Jobs & volunteering

Office Volunteers

ASAP is recruiting for an Office Volunteer who will provide vital administrative support to ASAP's Duty Scheme and busy office. Office Volunteers contribute to the smooth-running of ASAP's free legal representation service and to the success of our litigation and policy work by maintaining robust data collection and filing systems. A key part of the role is processing appeal papers for asylum seekers who are referred to us for representation, liaising with Tribunal staff, law firms and voluntary sector organisations. It also involves assisting with events, research and promoting ASAP's work.

If you have any questions about the role please contact the Duty Scheme Coordinator Lilly: / 0203 716 0284 ext 204.

If you wish to apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your motivation and suitability for the role to Lilly Barritt before 4th September 2017.

Volunteer Lawyers


Solicitors are recruited on an annual basis to participate in our duty scheme for free legal representation at the Asylum Support Tribunal through agreements between ASAP and law firms. 


ASAP recruits barristers on an annual basis who can help us with our Duty Scheme at the First-tier Tribunal (Asylum Support), London. The Duty Scheme provides free legal representation for asylum seekers who are otherwise unrepresented during their asylum support appeal hearings.  If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting volunteering opportunity, please send an email to and and put “FAO Duty Scheme Coordinator” in the subject line.  You need to have your own insurance and court/tribunal advocacy experience.

Please note that duty scheme volunteer opportunities are not suitable for students.

We are not currently recruiting Volunteer Lawyers.


ASAP is recruiting for a Duty Scheme Assistant. This is an essential role to help us run our duty scheme representation at the Asylum Support Tribunal.

The purpose of the post is:

- To provide administrative support to the duty scheme
- Ensure ASAP’s office at the Tribunal is regularly maintained
- Assist the Duty Scheme Co-ordinator with the administration of ASAP’s destitution event and network meetings.

This is a full time post 35 hours per week, based at our East London Offices.

Salary is £23,804 including inner London Weighting

ASAP also offers 5% contribution to pension, season ticket loans and childcare vouchers.

For more information about the post please see the application pack below

To apply please fill out the following application form PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CV's

The closing date for applications is Monday 11th September 2017 9am

Interviews will take place Wednesday 20th September 2017

Please email completed applications to and with the header PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL or post them marked “private and confidential” to Hazel Williams, ASAP, Studio 11&12, Container City Building, 48 Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, E14 OFN

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the post, please contact Hazel or Lilly on 020 3716 0284 (ex 208)


Office Volunteer Role Description Aug 2017

Duty Scheme Assistant Application Pack

Application Form DSA