Justice & Legal
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Lutheran Volunteer Corps
The Lutheran Volunteer Cops is a one-or-two-year service program beginning each year in August. Volunteers are placed in agencies doing social justice. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age. Skills needed vary depending on the placement.
Contact: Dawn Longenecker 202-387-3222.
Mennonite Central Committee
MCC has more than 105 volunteers involved in education, housing, justice research and advocacy, immigration concerns, Native American concerns, health, social service, refugee assistance and administrative support work. Volunteers work to remove barriers that separate people from each other and from God in a ministry of reconciliation.
Contact: Human Resources 717-859-1151.
Northeast Philadelphia victim/witness service
Volunteers are needed to assist in court and are required to work two shifts a month. A shift usually lasts three hours. All volunteers complete a four-hour training session to learn the skills needed to work with victims of crime and give them the support they need.
Contact: Daniel McElhatton 215-332-3888.
Women in Transition
A volunteer/internship opportunity for students with the court watch Project. On behalf of Court Watch, trained volunteers sit in the court room to collect information about what is happening, about how people are being treated, and about whether judges and other court personnel communicate clearly and respectfully with defendants and witnesses.
Contact Patrice M. Gammon 215-564-5301 ext. 130