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Tenants Queensland Inc
  • Work TypesContract, Full Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Housing and Homelessness, Indigenous
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional QLD
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 29 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 16 Dec 2019
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Sector Engagement Worker, DFV Sector Capacity Building Project - Cairns / Townsville

Tenants Queensland Inc
Tenants Queensland Inc
  • Work TypesContract, Full Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Housing and Homelessness, Indigenous
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsRegional QLD
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 29 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 16 Dec 2019

The Organisation

Established in 1986, Tenants Queensland is a specialist state-wide community legal service for tenancy law matters and provides free tenancy law advisory services for residential tenants. Tenants Queensland (TQ) seeks to protect and improve the rights of all people who rent their home in Queensland including those who live in marginal tenures such as caravan parks and boarding houses. TQ provides a range of tenancy information and advocacy services including: a state-wide telephone advice service for tenants, tenancy publications, a tenancy law training program, and research and policy development in relation to tenancy law issues.

To learn more about Tenants Queensland go to www.tenantsqld.org.au.

The Role

This position is a full time contract until June 2020. The worker will be located in Cairns or Townsville (dependant on the successful applicant), some travel will be required.

The role is to engage and inform DFV Sector about the DFV Sector Capacity Building Project, with some focus on services working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders experiencing DFV and to advise TQ on culturally appropriate service delivery.

You will have a strong commitment to the principles of social justice; ability to network, link  with and relate to people from different cultural backgrounds including people with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. Good conceptual, analytical and organisation skills and highly developed verbal and written communication skills including computer literacy and data entry skills.

How to apply

To apply for this position please go to the Tenants Queensland website and download the Position Description. Please submit your CV and a Covering Letter that addresses the selection criteria in the Position Description, available below or via www.tenantsqld.org.au.

Applications for this role will close Monday 16 December 2019 at 5:00pm.

  • Submit your Resume and a letter that addresses the selection criteria found in the Position Description
  • Applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be assessed. Please limit letters to three pages
  • Email to recruitment@tenantsqld.org.au, using the subject line: Sector Engagement Worker, DFV Sector Capacity Building Project - Cairns / Townsville application via EthicalJobs
  • Mail to Level 1, 87 Wickham Terrace, SPRING HILL 4000

Please contact Julie Bartlett on 07 3832 9447 for further enquiries.

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