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Rumbalara Legal Traineeship

Organisation : ARC Justice (Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre)

Location : Victoria (Shepparton)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Legal

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 25 Mar, 2019

About the Role

Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. This is a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic)

If you are an enthusiastic individual in the final stages of completing a law degree or enrolled in a graduate diploma at an Australian university/institute, we have the ideal training position for you.

You will gain valuable legal skills while working with our lawyers based at the Rumbalara Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in Mooroopna and the GVCLC office in Shepparton.

You will be expected to engage in a range of legal activities, including provision of reception and administrative support, participation in client interviews, preparation of documents and intensive file management, attendance at Court in the company of GVCLC lawyers, providing assistance at night service on a rostered basis, involvement in community education and community development. You will need to be able to work empathetically with Aboriginal clients in a health service environment and alongside GVCLC staff to promote understanding of, and respect for Aboriginal identity and culture across the broader community.

Applicants must have experience in the areas of administration and/or customer service and have an unrestricted driver’s license.

A Position Description can be downloaded from http://gvclc.org.au/about/employment/

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : ARC Justice (Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre)

The Shepparton-based Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre (a program of ARC Justice) operates primarily in the Goulburn Valley region (LGAs of Greater Shepparton, Mitchell, Strathbogie, Benalla, Mansfield and Moira).

Apply for this Job

Applications need to include a covering letter, resume and response to both the essential and desirable key selection criteria (not exceeding two pages). Please note that applicants who do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for interview.


Applications can be addressed to Ms Karen Gurney, Manager & Principal Lawyer of Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and emailed by 9.00am Monday 25 February 2019 to recruitment@arcjustice.org.au


All enquiries about the position are to be directed to Ms Gurney (03) 5831 0900.


Please quote in application: Rumbalara Legal Traineeship via Pro Bono Australia.


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