Cambridge Community Services

CCS oversees several direct service programs for adolescents that focus on education, employment and community service. The agency emphasizes a comprehensive individualized case management approach with all program participants and their families, most of whom are immigrants and/or economically disadvantaged.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Middlesex
  • Area of law: Immigration & Naturalization
  • Populations Served: Children, Immigrants
  • Opportunities For: Law Students, Lawyers, Paralegals, Senior Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • Training / Supervision Comments: Orientation to the agency; strong collaborative link with CCS program staff and other relevant Cambridge service providers.
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client counseling (e.g., brief advice), Litigation: Trial/Direct Representation
  • Other Project Types: Attorneys are occasionally needed to provide pro bono legal advice and/or representation for immigrant youth and their families, or youth involved in or victimized by crime. Classroom visits to give info on career opportunities in the legal professions.
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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