Naturalization Interview Coach / Citizenship Teacher

OPPORTUNITYNaturalization Interview Coach / Citizenship Teacher 

Volunteer would help to coach clients in Citizenship Classes in Sterling for their Naturalization Interview and test. Volunteers would come once a week during class times (below) and would work one-on-one with clients to prepare them for their interview. Training is provided. Continue reading

Hogar Volunteer Spanish Translators Needed

LOCATION: Falls Church (Hogar Legal Office)

NEED2 – 3 Volunteers (to augment the current team)

DESCRIPTION: Previously USCIS allowed summary translation of client documents (birth certificates, marriage certificates, etc.). USCIS has just changed the rules and now an exact translation is required and we are not able to staff that here at Hogar. Furthermore, professional translations are expensive for our clients. Volunteers would stop by the office during an assigned week, and pick up copies of 1-2 documents to take home and translate (or volunteers can use a computer here at Hogar if needed). Continue reading

Hogar IT Day in Preparation for Upcoming NATZ Workshops

LOCATION: Falls Church (Hogar Legal Office)

NEED5 – 7 Volunteers

COMMITMENTOne time opportunity

DESCRIPTION One time opportunity to help set up the laptop computers for upcoming workshops. We will be loading the new N400 form onto the old laptops and also setting up recently purchased laptops for the next workshop. Will involve taking out the laptops, turning them on, transferring forms onto the desktop and deleting old forms. NO SPECIAL IT EXPERIENCE NEEDED. If you use a computer at home or work you are qualified for this.

DATESSaturday 19 April 2014

TIME: 10 AM – 1 PM

TRAINING: None required.

Committee to Retain the Sitting Judges volunteers needed



Because support of a particular candidate in any election does not fall within the definition of pro bono or community service for the WCL Pledge, volunteering for this cause will not count toward the pledge.

Casa de Maryland Legal Services Fair

Saturday, May 10, 2014: Legal Services Fair, 10:00am – 2:00pm
CASA’s NEW Virginia Office: 901 S. Highland St., Arlington, VA 22204.

Volunteer with one of CASA’s first Northern Virginia events! We will be offering know-your-rights workshops and pro bono consultations to immigrant families. Licensed attorneys are especially appreciated! Call (240) 491-5767 or send an email for more info.

CASA de Maryland Citizenship Clinic

Saturday, April 26, 2014: U.S. Citizenship Clinic, 9:00am – 2:00pm 
CASA Multicultural Center, 8151 15th Ave., Langley Park, MD 20783

Help permanent resident immigrants live the dream of becoming U.S. citizens. Volunteers will assist clients in completing their application and preparing for their U.S. citizenship interview.  Contact: (240) 670-4849 or for details.


2014 Sustainability Service Day

The Office of Sustainability is hosting the second annual Sustainability Service Day as part of Earth Month 2014 and Campus Beautification Day. We will be working with the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) to remove invasive species, including bamboo and english ivy, from a public park adjacent to AU’s campus.

Date: Tuesday, April 22nd, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m
Location: Battery-Kemble section of Rock Creek Park. Meet at the main parking lot off of Chain Bridge Road, NW (directions below).
What to Wear: Long pants, sturdy boots or sneakers, and no sandals.
What to Bring: Please bring a water bottle. Tools and gloves will be provided. Bring your own tools and gloves, if you have them.
Lunch: At noon we will return to the American University campus to enjoy a free BBQ lunch. Vegetarian options will be provided.

Walking Directions from AU Campus:

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Summer Pro Bono Opportunity for Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Sandy

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American Immigration Lawyers Association Citizenship Day

American Immigration Lawyers Association Citizenship Day - Saturday, April 26, 2014.  Naturalization workshops will be held in Washington DC; Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia; Baltimore, Columbia, and Silver Spring, Maryland. AILA is looking for volunteers: Attorneys and non-Attorneys (Paralegals, Law students, Interpreters and Individuals from the community). You can make a difference! Come and help eligible permanent residents on the final leg of their “pathway to citizenship.” Learn more.

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Drivers License Clinic – Saturday, April 12

Join us to assist immigrant Americans in obtaining a drivers license through the new Maryland Highway Safety Act.  Volunteers will walk clients through the process of studying for the driving test, making an appointment with the MVA, and gathering the necessary supporting documents. Contact (240) 670-4848or for details.

Saturday April 12, 2014: Drivers License Clinic, 9:00am – 1:00pm 
CASA Multicultural Center, 8151 15th Ave., Langley Park, MD 20783