AmeriCorps members in our program serve with 6 different organizations to provide civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income Montanans. Sites include Montana Legal Services Association, Supreme Court Self Help Law Centers, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribal Defenders Office, Legal Services Developer Program, Office of Child and Family Ombudsman and the YWCA of Missoula. AmeriCorps members perform a variety of duties including working with clients, providing legal information and referrals, helping attorneys with case management, developing outreach materials and presentations, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, helping survivors of domestic violence access services, and much more. Legal experience is not necessary and all members will be trained in various skills and topics.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Up to $550 for relocation allowance if an applicant moves over 50 miles for service
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Car is required for service at this site.
Subject to criminal background check