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Reference Number 10262
Position Title Volunteer Co-ordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Organisation Business Support
Location Salvos Legal
Award/Enterprise Agreement Award Free
Position Summary
  • Award Winning Law Firm
  • Social Enterprise with real community outcomes
  • Part Time - Flexible work arrangements available

Salvos Legal is an award-winning social enterprise law firm owned by The Salvation Army.  We act for NSW and Federal Government agencies, ASX 200 companies, SMEs, Not-for-Profits and individuals.  Uniquely, all of our profits fund our humanitarian arm, Salvos Legal Humanitarian, which provides free legal services to vulnerable members of the community.

Our firm was recognised as the 2014 Law Firm of the Year in the Australian Law Awards and was awarded Australian Law Firm of the Year (up to 100 lawyers) and Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year at the 2016 and 2017 Australasian Law Awards.

The Role…

We are on the hunt for a Volunteer Co-ordinator to co-ordinate the recruitment and ongoing engagement of our team of volunteers. The ideal candidate will have excellent time management, be hard working, have an ability to work autonomously, and take initiative. The role is part-time, for a maximum of 22.8 hours per week (can be undertaken over 3-5 days per week) and will be based out of our Headquarters in Sydney (151 Castlereagh Street).

Salvos Legal is fortunate to have a strong volunteer program, currently engaging almost 300 volunteers across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. The volunteers comprise solicitors, migration agents, barristers, paralegals, interpreters, administrative assistants and pastoral care workers. They are vital to the operations of the firm and in the delivery of both pro bono and commercial legal services in the advancement of our community purpose.

You ….

To secure this exciting opportunity you will possess tertiary or vocational qualifications in a relevant discipline or at least 2 years’ experience in volunteer or human resources administration. Law firm or charity sector experience would be highly regarded but not essential. You will be seeking the opportunity to join a team where you can deliver quality services and make a positive difference.  You will have a customer service focus.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders.  You will demonstrate initiative in problem solving and a desire to work with people in a friendly, personable and positive way.  

Applications will close when a suitable candidate is found.


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Contact Person Elise Adams
Contact Number (02) 9466 3025
Closing Date 10/08/2017
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.