Advocate Volunteer Info

July 2015 Notice - Legal Services Corporation announces competitive grant funding for providing Pro Bono Legal Services to Veterans in 2016. Deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Compete: Friday, August 28, 2015.

Law students—want to gain practical, hands-on experience serving America’s veterans while earning a stipend for your education?

Join Equal Justice Works’ AmeriCorps JD program! You’ll work with a host organization to provide direct legal services to vets and grow your organization’s capacity to serve them. After 300 hours of service, you’ll receive a $1,175 Segal education award, and will join more than 80,000 AmeriCorps volunteers dedicated to making their world better.

Interested? Visit and apply by April 15!

All hands on deck for helping veterans with their VA Disability Compensation claims.

The White House, the VA and veteran advocates are joining forces to clear out the claims backlog, which has become a national crisis.

Use our Volunteer Match map to find volunteer opportunities in your area. If you don't find an appropriate match there, try searching programs that may be looking for Pro Bono help on our Find Local Help map. 

We're featuring exciting advocacy programs around the country on Volunteer Showcase (on the right).  Do some research there, then start up your own program! 

Switch to the "Resources" tab (above) to find training materials that will help you navigate the VBA system.