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Special Constables

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Do you have the time to give and enthusiasm to make a difference? British Transport Police is looking for Community Support Volunteers and Special Constables to work alongside local police teams to make a difference to your community.

Opportunity: Academic Year Casework Volunteers

This Casework Volunteer position is a fantastic opportunity to obtain unique exposure to the Bar as a profession and to a wide range of areas of law. You will also learn a great deal about the needs of litigants in person.


Opportunity: Psychology / Mental Health Placement Student

A placement with us is an opportunity to work directly with a diverse client group, make a significant impact, and learn about the changing landscape of mental health and social care, and voluntary and community services.


Community Champion

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Repowering London are leaders in community energy. This volunteering opportunity offers the chance to get a real insight in to the inner workings of community energy projects across London. Community engagement is at the heart of everything Repowering do and we are looking for volunteers who are keen to learn about this aspect of community energy. There are also opportunities within our technical, financial and legal teams from time to time.

Opportunity: Special Constables

Special Constables are volunteer police officers. Trained by BTP you will give your spare time to provide a vital link between the regular police and your local community. Once trained, you will have the same powers and wear the same uniform as regular officers and will take on a variety of tasks.


Opportunity: International Victim Volunteer

To support the International Visitor Victim Service


Trainee Adviser & Advocate

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We operate a busy advice service supporting over 9,000 people every year. As well as our ability to offer volunteers a reference from one of our solicitors, we have a travel and a lunch allowance and will provide interns with: training, development opportunities and experience of working in a friendly, legal environment. This opportunity is for current students and alumni, of any discipline, who would like to assist clients alongside pro bono lawyers from the City and to help clients complete application forms for welfare benefits.

Opportunity: Paralegal Volunteer/Intern

Under the supervision of a solicitor, we provide volunteers / interns with training and legal work experience, whilst they offer advice to some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

This opportunity is for current UCL students and alumni, of any discipline.


Metropolitan Police Special Constable

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?Metropolitan Special Constabulary: Exceptional volunteers meeting an extraordinary challenge?

Metropolitan Special Constables are volunteer Police Officers. Volunteering around 16 hours a month, you need to be able to cope with the unexpected and have the confidence to deal with people and challenging situations.

Opportunity: Legal Affairs Intern

An opportunity for a law student or graduate to take up a place in a small charity working with refugees and migrants in the UK. The successful applicant will become the Legal Team Leader and be responsible for the running of the ACAA’s free bi-monthly legal clinic, alongside other volunteer tasks. This role would particularly suit a law graduate with an interest in family and immigration law.


Opportunity: Welfare Benefit Unit Volunteers

To assist clients to completing welfare benefit applications, including some online applications.
To assist with statistical reports from the form filling clinic
To support caseworkers with welfare benefits casework including requesting medical evidence, drafting letters to the DWP


Psychology / Mental Health Placement Student

If you’re a student or graduate looking for more experience in the mental health sector and are keen to challenge yourself

A placement with us is an opportunity to work directly with a diverse client group, make a significant impact, and learn about the changing landscape of mental health and social care, and voluntary and community services.

Opportunity: Adviceline Assessor

Your role will be to provide perform initial phone consultations with clients.


Help Through Crisis Research Assistant

Community Links are recruiting a volunteer within the Help Through Crisis team to work on a research task developing and producing a directory of services for individuals and families in need in Newham. The role involves desk-based research and agency site visits where necessary and would suit a student of any discipline with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Community Links offers a travel and lunch allowance and the volunteer will gain experience working on an innovative project for a well-established community charity.

Opportunity: Help Through Crisis Research Assistant

Research task to carry out an independent project developing and producing a directory of services for individuals and families in need in Newham. The directory is a hugely important resource for people facing extreme hardship or crisis, as well as the professionals supporting them, and no such comprehensive, up to date resource currently exists in Newham.


Legal Affairs Intern

The Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA) is a successful frontline Afghan charity set up in 2001 and is now providing an opportunity for a law student or graduate to take up a place in the charity working with refugees and migrants in the UK. The successful applicant will become the Legal Team Leader and be responsible for the running of the ACAA’s free bi-monthly legal clinic, alongside other volunteer tasks. This role would particularly suit a law graduate with an interest in family and immigration law.

Opportunity: Information & Advice Team

Good quality Information and Advice is vital for Camden’s older people. Volunteers can support this service in lots of ways; - Information Desk Role - giving Information to personal and telephone callers to our Information Desk - Advice Support Role - supporting our advice team after appointments with telephone calls and paperwork - Trainee Advice Role - direct client support - Advice Role - for trained advice workers who have time to give Volunteers can apply to undertake a mix and match of rolls dependent upon experience and time available


Opportunity: Metropolitan Police Special Constable

As a special constable you’ll tackle crime, test your limits, make our communities safer and gain a wealth of skills and experience. You’ll work alongside and support regular officers in one of the biggest, most diverse capitals in the world, and have the same responsabilities as they do.


Welfare Benefit Unit Volunteers

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Help Deliver Access to Justice!

We are looking for volunteers to (mainly) assist with our form filling clinic on Wednesdays. We assist people to complete welfare benefit application forms (e.g. for Personal Independence Payments). These forms are long and can be confusing for applicants who unaided often struggle to complete them to obtain the benefits the law says they should have. We have an excellent success rate and if claims are not successful people can be referred to welfare benefit caseworkers for advice.

Opportunity: Citizenship & Crime Project Leader

We are currently looking for a new Project Leader for Citizenship and Crime; for more information, please contact our Admin Team.

Manages all aspects of the Student-Led Project “Citizenship and Crime” including planning the project, completing the risk assessment, recruiting and managing the volunteers, developing partnerships with external organisations and evaluating the project.