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Legal volunteering opportunities

Volunteering is about giving something back to the community and helping others, but it's a great way to develop yourself too. You can learn new skills and gain hands-on experience in a law environment. This can complement the academic and theoretical skills you already have from your degree.

The LSE Volunteer Centre is here to help LSE students find a volunteering placement at a charity or not-for-profit organisation during your time studying at LSE.

On LSE CareerHub we often list law related volunteering opportunities. Some of these can be seen below.

Latest opportunities on CareerHub

Dementia Befriending

1 Mar 2019
London Borough of Camden Greater London United Kingdom
Befriending people who live in Camden borough who have dementia or memory loss and providing social contact and a link with the local community.

Advocacy and Support Volunteer

18 Apr 2018
London - Islington Greater London United Kingdom
Detention Action is a small cutting edge NGO working in the field of human rights. We support people in Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centres and London prisons by giving emotional and practical support and advice over the phone and in person.

Volunteer Interpreter

31 Jul 2018
England United Kingdom
Detention Action is a small cutting edge NGO working in the field of human rights. We support people in the two immigration detention centres near Heathrow alongside London prisons and the Verne in Dorset, providing emotional and practical support and advice over the phone and in person.

Legal Affairs Intern

31 May 2018
london Greater London United Kingdom
An opportunity for a law student 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.

The Social Mobility Foundation - Support the next generation of aspiring professionals

2 Apr 2018
London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds, Glasgow Greater London United Kingdom
The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) is looking for enthusiastic and inspiring volunteer mentors to support high-achieving sixth form students from low-income backgrounds as part of their Aspiring Professionals Programme in 2018.

Helpline Volunteer

30 Sep 2018
London Greater London United Kingdom
Our Court Service provides support to families who have a loved one going through a trial or sentencing. We operate at numerous crown and magistrates courts throughout London. Become a helpline volunteer to help the families of individuals on trial.

Court Volunteer

30 Sep 2018
England United Kingdom
Volunteers will attend Court on an agreed day each week to provide support and information to families and friends when someone close to them is sentenced or remanded to custody. Volunteers will also be required to promote the organisation and our services to Court staff and legal professionals.

Family Befriender

5 Sep 2018
England United Kingdom
Our Befriending service provide empathetic, non-judgemental support to those whom have a loved one in prison or who have been affected by the criminal justice system.

National Stalking Helpline Volunteer

31 Mar 2018
London, London England United Kingdom
Make the most of your free time, make a difference to people’s lives and gain valuable experience in the voluntary sector with the National Stalking Helpline. We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and empathetic volunteers to respond to incoming calls and emails at the NSH.

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