Employment & Service Opportunities

Domestic Violence Assistance Center Reception Greeter

The 17th Judicial Circuit Court is seeking volunteers to serve as Reception Greeters at its Domestic Violence Assistance Center. Information about this opportunity and instructions on how to apply are provided in this Posting.

Judicial Externship Opportunities for Law Students

The 17th Judicial Circuit Court offers judicial externship opportunities for law students.  Additional information and instructions on how to apply are provided in this Posting.

Americorps JusticeCorps

The Winnebago County Courthouse in Rockford is an Illinois JusticeCorps site. The AmeriCorps JusticeCorps places volunteers in courthouses to help people without lawyers navigate the judicial system.

Time commitments for volunteers range from 300 hours up to 1,700 hours; summer, semester, or full year opportunities are available. Volunteers may qualify for an Education Award for education expenses or for federal loan repayment. If you are 55 or older, the Education Award may also be transferable to your child, stepchild, foster child, grandchild or step-grandchild.

For more details, please visit http://www.illinoisbarfoundation.org/illinois-justicecorps or contact Jenna Kearns of JusticeCorps at 872-444-6620 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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