Volunteers play a key role in the success of our programs. By offering experience and expertise, volunteers allow each of our scholars the opportunity to grow in their new legal knowledge.

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Please email programs@jtb.org for questions regarding volunteer opportunities.

JTB Scholar Prep

JTB University – Virtual Program

JTB Scholar Prep is a fun and educational virtual program designed to introduce high students to the legal field. Students will learn about the college admissions process, develop career readiness skills, and hear from various professionals within the legal field.

Volunteer Opportunities

LIVE Zoom Session on an area of law of your choice and specialty: October 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST, November 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST, or December 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST

RECORDED 30-45 minute presentation on financial literacy. May include information on FAFSA, preparing for law school loans, etc.

RECORDED 30-45 minute presentation on professional etiquette. May include attorney dress code, social media, how to write mentors, etc.

RECORDED 30-45 minute presentation on alternative legal professions. Including paralegals, clerks, court reporters, etc.

RECORDED 10-15 minute presentation on “a day in the life of your lawyer life!” May include a discussion on why you chose law, what impact you hope to make in the legal field, what legal figure inspires you, and what daily tasks are involved in your day, etc.

JTB Scholar Prep volunteer signup is available HERE.

College Essay Mentorship Project

JTB University – Virtual Program

The College Essay Mentorship Project will match high school seniors and juniors with a volunteer attorney who will help students edit their college entrance essay. Volunteers will also serve as a mentor, offering advice on the college application process and tips to help students navigate their path to and through university.

Volunteers are encouraged to communicate with their mentees via email and participate in two meet up sessions hosted by JTB on November 9, 2020 and December 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST.

JTB Scholar Prep volunteer signup is available HERE.