Continuing Volunteer Roles

PLT Placement: Not-for-profit Law Service, Sydney








We currently have positions available to work with our specialist legal service Not-for-profit Law, based in our Sydney CBD office, commencing as soon as possible.Not-for-profit Law provides free and low-cost legal assistance to not-for-profit community organisations around Australia.

We are looking for applicants who:

  • have completed or are close to completing the College of Law Practical Legal Training program, or an equivalent program at another institution
  • can volunteer 3 or more days a week (applicants who can volunteer 2 days a week will also be considered), and
  • undertake a minimum of 60 days (preferable) of practical legal training at Justice Connect

PLT placements at Justice Connect are unpaid positions. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be open until filled.

TEN is looking for 1-2 motivated Legal Interns who are each available at least 2 days per week for an unpaid practical legal training placement with a potential progression to a paid paralegal role. As a Legal Intern you will gain valuable legal and media industry experience as part of our energetic and professional in-house legal team in an evolving media industry.

For more information about the requirements and how to apply, see this document.

Practical Legal Training Placement at Network Ten

The ABC’s in-house legal team is once again offering its highly popular work experience placements in 2018. These are unpaid placements for 5 weeks based in ABC Legal offices in the Ultimo, NSW.

For more information about what is required to apply, please see this document.

Practical Legal Training Placement at ABC

Volunteer Paralegal at IP Service International Pty Ltd


IP Service International Pty Ltd is looking for a Paralegal to start in late April/early May. The position is a volunteer, unpaid role with potential for paid work in the future. The position is part time and the applicant should be available on Monday and Thursday. 

Applications close 22 May 2018. Contact or see for more information. 

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: