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Becoming a Legal Literacy Volunteer with LCLC

Who are Legal Literacy Volunteers?


  • Are Local
  • Help people complete/understand forms and documents of all kinds
  • Want to help empower others in their community
  • Are screened for suitability to perform the role
  • Receive full training and ongoing support from Launceston Community Legal Centre
  • Enter a binding confidentiality agreement to maintain client confidentiality
  • Work within strict guidelines
  • Work at local Neighbourhood Houses, Centrelink and LCLC
  • DO NOT give legal advice
  • Learn lots
  • Meet people and enjoy what they do
  • Receive recognition for work done

If you are interested in finding out more about joining our team of volunteers, telephone our Legal Literacy Program Coordinator on 6334 1577.

We ask all potential Legal Literacy Volunteers to provide:

  • Your resume
  • The details of two referees


Current Training Program for Legal Literacy Volunteers and Potential Volunteers

All volunteers need to complete the Basic Induction Program before they can become a fully fledged Legal Literacy Volunteer. This consists of four sessions.

  • Basic Introduction; 
  • Ethics and Self Care
  • Letter Writing
  • Centrelink Basics – including forms


These courses will be run in Launceston and across the north during 2019 as demand determines.

In addition during 2019 we will be running a series of Community Legal Education sessions on a variety of themes. These are open to all interested members of the public.  For more information on sessions in your area or to arrange a talk for your community group please ring 6334 1577.

Our Volunteers attend these information sessions, in their local area, as part of their ongoing training. 

2019 LCLC Training Calendar…watch this space, new items added as they are scheduled!





Monday 16 September 2019 

1pm for a 1.30pm start

 LLV team meeting with talks from David Murray, Financial Information Service officer and priscilla Community Engagement officer with the Department of Human Services

Ravenswood Community Health Centre

39-41 Lambert St Ravenswood


Thursday 29 August 2019

10.30am to 3.30pm



 Ethics 101 and Self Care for LLVs  St Helens Neighbourhood House

25 Circassian St

 Coming in October 2019


Legal Literacy training workshops in Beconsfield

Beaconsfield Neighbourhood House, 330 Grubb St  























To RSVP for any of these sessions or for further information please contact Legal Literacy Program on 63341577 or email


If you think you might be interested in finding out more,
contact our Legal Literacy Program Coordinator on 6334 1577 today.