The purpose of our volunteer program is to provide support to client services, provide outreach and education, plan, support, and execute fundraising efforts and assist in the daily operation of the office.The volunteers of LHT work independently as a part of the team to assure the vision statement holds true: To build a community in which people, regardless of health or economic status, have access to justice.
Each LANWT branch office has a Pro Bono Coordinator(Equal Justice Volunteer Program Coordinator), who is responsable for managing pro bono opportunities for volunteer lawyers. Volunteer opportunities vary somewhat, but all LANWT offices conduct clinics that are staffed in part by volunteer lawyers. All clients of the pro bono programs must meet LANWT eligibility requirements.
Human Rights Initiative recruits and trains legal professionals to provide pro bono representation for our clients. We offer group Continuing Legal Education (CLE) trainings four times a year and individual trainings to all of our pro bonos. HRI also provides each pro bono with access to our training manual, Human Rights Initiative; A Pro Bono Guide.