About the role
The Immigration Lawyer will be responsible for providing high quality immigration law advice and casework to victims/survivors of family violence. This role will form part of a team including a Project Officer (PO) for a newly funded project ‘Abused and Abandoned: Family Violence in the Australian Indian Community’. This project aims to:
- Advance the understanding of the complex problem of family violence in the Australian Indian community;
- Identify gaps in the family violence service system and state and federal laws which add to the vulnerability of Indian women; and
- Advocate for effective legal and non-legal protections. As such this role will have significant input into research and law reform responsibilities.
This position requires absolute autonomy.
About the organisation
The Northern Community Legal Centre Inc (NCLC) was formed through the amalgamation of Broadmeadows and Moreland Community Legal Centres in January 2016. NCLC provides legal services and community legal education to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Melbourne’s north west, and advocates for equal access to justice for all.
NCLC's 17 staff provide advice, casework, community legal education, community development and administrative support to priority client groups, including victims of family violence, refugees and the newly arrived, people diagnosed with a mental illness, young people aged 25 and under and victims of elder abuse. Our main office is in Broadmeadows and we assist clients at a range of outreach locations in Moreland, Hume and Mitchell Shire local government areas.
How to apply for this role
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Immigration Lawyer via Pro Bono Australia.