Public Interest Law Careers Guide - Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc

Field of Law

Community legal centres

Stage of Career

Secondary students; Undergraduates; Practising lawyers

Contact details

Address: 5, Osborne Avenue, Springvale, VIC 3171
Phone: (03) 9545 7400
Visit the Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc
Email: info@smls.org.au

Description of Organisation

Number of legal positions within organisation:

10

Information for secondary schools

Do you have work experience placements for secondary school students?

Yes

Contact person for work experience placements:

Di Roberts

Do you host school trips or send speakers to schools?

Yes – through Community Development

Contact person for school trip and/or speakers:

Kei Judd

Information for university students/graduates

What sort of volunteer/internship opportunities are available?

Volunteer Night Service

Contact person for volunteers:

Trang Nguyen

Information for practising lawyers

What are you looking for in a permanent employee?

Relevant experience, appropriate qualifications

What prior work is viewed favourably?

Family Law and Civil Litigation

On average, how many positions become available per year?

Max - 1

How many applications do you receive for these?

15 to 20

Where do you advertise your positions?

Ethical jobs, Seek, SMLS Website, Federation Sector News

Do you use a recruitment agency?

No

Advice for applicants:

Genuine interest in social justice even if limited experience

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