Volunteer - Legal Advisor

Job Description

Are you interested in helping low-income youth get a college degree? Would you like to be part
of an organization that gives thousands of dollars each year to deserving students who aspire to
improve their lives and community?

Join Education First and be a leader in your local community. For over 20 years, Education First
has been providing need-based college scholarships to underserved communities and has
awarded in excess of $750,000 to date. Visit educationfirst.org to learn more about our

Legal Advisor

Responsible for advising Education First on all legal matters. Supports legal issues by suggesting
remedies for relevant issues. Works closely with the Board to ensure all decisions are compliant
with local, state, and federal law.

This is an advisory-only role responsible for identification of legal liabilities and advising the
organization on when to retain counsel. This role will not represent the organization in any legal

The following qualifications are preferred:
● Licensed to practice law in active good standing with the governing state bar association
● Experience with contract and non-profit law

This position has a time commitment varying between 1-2 hours per week and averages
approximately 3-5 hours per month. This position is designed so it can be held by individuals
with other commitments. For more information on volunteering, please visit

http://www.educationfirst.org/become-a-volunteer.php .

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Education First

Founded in 1995 by a group of recent college graduates it is our belief that education is an "equalizer" and can help break generational poverty. As professionals, we come together to help low income youth get a college degree by providing scholarships. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and have chapters in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Austin, and Boston.

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