Get involved with us
MAKE A DONATION
Moonee Valley Legal Service welcomes donations to our service. All donations made are tax deductible.
Cash donations can be made in person at our head office at 13a Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale VIC 3032.
Donations via Cheque should be made out to ‘Moonee Valley Legal Service Inc’ and posted to 13a Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale VIC 3032.
EFT payments and electronic transfers
To make a donation via EFT or electronic bank transfer, please contact us for further details.
Goods, Services and Equipment
If you would like to make a donation of goods, services or equipment, please contact us for further details.
BECOME A MEMBER
Our service encourages a broad membership base of people who live, work or study in the City of Moonee Valley. Members of MVLS have the opportunity to provide feedback to the service and attend our Annual General Meeting.
Members of the service may also have the opportunity to join our Committee of Management, who oversee the strategic direction of our service and are elected each year at the Annual General Meeting.
If you are interested in becoming a member of Moonee Valley Legal Service, please download and complete our membership form.
Our service relies heavily on the support of volunteers to assist us in providing services to the local community. MVLS currently has 50 volunteers assisting the service, including members of the Committee of Management, pro-bono lawyers, law students and administration support volunteers.
We will advertise our vacancies here when they are available.
Want to know what it’s like to volunteer at Moonee Valley Legal Service? See what our volunteers have to say
Rayan’s volunteer profile
How long have you been volunteering with MVLS?
“I have been volunteering at MVLS for two months.”
Why did you decide to get involved with MVLS? What was your motivation for volunteering?
“I decided to volunteer at MVLS to gain practical legal knowledge whilst studying my JD at university. Another factor which motivated me to volunteer at MVLS is contributing to helping members of my community with their legal issues and helping them find a solution.”
What do you like to do outside of volunteering?
“Outside of volunteering I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I also am into studying, playing and watching sports.”
What is your favourite thing about volunteering?
“Sitting in with the lawyers when they deal with their clients and getting a first-hand experience of the interaction between the lawyer and the client. Also, receiving advice from the lawyers on how to deal with different circumstances.”
What has surprised you in your role?
“What had surprised me most about the role is the responsibilities that the volunteers have in the office and how much we contribute to MVLS. The support provided by the staff at MVLS is also extremely helpful, allowing for the volunteers to quickly settle in and feel comfortable to ask for help when required.”
What would you say to someone who was thinking about volunteering with
“It’s an opportunity not worth missing. Volunteering with the MVLS is exceptionally beneficial for an individual who would like to develop skills working in a legal and team environment. MVLS helps you appreciate giving back to the community whilst also gaining knowledge from and working with practising lawyers.”