Other Volunteer Info

CLIENT INTAKE VOLUNTEER

There are positions currently available.

Responsibilities include greeting and checking in all clients in the reception area, providing a brief client screening, answering basic questions about the clinics, and ensuring that clients are seen in an orderly manner.  Qualified candidates are punctual and organized, have good communication skills, an ability to deal with a diverse client population, and a willingness to be of service.  Confidentiality and client rights must be respected at all times.  Intake volunteers may bring reading materials with them during their shift, but performing the assigned duties and creating a welcome atmosphere for clients and volunteer attorneys are the first priorities.

Priority is given to volunteers who can commit to at least two 2-3 hour shifts per month.  Undergraduate students can participate in this opportunity as a part of a course through the Service Learning Program.  Please contact mvlc.law@marquette.edu for more information or to volunteer.

SHIFTS

Scheduling priority is given to volunteers who are available for at least two shifts per month.  The following shifts are generally available.

  • Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. OR 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the House of Peace. (Shuttle Available)
  • Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (sometimes 7:30p.m.). at the United Community Center (Shuttle Available).  Volunteers at this site should be able to speak Spanish moderately well.
  • Thursdays from 1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Milwaukee Justice Center in the Milwaukee County Courthouse (walking distance).
  • Fridays from 1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Milwaukee Justice Center in the Milwaukee County Courthouse (walking distance).
  • Select Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays through the Mobile Legal Clinic at various locations.