Please see below for the Fellowship Opportunity with a 501(c)(3).
Position Type: Fellowships (3 months to 1 year, Pro Bono Opportunities)
Employer: Heritage Health and Housing (New York, NY)
Contact: Adam Herbst
Job Title: Legal Fellow
Heritage Health and Housing is offering an unpaid legal fellowship opportunity as a way for recent law graduates to work and assist the Non-Profit’s in-house legal department. The fellow(s) will be working directly with the General Counsel and may work on certain projects including any of the following:
1. Assisting the General Counsel organize a database and legal filing system for the housing and real estate leases,
2. Writing memo’s and preparing materials for the General Counsel on miscellaneous organizational corporate and certain contract matters,
3. Contract due diligence and preparation, and
4. Miscellaneous review and legal assistance
Heritage Health and Housing, Inc. is a non-profit 501 c(3) organization that provides enriched housing, counseling, education, employment and support to individuals in the community who have special needs, including the mentally disabled, substance abusers, persons living with HIV/AIDS, recently released ex-offenders, the homeless and seniors. They also provide needed overall community services including food services, community development and youth programs. Heritage Health and Housing maintains a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides comprehensive medical and dental services to our community regardless of ability to pay. Their mission is to continue to expand and improve the efforts of their Board, staff and consumers to serve our neighborhoods using whatever resources are available to fill gaps in needed programs, to enhance community and individual empowerment and to continue to help everyone reach the greatest potential of which he or she is capable.
Heritage Health and Housing’s vision is a community of mutual respect, support and healing, where everyone, regardless of race, nationality, culture, physical or mental capacity, age, sex or sexual orientation, ideology or wealth, works together to promote the good of all through the sustenance of the most needy.
For additional information about Heritage Health and Housing, visit the website.
How to Apply:
Please email a cover letter and resume to Adam Herbst. Please indicate what you are applying for in your cover letter.
Apply as soon as possible for the fellowship.