ID: 157661

Volunteer Legal Manager

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Across: Perth WA, Adelaide SA, Darwin NT, Brisbane City QLD, Melbourne VIC, Sydney NSW

About this opportunity

**Who we are **

FOXG1 Foundation Australia is a charity dedicated to raising awareness of FOXG1 and trying to find a cure for FOXG1. By studying FOXG1, we can also understand to prevent or cure diseases such as autism, Alzheimer's, epilepsy, and schizophrenia.

**Benefits for Volunteers **

  • We provide references for all our volunteers. (Note – You need to volunteer for at least 4 months.)
  • You will receive a volunteer certificate
  • We provide mentorship and training for people who want a job or looking for a job
  • We also provide people the skills to be competitive in the workforce
  • The work the volunteer has done can be used as a portfolio piece

Volunteer Description

  • Provide legal assistance to our charity
  • Undertake any paralegal task such as organising submissions and applications
  • Perform legal research on issue
  • Collaborate with other departments regarding reporting, annual reports, and general meetings
  • Able to draft contracts
  • Assist in the implementation of legal systems such as contract management systems
  • Review and analyse the policies from a legal stand point and provide recommendations throughout the policies provided.
  • Provide some insights on how to prepare the legal counsel throughout the foundation.


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Counselling & Help Line
  • Disability Support
  • Education & Training
  • Fundraising & Events
  • Governance, Boards & Committees
  • IT & Web Development
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Research, Policy & Analysis
  • Seniors & Aged Care
  • Translating & Interpreting
  • Writing & Editing