There are a number of ways that individuals can help. If you have experience in the following areas, or others that might be useful, please get in touch.
- Migration agents
- PLT students
- Support Services
- Graphic design and marketing
- Web design
- Community engagement
Lawyers and Migration Agents
Anti-Slavery Australia utilises an extensive pro bono lawyers’ network to supplement our onsite lawyers. Members range from lawyers at large commercial law firms, to sole practitioners and barristers. If you are a qualified legal professional or migration agent and would like to assist our work please send an email attaching your CV and brief description of how you think you could contribute to our organisation contact us.
We take on a limited number of Practical Legal Training (PLT) students each semester to provide research assistance for casework and policy work and assist with office and file management. Due to our limited resources, all PLT placements are unpaid. If you are a student who will be undertaking your PLT within the next 6 months and would like to explore the possibility of completing your placement with Anti-Slavery Australia, please contact us.
All students need to complete . Please send an email attaching the form and your CV and providing a brief description of how you think you could contribute to our organisation to with PLT PLACEMENT in the subject line.
Some victims of slavery and trafficking in Australia need basic assistance and services that lie outside our legal system. People who have recently experienced slavery or human trafficking are often in crisis in several areas of their lives. They may be homeless, in immigration detention or prison, living in a shelter, hospitalised or living with others in the community.
In addition to and legal services, victims need long-term care and support in the following areas:
- social work.
- transitional and/or permanent housing.
- English language training.
- vocational training and assessment.
- education services.
- ongoing medical treatment.
- specialised and preventive health care.
- mental health services, peer counselling.
- workers rights and human rights training.
If you have skills that you believe could be used to assist our clients, please send an email attaching your CV and providing a brief description of how you think you could contribute to our organisation to with SUPPORT SERVICES in the subject line.
Are you good at writing grants or organising events, getting prizes together for gala dinner, coming up with new fundraising ideas and working in a team? If so, get in contact with Beau Neilson and have a chat about how you could work together. See the calibre of previous fundraising events we have put together here.
Graphic Design and Marketing Volunteer
Anti-Slavery is always seeking new and visually interesting ways to tell the Australian community that slavery still exists and what to do about it. We are seeking marketing volunteers with graphic design experience who understand social media and high value, low cost solutions If you have a knack for design and conveying difficult ideas in a simple way, send us an email.
Web Designer Volunteer
Updating the back end of websites can be a tricky and expensive business so we are looking for an eager web expert who can update and add to our existing website. Applicant must be good with Joomla and some creative flair wouldn’t hurt! Contact us for more information.
Forced Marriage and Forced Labour Youth Advocates
We seek engaging and passionate young people to join our Forced Marriage and Forced Labour Youth Advocate Teams. Members of these teams volunteer a few hours per month to help raise awareness of these issues through events and community engagement. Meetings are held monthly to provide supervision and direction to the efforts of each youth advocate, with research and engagement activities being managed individually by each person between meetings.
The Youth Advocates initiative is run in coordination with the Outreach and Advocacy division of Anti-Slavery Australia under the supervision of Kate Fitzgerald (Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator).
IMPORTANT NOTE: All volunteers at Anti-Slavery Australia must agree to be bound by a written undertaking, to the effect that they will:
- respect the confidentiality and privacy of our clients;
- comply with our volunteers’ policy, and;
- abide by the principles set out in the