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Central Coast Community Legal Centre
Central Coast Community Legal Centre (CCCLC) is seeking part-time volunteers wishing to complete their practical legal training in a busy generalist practice that provides free legal services to people living, working or studying on the Central Coast. These are unpaid positions.
Based on government COVID criteria, our current office layout can only safely accommodate a small number of volunteers hence we no longer accept under graduates.
Be a third year or above under-graduate OR
Have completed or be close to completing College of Law, or its equivalent at a participating university
Be able to work 2 days a week (block placements are unlikely as it affects the number of volunteers we can offer a placement)
Complete at least 75 days and
Attend a compulsory two-day General Orientation and Intake Training.
We are scheduling interviews for the next intake which will take place on:
Monday 12 th and Tuesday 13 th April
Applications should be submitted at least three weeks prior to allow interviews to take place. Applications will be assessed on relevant skills as well as a demonstrated interest in and commitment to not-for-profit organisations and the community sector. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are highly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who live on the Central Coast and candidates who want to complete at least 75 days with CCCLC.
Email your resume and academic transcript to email@example.com
During your placement with CCCLC you can expect to be exposed to a wide range of legal matters, including debt, fines, family, employment, discrimination, motor vehicle accidents, Apprehended Violence Orders and more!
You will gain experience in providing legal information and referral services by telephone, interviewing clients, attending outreach locations, drafting legal letters and court documents, undertaking legal research, developing community legal education materials, engaging in community development and participating in systemic advocacy.
Based in Wyong NSW, CCCLC provides free legal advice to disadvantaged people at Toukley Neighbourhood Centre and Synapse in Gosford and to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at Mingaletta in Umina and Yerin - Elanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Centre in Wyong. We advise unrepresented litigants in Traffic and AVO matters at Wyong Local Court, AVO matters at Gosford Local Court and operate a Children’s Court Assistance Scheme at Wyong, Woy Woy and Broadmeadow Children’s Courts. (Subject to resumption of partner organisations and Court lists)
Become a part of our friendly and committed team of volunteers who work together to provide access to justice to the people who really need it most on the Central