Northern Community Legal Centre provides advice, casework and community legal education to priority client groups, including victims of family violence, refugees and the newly arrived, people diagnosed with a mental illness, young people aged 25 and those experiencing systemic injustice. Our main office is in Broadmeadows and we assist clients at a range of outreach locations and at the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court.
The Community lawyer will:
- Provide high quality legal assistance to priority clients in the Hume, Moreland and Mitchell Shire local government areas with a focus on refugees and the newly arrived.
- Work with priority client groups, community organisations and other stakeholders to raise awareness of NCLC’s service, and to ensure our services are appropriately targeted at NCLC’s priority clients.
- Develop and implement community legal education programs and other projects aimed at increasing access to justice among our priority clients in our region.
A full position description is available below.