Utah Legal Services

04 January 2019

Utah Legal Services provides free legal help to low income persons and victims of domestic violence in civil law cases. We handle protective orders, divorce and custody cases, landlord/tenant disputes, consumer law, expungements, public benefits and more. We are statewide with offices in Ogden, Provo, Salt Lake and St. George. We need "client eligible" board members, meaning that your income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, about $24,000 annually for one person, or $50,000 for a family of four. We have a friendly and welcoming board who needs input from people who understand our clients needs.

Utah Legal Services Board of Trustees: We are need of board members who are enthusiastic about participating and helping to guide our organization into the future. No special training or knowledge is required. Our excellent board will train and mentor you as needed.

Nonprofit Board Information

  • Board or Committee Title: Utah Legal Services Board of Trustees
  • Type of Nonprofit: Human Services
  • Address: 205 North 400 West Salt Lake City, UT 84103
  • Phone Number: 801-924-3388
  • Organization's Mission: Utah Legal Services seeks to protect the rights of the disadvantaged and persons of limited means by legal representation, advocacy, and education throughout Utah.
  • Organization's Programs and Services: We represent low income people and victims of abuse in civil law cases. We have special programs for senior citizens, Native Americans and farmworkers.
  • Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement: Utah Legal Services believes that equal opportunity for all employees, board members and clients is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, this nonprofit will not discriminate against anyone because of race, disability, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation.
  • Skills & Talents of Ideal Candidate: We need board members who are enthusiastic about participating and helping to guide our organization into the future. No special training or knowledge is required. Our excellent board will train and mentor you as needed.
  • Meeting Frequency: 6 meetings per year, with some committee meetings in between.
  • Meeting Times: 5 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month
  • Meeting Location: 205 North 400 West in SLC, or by phone.
  • Overall Time Commitment: Perhaps 20 hours per year.
  • Current Number of Board Members: 20
  • Current Number of Board Vacancies: 3
  • What Can this Board Position offer the Applicant?: Training and information on serving on a board and reviewing financial statements. Also meeting lawyers who support our work and the fulfillment of knowing you are giving back to those in need.
  • Application Process/Instructions: Send an email expressing your interest to jobs@utahlegalservices.org
  • Contact for Questions: jobs@utahlegalservices.org