The Attorney General’s Office values volunteers and the work that they do to assist the citizens of Arizona. By becoming a volunteer with the Attorney General’s Office you will have an opportunity contribute your talents by assisting the public, while gaining valuable experience in an assortment of different locations and divisions. Volunteer Opportunities may be available for the following:
- Attorney Volunteers
- Paralegal Volunteers
- General Volunteers in areas such as:
- Several other areas may be available
Due to State budget constraints, only unpaid internships may be available. The level of assignment, performance, requirements, and supervision meet the standard criteria for academic credit. Full-time and part-time internships may be available for the following:
- Law Clerk Intern (Law School Students)
- State Government Intern (Undergraduate and Graduate Students)
- Fellowships or Externships in which students earn academic credit or receive a stipend/fellowship funds
- Basic requirements:
- Minimum of 2.75 GPA
- Currently enrolled in a college or university
- Taking a course of study relevant to the internship openings
- Additional program or school specific criteria may be required
HOW TO APPLY
To view our volunteer or internship announcements, and to submit your resume, please click the links below.
|Law Clerk Intern||Details:
The Attorney General's Office welcomes law students and recent law school graduates to apply for work as Law Clerk Interns. Legal Internship Positions at the Attorney General's Office (AGO) are designed to give participants exposure to the work environment of the AGO, including opportunities to observe and assist in legal proceedings and assume some of the same responsibilities as our full-time personnel.
The Attorney General's Office Child and Family Protection Division is seeking paralegal interns for the spring semester for our Phoenix main office (downtown), Van Buren office (Van Buren and 32nd Street) and Mesa office (downtown). We encourage all current paralegal studies students and recent graduates to apply. Internship positions at the Attorney General's Office (AGO) are designed to give participants exposure to the AGO work environment, including opportunities to observe and assist in legal proceedings and assume some of the same responsibilities as our full-time personnel.
The Attorney General's Office, Arizona's largest law firm, has implemented a Volunteer Attorney Program for attorneys willing to serve as an Assistant Attorney General without compensation.
**Volunteer Attorneys must be licensed and a member in good standing of the Arizona bar.**
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Highly motivated students that have an interest in law enforcement or related fields. Applicants should be taking a relevant course of study, such as in the ASU School of Criminal Justice and Criminology.
All applicants under serious consideration with the Attorney General’s Office are required to be fingerprinted by the Office and complete a criminal background check through State and Federal agencies.
During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the Office of the Attorney General Human Resources office at (602) 542-8056 or via email at HumanResources@azag.gov.
The Office of the Attorney General of the State of Arizona does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. The following division has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Administrative Services, 1275 W Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007, Phone: (602) 542-8056, Fax: (602) 542-8000.
The Community Outreach and Education Satellite Office/Center is looking for volunteers who are willing and able to dedicate their time and energy helping fight consumer fraud or discrimination throughout Arizona. They can volunteer in any of the following ways:
- Volunteer a few hours a month to staff a local Satellite Office or center. This requires independent work and initiative.
These offices provide convenient locations for Arizona residents to obtain information on how to avoid becoming a victim of consumer fraud, identity theft and predatory lending. They also provide information on civil rights and victims' rights and provide a local venue where residents can file consumer or civil rights complaints.
- Volunteer as a "Fraud Fighter" in your community. The Fraud Fighters make educational presentations and staff information booths at events and fairs in their local community. They will be trained by an outreach coordinator and will work with them to set an individual schedule for them.
- Volunteer to assist victims directly by helping to staff our Identity Theft Help Line or the Senior Help Line. These volunteers work directly with people in need of victims of identity theft. They are also trained by our outreach coordinators in how to answer each call and what resources are available to help them fix their situation.
Do you enjoy working with the public? Our Consumer Information & Complaints Unit is looking for volunteers willing to assist fellow consumers in resolving consumer complaints.
Our Consumer Information and Complaints Unit is the main clearinghouse for consumer complaints filed with our office. CIC volunteers work in our Phoenix AG Office under the supervision of the Consumer Information & Complaints Manager.
As a CIC volunteer, you may be asked to contact consumers and/or businesses by telephone for follow up and/or conciliation. Training is provided by the Consumer Information and Complaints Manager.
The Conflict Resolution Program in the Arizona Attorney General's Civil Rights Division maintains a panel of experienced volunteer mediators to assist in resolving a variety of disputes. Cases can include Civil Rights mediations, involving allegations of discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations, State agency mediations, Truancy mediations and Victim Offender mediations. Volunteer opportunities vary by county. Currently, the Conflict Resolution Program utilizes mediators in Maricopa, Pima and Pinal counties.
To be eligible to apply to become a volunteer for the Conflict Resolution Program panel, mediators must have completed basic mediation training, consisting of at least 40 hours, and have current experience facilitating mediations. For more information about the program, please visit the Conflict Resolution Program’s web page or contact Kathy Plitt, Program Coordinator at (602) 542-7657.