Our Melbourne office is currently recruiting PLT students to work with our Homeless Law and Seniors Law Service. PLT students receive on-the-job legal training and supervision, providing valuable experience to set you up for your legal career.
We have places for two or three students to start in 2018, working a minimum of 3 days per week, for a minimum of 50 days. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Homeless Law and Seniors Law are two dynamic legal teams at Justice Connect delivering access to justice through pro bono. Homeless Law provides legal assistance to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, specialising in tenancy, infringements, guardianship and administration law and credit and debt. Seniors Law is a legal service for older Victorians, specialising in elder abuse and other legal issues associated with ageing.
Through the PLT placement, you will have the opportunity to participate in:
Applications will be assessed on relevant skills and experience 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.
The Justice Connect Melbourne office is located in the Melbourne CBD. This is an unpaid position.
For information on what to expect from your placement, please go to www.justiceconnect.org.au/getinvolved/practical-legal-training-placements.
How to Apply:
Applications should comprise of a single Word or PDF document including; a cover letter and CV.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org as a single Word or PDF file including “PLT Application – Homeless Law & Seniors Law” in the email subject line.