Continuing Volunteer Roles
PLT placement - greenpeace australia pacific
Greenpeace Australia Pacific (GPAP) currently has a PLT opportunity for 2 legal students to
volunteer with our Greenpeace Australia Pacific Legal and Governance Officer, based in our Sydney
Ultimo office, commencing in November. Please note there is a minimum commitment of 5-8 hours
per week for 3 months (with option to continue). We are ideally looking for someone who can
volunteer 1 to 2 days per week.
As a PLT student within GPAP, you will receive training and supervision and will gain experience
undertaking contract review, provision of small advices on employment and IP law, governance
work, policy review and advocacy in the form of submissions on behalf of GPAP to parliament. The
roles will be suited to law students in their 4th or 5th year of their undergraduate degree (or 2nd or
3rd year of their JD), although this is not a requirement.
Above all we’re looking for enthusiastic individuals with strong research skills who are excited by the
prospect of defending the environment.
For more information, including on how to apply, please consult this document.
Volunteer clerk - manly legal advice service
Manly Legal Advice Service is looking for volunteer clerks to help run the front desk Thursday nights (6-8pm) and the occasional Saturday morning (10-12pm). Ideally to start as soon as possible.
The Service operates out of the Community Northern Beaches building in Manly as a free walk-in service staffed by volunteer lawyers who give clients basic legal advice on all areas.
Clerks will be responsible for setting up and closing the service each night, receiving clients and assisting the lawyers with research, if required. To apply, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health Justice Australia Conference 2019
Health Justice Australia is hosting a conference on 24th and 25th September 2019 where we will explore complex challenges faced by people experiencing unmet legal need and poor health, and opportunities for collaborative approaches to systems change. To assist in the running of the conference, we are seeking volunteers to help us on those days, with the opportunity for a few days pre-conference assistance for those interested.