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Volunteering with the Advice Team

Community Links is looking for volunteers to work in our advice team.

We operate a busy advice service supporting over 9,000 people every year; all our advice is quality marked by the Legal Services Commission. In return for your kind offer to volunteer, we can provide you with training, development opportunities, a friendly work environment and references.

Volunteering with the Advice Team

Volunteer Legal Intern - (4 days per week)

Each year we have the opportunity to take on a couple of volunteer interns, to assist one of our solicitors who conducts appeals work. This position offers ideal training for someone who wants to become a solicitor. Full training is given, there is a lunch allowance and we can generally pay all of your related travel costs. 
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Volunteer Legal Intern (half a day per week)

We are taking applications for three month internships starting from the beginning of April 2014

Would you like to help with our weekly Tuesday morning Client Interviewing and Form Filling Service (CIFFS)? Alongside lawyers from the City you will be helping clients to complete application forms for welfare benefits. This opportunity will improve your client interviewing and writing skills and help to build your confidence when dealing with clients face-to-face. It will also give you the opportunity to work in a legal environment, whilst giving back to the community. Full training is given and we can generally pay your travel costs.
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