Meet Jessica Chang. Jessica serves with the Building Communities, Bettering Lives AmeriCorps program with the Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program.
What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I had been volunteering with a non-profit organization prior to joining AmeriCorps. I wanted to continue my commitment to public service and serving those in need.
What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I hope to further my professional and social skills to help transition into the next chapter of m y life as well as grow as an individual through this service opportunity.
What will your service focus on for the 2017-18 program year? My service will focus on assisting volunteer attorneys with intake, outreach, and communication strategies for low-income individuals and families in need of legal assistance.
What are your plans after AmeriCorps? I plan to continue pursuing my goal of becoming an attorney and plan on taking the Alabama State Bar Exam next year.
Thank you for your service Jessica!