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Northern Community Legal Centre
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesLegal and Human Rights, Multiculturalism and Diversity
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 11 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 13 Dec 2019
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Community Lawyer

Northern Community Legal Centre
Northern Community Legal Centre
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesLegal and Human Rights, Multiculturalism and Diversity
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 11 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 13 Dec 2019

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.

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and covering letter addressing the key selection criteria to mnolan@northernclc.org.au, using the subject line: Community Lawyer application via EthicalJobs. Applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered.

For more information call Marquita Nolan, Legal Practice Manager on 03 9310 4376.

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