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Capacity Building Coordinator

Community Legal Centres Australia

About Us

Community Legal Centres Australia (CLCs Australia) is the national peak body for the community legal sector across Australia. We are an independent, non-profit organisation established to support the community legal sector and ensure provision of free and accessible legal and related services to everyday people, including people experiencing discrimination and disadvantage.

Our members are the State and Territory peak bodies of community legal centres. Together, our organisations represent more than 170 community legal centres, Family Violence Prevention Legal Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services across Australia.

About the Role

The Capacity Building Coordinator assists in the delivery of the CLCs Australia Capacity Building Program for community legal centres nationally.

Responsibilities include assisting with:

  • Our national accreditation program
  • Learning and professional development (e.g. conference, webinars, specific skills development)
  • Insurance and other bulk purchasing initiatives
  • the Risk Management framework for centres
  • Resource development (e.g. toolkits, guides and standards)
  • Collecting and analysing sector data and research
  • Various committees and working groups focused on the sector

Salary will range between $76k and $99k depending on experience with salary packaging available.

About You

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or or substantial practical experience
  • Excellent program and/or project management skills and experience, including strategic thinking and planning
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing high quality, responsive client services
  • Demonstrated high level facilitation, negotiation and written and verbal communication skills
  • Digital competency including using the Microsoft 365 suite.
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • Service or quality standards/ performance assessment of community organisations
    • Experience in, and understanding of insurance (including for example, insurance law, claims management or similar)
    • Events management
    • Learning, training and development
    • Organisational development and governance
    • Working with government or other funding bodies
    • Databases and document management
  • Self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, collaborative and create sustainable relationships– you are solutions focused and work well in teams.
  • Practical problem solver, you think strategically, whilst willing and able to be hands-on.
  • Committed to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace and to working cooperatively and respectfully with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and organisations.
  • Understanding of, or experience in working with, the community legal sector.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

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For more information about the role and Community Legal Centres Australia please refer to the position description and the Community Legal Centres Australia website.

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