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Capacity Building Coordinator

Community Legal Centres Association (WA) Inc.

About Community Legal WA

As the peak body for the community legal sector in WA, Community Legal WA is charged with building capacity and expertise, and promoting effectiveness and efficiency, across our 26 member centres. Through law reform campaigns, advocacy, projects, operational support and community and legal professional education, our staff contribute to a variety of human rights and social justice projects.

About the Role

The National Accreditation Scheme (NAS) is a sector-led initiative designed to recognise, encourage and actively support good practice in the delivery of community legal centres and the operations of community organisations, utilising a streamlined and web-based accreditation and certification process for CLCs. The Capacity Building Coordinator is a senior leadership position in the community legal centres sector and works with the sector to lead and coordinate all aspects of the National Accreditation Scheme in Western Australia.

This position will implement, monitor and evaluate the Scheme, with the goal of supporting CLCs to meet standards and improved organisational development.

With excellent communication skills, you will have a strong focus on building relationships and working closely with member CLCs and community service organisations.

This position is based in our Perth office and will require regular travel to the multiple locations of the member centres across Western Australia, as well as some interstate travel.

Benefits include flexible hours and generous salary packaging. This part-time position is 0.6 FTE.

Salary: SACS Award level 8.1

Employment type: Fixed Term to 30 June 2025

Do You Have What We Are Looking For?

To fill this varied and exciting role, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Excellent demonstrated project management skills and experience, including strategic thinking and planning, and meeting all project outcome, budget, time and reporting requirements.
  • Experience with service or quality standards/performance assessment of community organisations, including data collection, conducting reviews, preparing reports and supporting organisations to plan for and evaluate continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage and resolve competing priorities and time frames, and the expectations of multiple stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the operations of CLCs and the various contexts in which they operate, and the diversity of their operations.
  • Desirable experience includes experience in quality assurance or governance and legal training and/or practitioner skills.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with diverse cultural backgrounds, gender or sexuality, and people with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Would Like to Hear from You!

For inquiries about the role please call Trish Ryans-Taylor on 0409 905 369.

Please note that applications will be assessed as they come in and the position may be filled prior to the closing date.

A position description is attached.

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