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Volunteer

Women's Legal is currently not accepting any volunteer applications.

 

We invite you to check our website for future opportunities. 

Volunteers have been supporting Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) since 1981. We are committed to supporting volunteer involvement, to extend and enhance our services, and to provide meaningful work for women within the legal sector and associated fields. For all enquiries regarding volunteer opportunities at WLSV please contact us. We offer the following volunteer work to women:

Legal day volunteer - not accepting volunteer applications at this stage

Volunteer work is available from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday to law students. The work includes assisting our lawyers with casework, research and duty lawyer work at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court.

Essential Requirements: Law students must be undertaking third year or above of a law degree, unless the law degree is a second degree. There is a minimum commitment required of one day a week for 12 months.

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Legal advice line - evening volunteer - not accepting volunteer applications

Volunteer work is available between 6:00pm to 8:30pm Tuesday and Thursday for lawyers holding a practising certificate. The work involves providing legal information, advice and referral to women who contact our Legal Advice Line.

Essential Requirements: There is a minimum commitment required of one night session a month for 12 months. To work on the Legal Advice Line an additional time commitment is required to attend induction training.

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Policy & projects volunteer - not accepting volunteer applications at this stage

Volunteer work is available between 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. The work involves assisting our Policy & Projects Manager to research law reform and policy issues and other related activities.

Essential Requirements: There is a minimum commitment required of one day a week for 12 months.

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Legal education volunteer - not accepting volunteer applications at this stage

Volunteer work is available between 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. The work involves assisting our Legal Educators to research, design and develop legal education sessions and other related activities.

Essential Requirements: There is a minimum commitment required of one day a week for 6 months.

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Administration volunteer - not accepting volunteer applications at this stage

Volunteer work is available between 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. The work involves assisting the administration team with the day to day running of the organisation.

Essential Requirements: There is a minimum commitment required of one day a week for 6 months.

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If you are interested in volunteering for Women’s Legal Service Victoria please email your CV and cover letter to admin@womenslegal.org.au and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.


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Book tickets now

3 October 2017


On November 23  2017 WLSV and the Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation are hosting the inaugural Women's Legal Breakfast. Book tickets here.


Register now for Training

8 September 2017


Click here to view our 2017 professional training calendar. Booking online.


Seeking a new Board member

11 August 2017


We are seeking a new Board member to join our diverse and dynamic Board. Currently we are prioritising applicants with accounting and finance skills. In particular, WLSV is seeking a new Treasurer who will also chair the Audit and Risk Committee.

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