Volunteers

Volunteer with Salvos Legal!

Through the support of volunteers Salvos Legal is able to make a social impact in the lives of some of the most disadvantaged members of the community through the provision of expert legal services. You can make a difference with Salvos Legal and get experience in an award winning law firm!

We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle. Salvos Legal has Intern and Law Clerk opportunities at our head offices as well as countless opportunities at our Advice Bureaus. Whether you are starting in your career as a Lawyer or established and ready to give back, Salvos Legal has the volunteer position for you! We deliver free advice at our Advice Bureaus and have a large number of volunteers who assist. 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!


Current Opportunities

Volunteer Law Clerk – Immigration Law – Brisbane – Salvos Legal is looking for a couple of Law Clerks to provide support to the Commercial Immigration team in our Goodna office. You will gain very valuable experience in an award winning law firm. Main duties will include team support and administration.

Applicants must be available Thursday and Friday each week from 9am-5pm, for a period of 3 months. Successful applicants will also be ready to start straight away. In return, Salvos Legal offers you a unique learning opportunity through “hands-on” experience in an award-winning law firm, combined with active mentoring from our highly respected staff team. To apply, please forward your CV together with a one-page cover letter volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au.

Volunteer Solicitor Humanitarian Law – Melbourne – To secure this amazing opportunity you will need to be a solicitor with a genuine interest in humanitarian law, and a commitment to volunteering a minimum of 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 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.

Volunteer Solicitor Humanitarian Law – Sydney – To secure this exclusive opportunity you will need to be a solicitor with a genuine interest in humanitarian law, and a commitment to volunteering a minimum of 4 days per 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 flexible with a heart for social justice, then you may 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.

Volunteer Solicitor or PLT Placement Property Law – Sydney – To secure this opportunity you will need to be a solicitor or PLT Student with a genuine interest in Property Law, and a commitment to volunteering a minimum of 4 days per week for 4 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 energetic and flexible with a hunger to participate in a unique and growing business, 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.

Volunteer Law Clerk and Administration Support – Sydney – The Sydney office is currently recruiting for Law Clerks. If you are a law student and would like to gain experience in a law firm, this is the opportunity for you. We only need a commitment of 1 day per week for 3 months. Our Law Clerks support the Property, Commercial and Humanitarian teams. To apply please send your resume, cover letter and an expression of interest form to volunteercoordinator@salvoslegal.com.au.

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