Volunteer Fundraising Assistant


Are you interested in administrative not-for-profit work that will help to innovate access to justice?

Are you interested in helping to support the fundraising efforts of Marrickville Legal Centre?

MLC is looking for a volunteer fundraiser to join the fundraising team.

About MLC:

Marrickville Legal Centre (MLC) offers free legal advice and assistance to the community of the inner-west, south-west, southern suburbs of Sydney, and beyond. There are 1.5 million people living in our key catchment: that’s 30 percent of Sydney’s total population. MLC provides access to justice through the provision of legal services, law reform and community legal education, particularly for people who are disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances.

About the role:

The Volunteer Fundraiser will support the Fundraising Officer and assist the work of Marrickville Legal Centre by developing and enacting strategies that promote and publicise the work of the Centre, as well as raising funds to support our work and vision to provide access to #JusticeForUsAll. The volunteer will also help organise in-person fundraising and community engagement events and work closely with the Communications team to raise awareness of our work.


  • Training and induction provided by MLC
  • Work closely with MLC management and board
  • Gain fundraising and communication skills
  • Opportunities to develop in the role and advance to more challenging roles in the legal centre
  • Personal fulfilment and opportunity to meet new people
  • Work with those passionate about social justice issues
  • Network with MLC community and pro bono legal partners
  • Flexible hours
  • Pet-friendly office

How to apply:

Please fill out the form below or email Mickey Suzuki at marai@mlc.org.au with your resume and cover letter.

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    How to apply:

    Please fill out the form above or email Mickey Suzuki at marai@mlc.org.au with your resume and cover letter.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to email Mickey.