Public Interest Law Careers Guide - Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby
Field of Law
Stage of Career
Address: PO Box 21305, Little Lonsdale Street, Victoria 8011
Phone: 0417 484 438
Visit The Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby website
Contact person: Seah Mulcahy
Description of Organisation
The Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby works towards equality, social justice and human rights for members of the LGBTIQ community. The VGLRL achieves its goals through representation, advocacy and working with the media.
As a community based lobby group, the VGLRL works with and for the community, along with non-profit, health and representatives of government agencies to create positive change in the area of human rights and policy development.
Information for university students/graduates or practising lawyers
What are you looking for in a volunteer?
Understanding of lbgti issues, basic legal knowledge and legal research skills. Enthusiasm.
Volunteers will be required to write submissions, adhere to deadlines and engage in legal research.
What electives/areas of study are viewed favourably?
Preferably law students, however, anybody that possesses basic legal knowledge is most welcome
How many volunteers do you take a year?
Roughly 12 a year but varies
How does one apply:
Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experience, what interests them about volunteering etc.
What sort of volunteer opportunities are available?
Volunteers interested in researching Queer issues and writing submissions to government are welcome to apply.
Contact person for volunteers
Co-convener (see above)