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Community Lawyer

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Organisation : Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre via Arc Justice

Location : Australia, Victoria (Bendigo)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 65-75k

Application Closing Date : 26 Feb, 2018

About the Role

Community Lawyer – full time – Fixed Term (Mat Leave -12 months)

Position Readvertised – Previous applicants need not apply (PD unchanged)

Are you seeking an opportunity to apply your legal skills in a diverse and stimulating environment which enables access to justice for some of regional Victoria’s most vulnerable community members? We have the role for you!

We a seeking a highly motivated individual with demonstrated experience in legal advice and casework in the areas of community law, particularly child protection, family violence and family law.  You will be joining an established and cohesive team that has a strong culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.

As well as an attractive salary, 3 days ex gratia between Christmas & New Year’s Day, salary packaging, an accommodation & meal/entertainment packaging is also available. Relocation assistance is also on offer for the right candidate.

In addition to possessing the qualifications necessary to practicing law in Victoria, applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in public interest and community law and have an unrestricted driver’s license.

Just 1 ¾ hours from Melbourne by freeway and regularly serviced by train via Kyneton and Castlemaine, LCCLC is based in one of regional Victoria’s most desirable localities, featuring excellent schools, health facilities and cultural experiences

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre via Arc Justice

The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (a program of ARC Justice) operates primarily in the Loddon Campaspe region (LGAs of Greater Bendigo, Loddon, Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Macedon Ranges and Mount Alexander). 

ARC Justice is an independent, not for-profit, human rights organisation. Our programs deliver accessible legal services, tenancy advice and support to those in our community in the greatest need. We deliver community education and advocate for systemic change that enhances the rights of rural and regional Victorians. We recognise that housing and legal issues do not occur in isolation and we work with local partners to ensure a whole-of-person approach to our work

LCCLC services include:

  • Legal Assistance (information, referral, advice and casework)

  • Legal Education

  • Policy and Law Reform Work

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Please quote in application: Community Lawyer via Pro Bono Australia.


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