Our Welfare Benefits Team is currently recruiting for new volunteers!
As a volunteer paralegal with Islington Law Centre’s Welfare Benefits Team, you will support caseworkers in all aspects of their work: including dealing with correspondence, preparing appeal bundles, recording statistical information, case file management and policy work. Training, close supervision & support will be provided.
You will be given the opportunity to shadow caseworkers at client interviews and Tribunal hearings, and be involved in various community events.
You will play a key role in our weekly form filling clinic, assisting clients to complete complex welfare benefit application forms.
We hope volunteering at the Law Centre will provide an interesting and valuable experience within a friendly and supported environment.
Travel expenses and lunch will be paid.
Requirements: we ask that you be available to volunteer for at least two days per week and must be available on Wednesday’s.
The deadline to apply is 6 January 2016.