Opportunities to join BGCLS as staff or as a volunteer are available at various times throughout the year, dependent on funding and availability.
Family Violence Lawyer-Horsham Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service (BGCLS) is offering a rewarding opportunity for a part-time (22.8 hours per week) Family Violence Lawyer to provide services in Horsham. As a Family Violence Lawyer you will provide high quality advice, casework, community legal education and court representation to clients in the Horsham region and Family Violence Intervention Order Duty Lawyer Service at Horsham Magistrates' Court. This role will work collaboratively with a range of key stakeholders including court staff, police prosecutors, Victoria Legal Aid Duty Lawyers and support services. Occasional travel between Ballarat & Horsham will be required.
Volunteers are integral to the establishment and maintenance of our service delivery model, which is fundamentally different to the services available elsewhere in the private legal system. Volunteer Solicitors must have a current practising certificate.
We note that our volunteer programs are currently suspended, however if you would like to volunteer, please send an email to reception.
Further Education Student Placement
BGCLS provides a variety of opportunities for university students in various areas of study including Law, Social Work and Criminal Justice.
We note that our student placement programs are currently suspended, however if you would like to be considered for student placement, please contact send an email to reception.