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Afghanistan and Central Asian Association
The Afghanistan and Central Asian Association (ACAA) works with Afghans and Central Asians living away from their homeland, providing them with the support, skills and knowledge to live and prosper in the UK.Our wide range of services includes English language classes, employment workshops, a women’s support group, a Saturday school and homework club, youth and family support services, drop-in…

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.

  • To act as a point of contact for law firms providing pro bono services to the ACAA's beneficiaries.
  • To follow up with law firms about legal support provided to clients between every legal advice session.
  • To complete administration for the ACAA's legal services.
  • To promote and advertise the ACAA's legal services.
  • To write and proofread external communications from the ACAA.
  • To write and proof read blog posts and articles for the ACAA.
  • To assist individuals who ask the charity for legal assistance by providing basic information.
  • To work with other volunteers to secure funding for all ACAA projects.
Who will the volunteers be working with?
Clients that come to the clinic or to the organisation for assistance and other volunteers at the organisation.
Full support to be provided to the successful applicant

Time commitment

Office hours are Monday to Friday from 11 AM to 6 PM. Commitment levels are flexible, but Legal Affairs Interns should ideally be able to commit to 1-2 full days a week.

UCL Departments

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.