Advocate Volunteer Info

Attend a free veterans law training with PLI 

On Novemebr 13, 2017, PLI will host a free online and in-person training on advocating for veterans. This training will cover the basics of VA benefits, discharge upgrades and veterans cultural competency. Best practices and practice tips will also be covered. Sign up today here!

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 $1,222 Segal education award, and will join more than 80,000 AmeriCorps volunteers dedicated to making their world better.

Interested? Visit AmeriCorps JD at Equal Justice Works and apply by May 15, 2018 for the summer 2018 term.

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.