While Asylum Access has found that the VLA model has been an effective way to staff the organization and maintain quality legal services for our clients, the volunteer legal advocate model may not be the perfect fit for all organizations. This section will help you assess whether or not it’s a good fit for your organization by presenting various self-assessment questions.
- Materials for download
- Self Assessment: Is a VLA Program Right for My Organization?
- Alternatives to the VLA Model
- A Comprehensive Guide to Non-Profit and NGO Management
The self assessment guide will help you determine whether or not a VLA program is feasible for your organization.
If you determine that a VLA staffing model is not appropriate for your organization, you can find information about other options in the Alternatives to the VLA model guide. There is also an external resource with valuable information about NGO Management.