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Executive Officer - Dubbo

Western NSW Community Legal Centre

Western NSW Community Legal Centre (WNSWCLC) is a not-for-profit non-government organisation with a community led volunteer Management Committee. Over 27 years the centre has built up a legal delivery program that sees it helping people experiencing disadvantage, across a large region. It employs 17 staff who work in a collaborative and respectful team environment. It is based in Dubbo NSW but outreaches monthly throughout the Orana region. It also provides a specific domestic violence legal and casework service to female victims of family and domestic violence. This service provides legal and non-legal holistic help to its clients.


The Executive Officer (EO) of WNSWCLC is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the organisation. The EO oversees the broader administration of the centre, while the Principal Solicitors manage the legal practice. This collaborative approach allows for efficient operations and optimal legal service delivery. The EO’s responsibilities include:

  • Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Communications, promoting WNSWCLC and developing relationships
  • Program management and service delivery
  • Compliance and accreditation
  • Managing human resources
  • Financial management
  • Funding, grants and fundraising
  • Resourcing the management committee

The EO will lead a talented, passionate and committed team of lawyers, caseworkers and support staff to deliver culturally-appropriate and safe services.


We are looking for a not for profit leader with significant experience in finance, people management, and stakeholder engagement.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • Proven leadership experience in a non-profit or related field
  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong financial management skills, experience managing multiple income streams, and meeting complex funding requirements
  • Strong understanding of social justice issues and a commitment to advancing the rights of vulnerable communities
  • A proven track record of building collaborative relationships with community stakeholders and partners
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to identify, assess, and mitigate organisational risks
  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams

To find out more about the role please contact Patrick O’Callaghan at [email protected] using the subject line: Executive Officer - Dubbo enquiry via EthicalJobs or telephone (02) 6884 9422.

The position description can be obtained from our website www.wnswclc.org.au or by emailing [email protected].

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