Volunteer Professionals and Community Members Opportunities

We have many volunteer opportunities for volunteers with diverse educational or professional backgrounds. Some of our current opportunities are listed below. If you do not see an opportunity you can help with and are interested in learning how your educational background or professional skills can be used to help others, please call Elena Perez, Managing Attorney of the Pro Bono Program, at 504.529.1000 ext. 231 or send her an email at eperez@slls.org

Loyola’s Interpreter and Translator Certification Program

SLLS and Loyola's Interpreter and Translator Certification Program have partnered to increase access to justice for Spanish speakers. Interpreters help by enabling clear and accurate communications about legal issues between Spanish speaking clients and SLLS attorneys. Volunteers also have the opportunity to translate legal documents and brochures. For more information, please refer to the point of contact at the top of this page.

Interpreters & Translators

We are currently looking for volunteers fluent written and spoken Spanish. Opportunities are available in all of our offices. If you are certified or enrolled and are in the process of becoming a certified interpreter/translator we do have court room interpretation opportunities. For more information, please refer to the point of contact at the top of this page.

CPAs and Other Tax Professionals

Our Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is looking for CPAs and other tax professionals to help us. For more information, please refer to the point of contact at the top of this page.

Paralegals, Social Workers, and Psychologists

We have volunteer opportunities for other professionals. Our New Orleans and Baton Rouge offices need help from paralegals, social workers, and psychologists for our Social Security cases. There are also opportunities for social workers and psychologists to help our Child in Need of Care (CINC) unit. The CINC unit represents children in the foster system. We need volunteer paralegals in all our offices. For more information, please refer to the point of contact at the top of this page.