Join the Centre

Join the Centre for Criminal Appeals' small but dedicated team of lawyers, advocates and investigators! 


Work for us

We currently have no open vacancies. Please check back regularly for advertised opportunities.


We are always looking for committed and dedicated volunteers to join our team of advocates. As a volunteer, you will be able to work directly on our cases, support intake and screening, help us to create comms content and do background research on cases.

We ask for a minimum commitment of a day of week for three months. Volunteers must be able to work within normal working hours to allow suitable supervision, and travel to our London offices. In exceptional circumstances, we may consider remote working. 

Regrettably, we are unable to cover volunteer expenses, as we are a small, under-resourced charity. However, upon successful completion of placements, references can be provided. 

Please note that all volunteers will be required to sign non-disclosure agreements.

Send an email to with a CV and cover letter explaining your interest in volunteering at the Centre. 

Placements are considered on a rolling basis. 


Resource Development Intern

We are recruiting a Resource Development volunteer to help with the Centre’s fundraising efforts over the summer.

Role Description: We are looking for an individual with:

  • A keen interest in criminal justice issues and a desire to help people who have been subject to injustice; 
  • Excellent written communication skills and in particular the ability to write persuasively; 
  • Strong organisational and research skills; 
  • Excellent attention to detail; 
  • Previous grant writing or fundraising experience (preferred, but not a requirement).

Dates: Flexible start and end, minimum commitment 1 month, ideally starting in July

Application: Please send a CV, Cover Letter and completed written test to Applications are due by 5pm June 8th 2018. Applications should be sent with the subject ‘Resource Development Intern’. The written test can be downloaded here.

Pay: Unfortunately, as we are a very small charity, this opportunity is unpaid. Please note that this role is primarily based in London, though occasional remote working can be considered.