How to Apply - Volunteer Legal Assistants

Intakes

RLC is changing the structure of its intakes. In future there will be fewer places available in the General Intakes, and more places in the Intensives.

Please note that all information below is subject to change at any time, including dates that intakes may open and close, so please check back here regularly.

 

February-March 2019 General Intake

Half a day per week for 12 months. 

RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. If so, places are likely to be limited. Applications would open 29 January and close 25 February 2019. Volunteers would start between 25 February and 8 March 2019.

Availability requirement (Selection Criteria 5): Available for at least three full half-day shifts per week (Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, Monday to Thursday 2pm-6pm, and Friday 2pm-5pm) for a minimum of twelve months. You will need to offer at least 3 possible shifts, preferably 5, and we will roster you on to one of those shifts.

 

Winter 2019 General Intake

Half a day per week for 12 months, starting between 20 May and 7 June 2019. This intake will suit volunteers who do not have exams in June (such as UNSW students, but open to anyone), as attendance throughout June and July is compulsory.

RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. If so, places are likely to be limited. Applications would open March and close April 2019. Volunteers would start between 20 May and 7 June 2019.

Availability requirement (Selection Criteria 5): Available for at least three full half-day shifts per week (Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, Monday to Thursday 2pm-6pm, and Friday 2pm-5pm) for a minimum of twelve months. You will need to offer at least 3 possible shifts, preferably 5, and we will roster you on to one of those shifts. In addition, you must be available for your rostered shift each week in June and July.

 

Winter Intensive Intake 2019

Volunteers who are only available over the winter break (or UNSW Term 2) may be interested in a Winter Intensive option. Winter Intensive volunteers work for 12 full days, 9am-5pm. You work the same days each week. We can negotiate which days of the week suit you. Options are below:

"That's not an Intensive" Intensive

One day/week for 10-12 weeks. Suits UNSW students. Start between 20 May and 7 June. Finish by 9 August 2019. RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. If so, places are likely to be limited. Applications might open in early 2019.

Early June intensive

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN: Four days/week for 3 weeks: 3 June - 21 June 2019.  Complete the online application form and attach to the form your current resume, and statement addressing the selection criteria. Please number your responses in line with the numbered selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Winter "Less Intense" Intensive

Two days/week for 6 weeks: 24 June - 2 August 2019. RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. Applications might open in early 2019.

June-July Intensive
Four days/week for 3 weeks: 24 June - 12 July 2019. RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. Applications might open in early 2019.

Late July Intensive

Four days/week for 3 weeks: 15 July - 2 August 2019. RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. Applications might open in early 2019.

 

Summer 2019-2020 Intensive Intake

(Please note that Summer 2018-2019 is now full.)

Volunteers who are only available over the 2019-2020 summer break may be interested in a Summer Intensive option. Summer Intensive volunteers work for 12 full weekdays, 9am-5pm. You work the same days each week. You can negotiate the days of the week that suit you.

Choose your intensity level:

  • Four days/week for 3 weeks
  • Three days/week for 4 weeks
  • Two days/week for 6 weeks.

You work in consecutive weeks of your choice. Available weeks:

  • 11-15 November 2019
  • 18-22 November 2019
  • 25-29 November 2019
  • 2-6 December 2019
  • 9-13 December 2019 
  • 16-20 December 2019 [then RLC is closed for the Christmas-New Year fortnight]
  • 6-10 January 2020.

Applications will open during Autumn 2019.

"That's not an Intensive" Summer Intensive

One day/week for 10-12 weeks. Start between 11 and 22 November 2019. Finish by 21 February 2020. RLC will only open this intake if we have vacancies. If so, places are likely to be limited. Applications would open September 2019.

Enquiries

Enquiries: Nick Manning, Front Office Coordinator: info@rlc.org.au