Volunteers

Interested in volunteering?

We welcome volunteers. It is through the contribution of volunteers that we are able to deliver legal services to some of the most disadvantaged members of the community.

At our Headquarters in Sydney we engage volunteers in both our commercial and humanitarian practices. Also at our various Advice Bureaus  in Sydney (NSW), Goodna (QLD) and Sunshine (VIC) we are keen to engage volunteers.

We deliver free advice at our Advice Bureaus and have a large number of volunteers who assist in the delivery of this advice. Days, times and locations of the Advice Bureaus can be found here.

If you are interested in joining us in a voluntary capacity as a Solicitor, Intern, Law Clerk, Migration Agent, Paralegal, Interpreter or Administrative Assistant, please complete the Volunteer Expression of Interest Form and email it, together with your CV and cover letter, to volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au.

We look forward to hearing from you!

“Salvos Legal has been the first law firm in which I practiced law as an admitted solicitor. The calibre of the lawyers, and the wealth of experience they collectively bring from their years of practice in diverse areas of the law, culminate to provide a very rich ground to sharpen legal thinking … The quality of the mentoring and guidance has been excellent, and I have been fortunate enough to have worked directly on matters with outside counsel, to go to court, and to have direct contact with clients. The experience is highly recommended for newly admitted lawyers with an interest in learning about case management, communications with external stakeholders, and developing other crucial soft skills necessary for practice.” Benji, Volunteer Intern, 2016


Current Opportunities

Positions Vacant

Volunteer Solicitor and PLT Placement Humanitarian Law – To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a junior solicitor with a genuine interest in humanitarian law, and a commitment to volunteering a minimum of 4 days/ week for 4 months. You will have strong communication and time-management skills, proven interpersonal skills including the ability to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds, and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team.

If you are an energetic and flexible young lawyer with a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team. To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au.

PLT Placement Property Law – To secure this exciting opportunity you will need to be a law graduate or junior solicitor with a genuine interest in Property Law, and a commitment to volunteering a minimum of four days per week for four months. You will have strong interpersonal, written communication and time-management skills and a desire to learn from more experienced practitioners while making an integral contribution to your team.

If you are an energetic and flexible lawyer with a hunger to participate in a unique and growing business and a heart for social justice, then you may well be the right person to join this team. To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au.

Law Clerk/Administration Support

If your energetic and flexible and want to volunteer your time and skills within a unique and growing business with a heart for social justice, then our Sydney office would like to hear from you. This role requires assisting with vital tasks enabling this Law Firm to thrive. Activities are likely to involve assisting with incoming and outgoing mail, photocopying, scanning and faxing. Assisting with opening and archiving files or attend court to file documents.

To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au.

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