We are recruiting for the following service terms:
Summer internship: June 12, 2023-August 11, 2023
Full service term: September 5th 2023-August 9th, 2024
Justice for Montanans (JFM) AmeriCorps members empower low- to moderate-income Montanans to advocate for their legal rights and increase access to justice. Montana Legal Services Association partners with the Self-Help Program of the Montana Supreme Court Office of the Court Administrator, DCI’s Office of Child and Family Ombudsman, Legal Services Developer Aging Services, Montana Fair Housing, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Defenders Office, and the YWCA in Missoula. The JFM AmeriCorps Project places 26 members directly in local Montana communities to help provide and expand intake and outreach, legal information, and referral services for Montana's low to moderate income residents seeking civil legal assistance.
If you like to review the specific position descriptions for each available JFM position, please click here.
All Members will uphold the goals of the Justice for Montanans Program by participating in the following activities:
In addition, all Justice for Montanans Members will:
Members serving with the Justice for Montanans Project may have recurring contact with vulnerable populations such as persons age 60 or older, or individuals with disabilities. Accordingly, all members must agree to a National Service Criminal History Check as defined by AmeriCorps regulations in effect at the time service begins.
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