Volunteer Vacancy: Legal Information Service Volunteer
Nasc, the Migrant & Refugee Rights Centre is seeking a Legal Information Service Volunteer from July 2021
Nasc (the Irish word for ‘link’) is an NGO and registered charity based in Cork City. Nasc works with migrants and refugees to advocate and lead for change within Ireland’s immigration and protection systems. Nasc work in close partnership with the HSE Social Inclusion team who provide a range of supports to asylum seekers, refugees and other marginalised groups in our communities. We are currently looking for a volunteer for our busy Legal Information and Support Service.
- Supporting our legal & information service team.
- Assisting with client queries.
- Conducting research relevant to client’s cases.
Essential Volunteer Criteria:
- Law Degree, or another degree with modules relating to law, human rights etc.
- A demonstrated interest in migrant & refugee rights.
- Basic office IT skills.
The volunteer will gain valuable insight into the immigration and international protection systems in Ireland and will gain experience in dealing directly with clients, drafting letters, and using a case management system.
The volunteer should be available for 3-4 days a week for between 3 and 6 months. Suitable applicants who are available for the full 6-month period would be preferred. We will endeavour to be flexible to accommodate other part-time work commitments. Applicants with a second language are particularly encouraged to apply.
The volunteer will be required to attend at our office at 34 Paul Street, Cork City where we have Covid-19 safety protocols in place.
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a short cover letter setting out your interest in volunteering with Nasc.
Closing Date for Applications: 10th of June 2021