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Phone 0117 924 8662, open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

Welfare Benefits Team Communications Volunteer

Closing date: Friday, 31st January 2020

LASP is a project run by the Bristol Law Centre. Volunteer law students work with the Welfare Benefits team to run Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP) appeals to the First-tier Tribunal. We also have an Upper Tribunal project which makes legal challenges to welfare benefits decisions made at the First-Tier Tribunal. All volunteers within the LASP project are given a high level of responsibility and expected to work reliably and to a high standard.

We are currently recruiting a Communications Volunteer who will be able to assist with coordinating volunteers, maintaining contact with clients, and ad hoc administrative support to the Welfare Benefits Casework Assistant. Please see the Job Description and Person specification for more details about this specific role.

Please write a cover letter of up to 500 words. Within your cover letter, please explain how your knowledge and experience is relevant to the Job Description and Person Specification. Please also highlight why you are interested in this position and what skills you will bring to the role.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to

9:00am on Friday 31st January 2020

Interviews:      Friday 7th February

Start date:       mid February

You can download the application pack from the links below:

Communication Volunteer Role Profile

Equalities Monitoring Form


We require LASP volunteers to attend a 4 hour session per week for 40 out of the first 52 weeks of starting on the project which is paramount to the success of the project. (For the same reason we require volunteers to be available for 12 out of the 18 weeks from June to September 2020).