Legal Assistant Volunteer - Manchester

Contract: Volunteer

Duration: 6 months

Location: Manchester

Salary:  n/a - this is a voluntary (unpaid) position; however, we are able to reimburse reasonable lunch and travel expenses

Job Ref: VA -128

Freedom from Torture is a community-based health care charity dedicated to treating and supporting torture survivors with complex PTSD who seek refuge in the UK. Since 1985 over 50,000 torture survivors have been referred to Freedom from Torture to receive psychological and physical therapies. We also offer practical legal and welfare support, creative groups and services which document torture forensically which enables our clients to process their experiences of torture and trauma and to regain the ability and skills to live a more normal existence.

Thanks to the dedication of our staff and volunteers – as well as scores of passionate supporters and funders – thousands of torture survivors have been able to rebuild their lives in incredibly difficult circumstances.

We are looking for someone who can provide skilled administration and legal research services to Freedom from Torture’s legal and welfare advisers. 

To view the Role Description and Person Specification, please click this link Legal Assistant Role description.doc


Closing date:  Wednesday 14th March 2018 at midnight

Expected date of interviews: 20th and 21st March 2018


Freedom from Torture is striving to be an Equal Opportunities Employer

No agencies please