There are lots of ways to support our work.

We are constantly seeking donations so that we can increase our capacity to advocate for children and young people. Please consider donating now.

We have a range of volunteering opportunities and are always immensely grateful for any offers of support. Find out more about how you can volunteer.

We also work with a wide variety of partners, from local authorities to NGOs to law firms. If you’re interested in discovering how we could work together, please explore our Partner section.

WORK WITH US

Vacancy: Experienced Immigration Solicitor/Senior Caseworker

(IAAS Level 2)

with a focus on the rights of children and young people

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced (5 years +) solicitor or senior caseworker to join our dynamic and supportive team and to use your legal skills to contribute to change for children and young people.

The role will focus on the rights of children and young people subject to immigration control, with an initial focus on asylum work, and the potential to develop other aspects.

The candidate must be an experienced IAAS Level 2 or above Asylum & Immigration Solicitor, be able to work effectively with partner agencies in the voluntary sector, and should have the ability to deliver work outside office hours from time to time to meet the needs of our young clients and to ensure their voices inform our work. 

Salary:  £37,000 to £41,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Leave: 29 days plus bank holidays.

Closing date for applications:  12th September 2022 at 5pm (applications to be returned to recruitment@islingtonlaw.org.uk)

Download the application pack: 

Job Description

Person Specification

Information for Applicants

Application Form

Volunteer

As a charity we depend on the support of volunteers—both those who are in the legal field, and individuals with other skills.

Universities and law firms: we run a number of different volunteering projects, including with city law firms. We also work on volunteer projects with universities. If you are a university or law firm who would like to work with us, please contact miclu@islingtonlaw.org.uk

Other volunteering opportunities: we are thrilled whenever anyone wants to give their time and skills to help us. However we are a small team without a dedicated volunteer manager. Our needs change regularly, so please check back to see if you could be a good fit. Or alternatively please fill in this form and we’ll contact you.

Current skills needed:

  • Communications volunteer: we are looking for an experienced communications professional to support us share the work that we do. If you are a self-starter with bags of initiative, and if have experience running social media campaigns, drafting press releases, writing blogs and managing website content as well as an understanding of the NGO / human rights sector, we would love to hear from you.
  • Fundraising volunteer: we need support both strategically and on the ground to develop a self-sustaining fundraising stream. If you know how to raise funds through writing grants proposals, running campaigns or approaching corporations and high-net worth individuals, please get in touch with us.

Other skills:

Can you do something we aren’t asking for? We’d love to hear from you. Please fill in this form.

Partner

We work with a range of partners—funders, pro bono supporters, as well as other legal and youth organisations, NGOs and local authorities who share our vision. We also provide expertise and support to a number of organisations as external consultants on a range of legal issues.

Please take a look at What we do and look at some of the specialist projects we have developed to date with partners and other organisations. If you think we might be able to support your work, please get in touch with us at miclu@islingtonlaw.org.uk.