Massachusetts
Volunteer Opportunities

The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a non-profit human services organization providing individualized consultative, educational, residential, vocational and clinical solutions for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Volunteer Opportunity 
ATTORNEY/PARA LEGAL

The Institute of Professional Practice, Inc. a Fitchburg human service agency serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities is currently in need of an attorney or paralegal volunteer to serve on our Human Rights Committee. Human Rights protection is an integral part of IPPI’s support of adults with disabilities. Committee members review and evaluate restrictive practices within behavior plans, the use of supportive and protective devices to ensure safety and health, and review restraint data and practice. The Committee collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and influences best practices in these areas.

The committee meets four times each calendar year; the third Tuesday of every other month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 pm.

If you are an attorney or paralegal by profession and would like to volunteer your time to perform this very important work, please contact our Human Rights Coordinator.

Contact Information:
Linda Kaiser
Human Rights Coordinator
Email: lkaiser@IPPI.org
or
Lisa Lauretano
State Director
Tel: 978.353.3480 x1214