- Job posted on: 14th Sep 2020
- Applications close:
Founded 19 years ago, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is Australia’s largest human rights organisation providing support to people seeking asylum. We are an independent not-for-profit organisation whose programs support and empower people seeking asylum to maximise their own physical, mental and social well being. We champion the rights of people seeking asylum and mobilise a community of compassion to create lasting social and policy change.
We are a value-driven organisation that strives to be part of a change movement that supports people seeking asylum by providing critical services such as assistance with accommodation, food provisions, casework and legal services.
The ASRC movement is proudly supported by a community of committed volunteers and supporters who embrace the organisation’s vision that people seeking asylum can live safely, sustainably, independently and equally.
The Detention Rights Advocacy Program (DRAP) focuses on individual and systemic advocacy and casework for people in detention. This includes individual intervention, referral and support, private and public advocacy strategies for groups and individuals, managing media requests, highlighting conditions of detention (onshore and offshore), assistance with complaints to human rights and other complaints bodies and support for strategic litigation.
As a highly motivated and intelligent individual you will possess the following skills, attributes and experience:
Be a part of the largest human rights organisation for refugees and people seeking asylum. We recognise and appreciate our incredible staff for their contribution, dedication and passion to support and empower people seeking asylum by providing the following conditions above the relevant modern award:
Please find the Position Description here to address the Selection Criteria.
Only applications that include a CV and cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria, will be considered.
All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and provision of a valid Working with Children Check prior to commencement.