- Full Time
- Legal and Human Rights, Womens Organisations and Services
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 28 Nov 2019
- Applications close: 12 Dec 2019
Women's Legal Service Victoria (Women's Legal) is a highly respected not for profit organisation that has been providing free legal services to women since 1982. We work with and for women experiencing disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown and violence against women.
The purpose of this role is to advocate for social change, law and policy reform in the interests of women and their children. You will also play an important role as a change agent in the organisation, supporting and promoting greater integration of Women's Legal legal work for individual clients and its advocacy for broader systemic change.
You will work across the range of policy development and campaigning activities (from identification of systemic issues, through to developing and implementing strategies). You will represent Women's Legal in a variety of forums, and develop and strengthen Women's Legal relationships and networks.
If you have legal qualifications, you may provide legal advice and assistance through Women's Legal service delivery program.
This is fixed-term position for a period of two years at full time or part time (minimum 0.6FTE) status - negotiable.
You are a driven and highly responsive policy/campaigns specialist, who has the ability to work collaboratively to deliver results.
Key to your success is your:
You will have a tertiary degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of five years’ experience in policy and campaigns work.
Other desirable qualifications and experience includes:
We offer our staff:
Women's Legal is committed to equal opportunity and diversity and promotes an organisational environment where individuals are treated with fairness, respect, equality and dignity. To deliver the best outcomes for our clients we want a staff team that reflects the diverse community that we serve, recognising the skills, knowledge and experience a diverse staff group brings to our organisation.
Gender Specific Role
This position is for a female.
Please submit your resume and a covering letter by Thursday 12th December 2019. We are aiming to review and interview candidates prior to Christmas, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. A full position description is available by phone 03 8622 0600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Senior Policy Advisor enquiry via EthicalJobs. Please accompany your resume with a cover letter that outlines your suitability for the role.
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