:30-6:00pm 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.

YOU MUST RSVP IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE CLINIC!

Thanks!

Read More

Earn volunteer hours with Summit County Juv. Court Family Resource Center

The Summit County Juvenile Court Family Resource Center is looking for volunteer tutors to provide homework help in a one on one and small group setting. Tutoring sessions will occur on Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00pm at the Summit County Juvenile Court. Tutoring is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. I am looking for someone that can commit to the entire semester. Please contact Sarah Norman at 330-643-2942 or snorman@cpcourt.summitoh.net if you are interested.

Read More