2014-2015 JFM Members with Governor Bullock.

Are you ready to be part of something BIG?

Then join AmeriCorps through the Justice for Montanans Project. National service includes everyone. The Justice for Montanans Project is committed to including all in service to our communities. By actively recruiting persons with a broad range of backgrounds and abilities to help improve services and programs, we raise awareness about the value of diversity in our communities.

2018-2019 AmeriCorps State Justice for Montanans Service Opportunities

Please click on the links below for a general overview of each position description. These listings will be updated soon to reflect any changes for the upcoming term. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

There will be 20 positions available for the 2019-20 term. The service term will run from September 2019 – August 2020 for all positions. Mandatory member orientation will most likely be held September 9-13 in Helena, MT.

Montana Legal Services Association Positions:

Make a difference for low-income Montanans and learn about the legal system as a member of Justice for Montanans serving with the Montana Legal Services Association.

Self Help Law Centers:

Make a difference for low-income Montanans and learn about the legal system as a member of Justice for Montanans serving with the Montana Supreme Court’s Self-Help Law Centers.

Office of Consumer Protection and Victim Services:

OCPVS helps educate and protect Montana consumers and businesses to prevent fraud and offers information and referrals to victims of crime.

Alexander Blewett III School of Law:

This position focuses on coordinating, promoting, and supporting the Law School Pro Bono Program to further the cause of access to justice and instill a passion for and commitment to pro bono legal service among Law School students and faculty.

Office of Child and Family Ombudsman:

OCFO responds to the requests of citizens who have concerns about children involved in the child protection system or in
need of protection. OCFO helps educate and protect the rights of Montana families and children with both case specific and systems change interventions.

Legal Services Developer Program, Aging Services:

This position focuses on serving Montanans 60 and over at pro-bono legal document clinics around the state and providing legal services through various programs like Justice Served and phone legal advice clinics.