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Education & Engagement Coordinator

Women's Legal Service Victoria
  • Be a part of a feminist community organisation supporting Victorian women.
  • Full time or part time– Ongoing
  • Your expertise will directly contribute to building a more gender-equitable society
  • Located in Melbourne's legal precinct, with public transport on your doorstep.
  • Hybrid working model (part in office/working from home), promoting a true work/life balance.
  • A welcoming, passionate, and supportive work culture.
  • Competitive remuneration, bonus leave days, flexible work arrangements, salary packaging.

Gender Specific Role

We are a women-only team and have an exception under the Equal Opportunity Act to employ only women.

About Women’s Legal Service Victoria

Women’s Legal Service Victoria (Women’s Legal) works with women experiencing family violence to find safety and get legal advice. Our legal team, social workers and financial counsellors work with thousands of women each year to ensure that they have what they need to make decisions for themselves and their family. The service we provide is trauma-informed and covers family law, family violence, victims of crime, migration and child protection.

We provide practical legal advice to workers supporting victim-survivors of family violence and train thousands of lawyers and community workers each year to recognise family violence and legal issues that comes with it. Our experience guides our policy and advocacy work to improve the law for women and their children.

Everyone who works with us directly contributes to building a more gender-equitable society.

Our culture

We’re continually building on our culture of inclusivity, collaboration and safety so our teams and individuals thrive. Our values are more than words – they’re actions we take together.

Together, we are:

Authentic: We are reliable, trustworthy and transparent about how we work. We reflect on our work and take responsibility for our actions.

Collaborative: We are stronger when we work together. By sharing power and privilege with diverse voices, we achieve better outcomes. We respond to requests for help with generosity.

Courageous: We are brave, resilient and face challenges with integrity. We unapologetically advocate for our goals and back one another to take considered risks to increase our impact.

Inclusive: We believe respect, equality and opportunity must be afforded equitably and to everyone. We understand this will require critical reflection on where power lies and how it functions, and active effort to disrupt it.

Purposeful: Our services respond to the community, laws and people we work with. We value curiosity and relish opportunities to improve our work.

Your new role

Reporting to a Manager, Education and Engagement, the Education and Engagement Coordinator will develop and deliver best practice training, legal education (family violence, family law or child protection context), and community and sector development programs that build the capacity of professionals, and communities to respond appropriately to women experiencing relationship breakdown or violence.

This is an ongoing, full time or part time position.

What you’ll need to succeed

You are a driven, motivated self-starter who can work collaboratively to deliver results that exceed the client's expectations. You have high attention to detail, strong communication skills, and the ability to build rapport with people quickly.

Key to your success is your:

  • Ability to plan, design, develop and implement best practice education and training programs, including the development of learning resources within a family violence, family law or child protection context.
  • Strong project management skills, including setting priorities, planning and organising work.
  • Strategic and systemic thinking and the ability to foster these skills in others.
  • Design and deliver effective competency-based training.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and effectively network with a range of stakeholders.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply an intersectional feminist framework.


  • Experience in training development and facilitation within a family violence, family law or child protection context.
  • Experience in project management and stakeholder liaison.
  • Experience in delivery of educational programs that respond to and/or prevent violence against women.


  • A tertiary degree in a relevant area, such as Law, Social Work, Education.
  • Experience in delivery of education programs that explain feminist theory, gendered violence, legal matters, the law and/or legal systems
  • Instruction design skills and experience in design of e-modules.

What you’ll get in return

In return for your dedication, we offer competitive remuneration, bonus leave days, flexible work arrangements, salary packaging, and a vibrant, supportive work culture.

The detail:

  • Up to 8 bonus leave days outside of annual leave (yes, outside of annual leave!) to support a well-rested end of year break
  • Above-award remuneration
  • A strong commitment to your professional development, personal development, and wellbeing
  • A very flexible working environment that supports work-life balance
  • A hybrid working model that supports both in-office and work-from-home arrangements
  • Salary packaging (which can add up to $15,900 in tax-free pay every year, plus an additional amount for accommodation/meals expenses.)
  • Fresh fruit available in the office
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program.

To Apply

Submit a resume and covering letter to tell us how you are the right candidate for this role and address how you align to Women’s Legal values and the essential criteria, that are listed above.

See the Women’s Legal ‘Work with Us’ page for a full position description.

Any other enquiries can be emailed to Ruth McKendrick, HR Officer at [email protected], using the subject line: Education & Engagement Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We will begin interviews immediately, so please apply as soon as possible.

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