Volunteering for us

We are a unique Citizens Advice service covering legal services in the Royal Courts of Justice and Central London Family Court and deliver Citizens Advice Islington. We are able to provide a wide range of volunteering experiences. Please note we are currently recruiting additional members for a number of our subcommittees and advisory boards. These are members of our formal subgroups but not Trustees.

We have volunteer opportunities that cover:

Legal advice – we provide practical work experience for people who have completed their law training (LPC or equivalent) in both our civil and family teams

We also welcome applications from qualified family solicitors as our family legal service facing high levels of demand for free legal advice.

Non-legal roles where you do not need a legal qualification include:

Customer Care –assisting in the receptions at each of our sites.

Data entry – working with our advice teams to collect and enter data

Citizens Advice information and advice roles – our Citizens Advice Islington service deliver advice over the phone and in person and have a range of information and advice roles.

Please see our About Us leaflet for more details about our services and the volunteer roles within our service.

If having read about the roles you would like to apply, please complete the Volunteer Application Form and return it to us by email, to: admin@rcjadvice.org.uk

We hold recruitment interviews in October, January and April in each year but you are welcome to apply at any time and we will advise you about the next available volunteer recruitment interview slot

We have vacancies on the following subcommittees and Boards:

Service Delivery - the Sub-Committee that oversees and monitors our legal services

Citizens Advice Islington - the Advisory Board contributes ideas and views regarding our local Islington service and we welcome applications from residents, or people with a good working knowledge of Islington

Miscarriages of Justice - our Advisory Board oversees our national service for people experiencing a miscarriage of justice who have been released following a successful CCRC referral.

Please refer to the Role profiles.

Please send a 2 page statement setting out how your skills and experience would contribute to the group by 5pm on Monday 2nd September

Sdsc Role Description

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Islington Ab Role Description

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Mjss Advisory Board Role Description

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