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Women’s Legal Service NSW (WLS) is a community legal centre for disadvantaged women in NSW. We are a leading human rights and social justice advocacy organisation.

Women’s Legal Service NSW is a community legal centre for disadvantaged women in NSW.

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First Nations Women’s Legal Program

Community Access Officer

Permanent part time

Base Salary $78,267 – 87,611: $43 – 48 per hour.  (salary packaging available)

We offer flexible working conditions and fringe benefits.

The position may also be offered part time or on a job-share basis.

Women’s Legal Service NSW is a community legal centre for disadvantaged women in NSW.  We are looking for a Community Access Officer for the First Nations Women’s Legal Program.  This role is focused on ensuring our services are culturally safe and accessible for First Nations women, raising awareness of women’s rights in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and advocating for law and policy reform. Our services  are mostly in family law, domestic violence, child welfare and discrimination.

 

Selection criteria include:

A commitment to social justice, demonstrated experience in community education and development, facilitating workshops, understanding of Human Rights and advocacy, capacity to consult with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and develop strong networks.

Ability to travel to rural NSW and current driving license essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for an independently motivated First Nations woman to develop community leadership throughout NSW

“Women’s Legal Service NSW considers being an Aboriginal woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 14 and 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)”

Working with children check and criminal record check required. We also require staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID.

Applications addressing the full selection criteria should be marked ‘confidential’ and forwarded to:

the Executive Officer, PO Box 206 Lidcombe 1825

or emailed to reception@wlsnsw.org.au

 

Download Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download Guide for Applicants


For information about volunteering with us see Volunteer with WLS NSW

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