PLEA Volunteer application form
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Academic and professional history
Which university are you attending?
Deakin University (Geelong campus)
Deakin University (other campuses)
La Trobe University
Which course are you studying?
Applicants are required to be studying or have completed a law degree
When do you anticipate finishing your degree?
2018 Semester One
2018 Semester Two
2019 Semester One
2019 Semester Two
Have you taken any of the following law electives?
Have you undertaken any other relevant study?
ie criminal justice, social work, criminology
Please outline any previous relevant volunteer or workplace experience
Please outline any previous relevant leadership experience
Working with PLEA
Why do you wish to volunteer with PLEA and what would you bring to the role?
What are two of the challenges faced by incarcerated people in accessing justice?
How would you explain bail to an accused individual held on remand?
Availability and commitment
PLEA requires the following commitment from all applicants
*a minimum of twelve months with the program
*attending 3-4 sessions per month
*attending professional development once every two months
*attending inductions and other training as required
Are you able to commit to PLEA's program requirements?
Do you have a driver licence and access to a car?
The role requires travel to prisons and justice centres throughout greater Melbourne and/or Geelong, often with limited access to public transport. Volunteers are required to ensure reliable transport to their assigned location.
I am available for the following program slots
Monday 9.15am-1.30pm (including travel to Lara)
Monday and Tuesday 5.00-6.30pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1.30-3.30pm
Tuesday and Friday 9:00-11:30am
Are you available to attend an interview on 30 June and new starter training on 15 July
30 June only
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