- Job posted on: 24th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Are you a dynamic, passionate and committed person to social justice in the context of domestic and family violence (DFV)?
DVNSW is looking for a new Policy & Advocacy Officer to implement a diverse range of projects across the peak body.
The Policy & Advocacy Officer will support change through advocacy, support of good practice in the sector and a whole of government approach to domestic and family violence and awareness campaigns. This role supports DVNSW’s work on developing high-level approaches to advocacy and realising the priorities of the Blueprint for Reform Strategy (2016 to 2021) The Policy & Advocacy Officer will support DVNSW’s advocacy priorities ensuring there is an evidence base for each of them through research and policy as well as supporting key campaigns and advocacy as it arises.
Women, families and communities in NSW live free from violence, have equal rights, equal opportunities and the freedom to reach their potential.
DVNSW is the peak body for specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales. We work from a feminist, social justice perspective and recognise that domestic and family violence (DFV) is serious, prevalent and driven by gender inequality. For further information on our organisation please view our website
We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying. Please click here to view the position description.
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory background checks including a National Police Check, Working with Children Check, disclosure of previous or current disciplinary action, referee checks, proof of eligibility to work in Australia and qualification checks.
DVNSW welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTQIA+.
Enquiries about this role should be directed to Renata Field on firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Policy and Advocacy Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs or via phone on 02 9698 9777,
We have a quick turnaround time for this position so we're keen to hear from you!
A position description is attached.