Employment & Volunteers
Our volunteer program is available for law students who are in the second last or last year of completing a law degree (LLB or JD).
How do Volunteers help?
Volunteers play an important role in the work of the Mental Health Law Centre in a number of ways.
Telephone Advice Line – speaking to clients and providing advice under supervision and direction from lawyers
Working on Casework – assisting lawyers with casework files
Legal Research and Policy Work – volunteers can assist the Centre in research for law and policy reform proposals.
All successful applications are provided with Induction and On-site Training.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
- As a minimum, be in their second last year of their law degree;
- Be able to commit to one day/week for a period of at least 6 months;
- Have strong written and verbal communication skills; and
- Have strong legal research skills.
Please send your resume along with your most recent academic transcript indicating your availability to the Centre by email.