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Community Lawyer


Employer: Springvale Monash Legal Service
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 12 October, 2018.
Applications close: 02 November, 2018. (Expired)

  • Are you passionate about advocating for disadvantaged community members and making a difference?
  • Are you committed to promoting access to justice for young people?
  • Would you like to be a part of a leading community legal centre located in Melbourne’s South East?

About the Position

Springvale Monash Legal Service (SMLS) a dynamic community organisation offering free, confidential legal advice to all members of our diverse community. 

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Community Lawyer to join the team at SMLS. While the position will be primarily based in SMLS’s School Lawyer Program, regular days will also be spent in the SMLS office in Springvale.

This position provides legal assistance, advice and case work for vulnerable clients facing difficult situations. This is an excellent role if you are looking to develop your career, expand your opportunities and broaden your legal skills.

About You

You are a highly motivated individual who possesses an understanding legal practice within a multi-disciplinary framework, including a willingness to work with vulnerable and disadvantaged community members.  

Employee Conditions:

  • This position reports to the Executive Director.
  • This is a full time fixed term 12 months with a possibility of extending
  • SCHCADS Award subject to experience

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.