The Benevolent Society in-house legal team is seeking passionate and enthusiastic PLT students to work in our Glebe office. The Benevolent Society is Australia’s first charity with a vision of a just society where everyone lives their best life. The Benevolent Society’s work involves supporting children, families, older Australians and carers and people with disability.
As a PLT student, you’ll be supporting the in-house legal team and have exposure to:
The Benevolent Society in-house legal team adopts a rights-based approach to the practice of law.
We are seeking a minimum of 2 placements to commence in July 2019 to work 2 – 3 days per week for a minimum of 3 months. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. These positions are unpaid.
We will assess applications based on skills, experience and level of interest in social and community issues.
How to apply:
Please include in your application a cover letter and your CV. Please address in your cover letter:
Please send your application as one file.
We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability, not disability. If you identity as a person with a different ability, please get in touch.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and NSW Working with Children Check.