- Job posted on: 9th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a leading social justice law and policy centre. We build a fairer, stronger society by helping to change laws, policies and practices that cause injustice and inequality.
PIAC offers a dynamic workplace where wellbeing is promoted, and flexibility supported.
The Policy and Advocacy team is responsible for leading PIAC’s work on a range of specific strategic policy priorities, as well as supporting the broader policy, advocacy and government relations activities of the organisation.
This role will contribute particularly to the policy work of the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service, to advocate for reform to tackle homelessness. This includes working closely with StreetCare, a committee of people with lived experience of homelessness, supported by PIAC to be effective advocates for change.
Reporting to the Director, Policy and Advocacy, you will work with staff across PIAC to:
Managing a workload that balances long-term projects and short-term responses to urgent issues, you will exercise initiative and judgment and:
You have experience in legislative, law reform and political processes with a demonstrated understanding of issues facing people experiencing social and economic disadvantage.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living with a disability are encouraged to apply for this position.
If you are passionate about social justice and effecting systems change, please direct your enquiries to Alastair Lawrie via [email protected], using the subject line: Policy Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs, or for application instructions, click 'Apply Now'.
Applications close on the advertised date, we’ll contact you following that date to provide an update.
A position description is attached.