- Job posted on: 15th Mar 2021
- Applications close:
ARC Justice is an independent, not-for-profit organisation providing free housing and legal services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people in central Victoria. Their purpose is to ensure equal access to justice for all, which is done by the provision of legal services, community education and law reform aimed at addressing systemic injustice.
Goulburn Valley CLC, a program of ARC Justice, provides free legal advice for people in their community experiencing barriers to accessing justice and who require support with complex legal issues. They also work closely with the Aboriginal community and with services that promote the rights and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
The Community Lawyer empowers people through legal solutions. You will join a growing team of dedicated lawyers providing advice to clients in a number of key areas: family violence, child protection, family law and/or civil matters. You will also provide legal outreach to local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
You will be a qualified Lawyer with at least 3 years practicing experience and a passion for human rights. You will have experience in child protection, family violence and family law and preferably experience working in the community sector.
You are able to:
ARC Justice is an inclusive employer. Members of the LGBTIQ+ community, CALD and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
If you want to use your legal skills to enhance the rights of vulnerable people living in rural and regional Victoria please submit your resume together with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above quoting reference 699942. Alternatively, please call Anna Skeels on 03 8080 8976 for a confidential discussion.