Volunteer Legal Researcher

In this role, you will assist our Legal Advocacy Counsel with research-based projects in support of Animal Equality’s legislative initiatives and strategic litigation. 

Position Title: Volunteer Legal Researcher
Reports to: Legal Advocacy Counsel

Position Location: Remote
Duration: Varies by individual project
Terms: Ongoing, Approximately 5-10 hours per week as needed


  • Searching for, reading through, and collating/annotating webpages, documents, images, and other materials related to false-advertising (“humane-washing”), legislation, and other matters


  • Familiar with Google search (Boolean) functionalities
  • Comfortable using Google Docs and/or Microsoft Office
  • Knowledgeable about farmed animal issues
  • Legal research skills are useful, although not required

Benefits and Perks:

  • Receive one-on-one training and guidance from a staff member 
  • Gain skills and knowledge relating to legal issues for farmed animals
  • Make an impact for animals with every minute of your volunteer time!

Compensation: This is an unpaid, volunteer position

Application Period: Open until filled; multiple positions available