Continuing Volunteer Roles


FIji COnsulate general & trade commission to Australia and NZ

 

 

 

 

An exciting internship opportunity is available for two passionate & enthusiastic university students to join our team in Sydney for a period of 6 months. The internship will provide a valuable opportunity to potential candidates in experiencing first-hand the nuances and perspectives of working at a diplomatic mission in the fields of international relations, trade and investment promotion/facilitation and community engagement and development.

The Applicant should be available to work 2 days a week (if not more). The internship will be unpaid, however, transportation to and from the office and other expenses incurred in the course of work will be reimbursed.

For more information on responsibilities within the role, skills required and how to apply, see here. Applications close on 26 February 2018.


cancer council Pro bono program 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for legal experience in the not-for-profit/community legal sector? The Cancer Council Pro Bono Program is now recruiting volunteer law students in their penultimate or final year of study.

The program is seeking law students who are available to volunteer one day per week for the duration of Semester 1, commencing week beginning 5 March. Students will get experience in client communication, drafting briefs to professionals (lawyers, financial advisers, HR professionals and small business accountants) and training in different skills and areas of law.

For more information, including how to apply, please see here

The point of contact for this position is Laura Muir, Pro Bono Case Manager laura.muir@cancercouncil.org.au


VOLUNTEER LEGAL ASSISTANT – MANLY LEGAL ADVICE SERVICE

Manly Legal Advice Service is looking for clerks to help run the front desk every Thursday night (6-8pm) and the occasional Saturday morning (10am-12pm).

We operate out of Manly Community Centre as a free walk-in service, staffed by volunteer lawyers who give clients basic legal advice on all areas.

You will be responsible for setting up and closing the service each night, receiving clients and assisting the lawyers with research if required. Depending on the number of interested volunteers, there may also be the opportunity to sit in on client sessions.

Local residents of the Manly area will be given preference as volunteers may be required to fill in on short notice.

 

If interested please email CV to manlylegaladvice@outlook.com


Amnesty International Refugee Casework and Human Rights Casework Interns

Amnesty International Australia is currently recruiting a number of part-time Refugee Casework Interns/Volunteers and part-time Human Rights Casework Interns/Volunteers. These casework internships/volunteer placements run from 15 Jan 2018 to 17 August 2018 (inclusive). Refugee Casework Interns/Volunteers and Human Rights Casework Interns/Volunteers respond to requests for assistance and reports of human rights concerns in Australia and across the globe. Casework internships/volunteer placements run for seven months in total (six months plus a two week induction and a two week exit handover.) Caseworkers work part-time and generally commit to working three days a week. The positions are unpaid, volunteer positions. 

Further information about each of these positions and links to the full job descriptions can be found here: