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Volunteers sought for Child Law Advice Service

Child Law Advice Service





Coram Children's Legal Centre (CCLC) is a national charity committed to promoting children's rights in the UK and worldwide. CCLC provides legal information and advice to children, young people, their families and carers.

The Child Law Advice Service has operated a telephone helpline offering legal advice to parents, carers and young people for over 10 years.  The Child Law Advice Service was launched on the 1st April 2015 as a digital first service with an intensive legal advice line available for clarifying questions: www.childlawadvice.org.uk

We provide free legal resources with advice and information on all aspects family, child and education law affecting children and families. 

We also operate a limited intensive support telephone line for complex matters and clarifying questions. 

We are looking for legal students or people with a legal qualification with an interest in family, child or education law to assist us on our legal helpline and with developing our legal resources.

The purpose of this role is to support parents, carers and young people who are experiencing difficulties accessing legal advice and representation in the areas of Family, Child and Education law. You will join a team of experienced legal advisors responsible for providing legal advice via our telephone helpline.

This role is a volunteer placement and we require someone to dedicate 1 day a week for a minimum of three months. 

For more information please visit http://childlawadvice.org.uk/clas/volunteer/ where you will also be able to download an application pack. 

If you have any questions please email CLAS@coramclc.org.uk 

Please note we will be accepting application up until the 31st August 2017 but we are looking for people to volunteer as soon as possible.