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Community Lawyer – LCCLC – Fixed Term

Organisation : ARC Justice

Location : VIC Regional (Bendigo)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Legal

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $80,304 - $83,940

Application closing date : 30 Nov, 2020

About the role

The role 

This role is funded by the State Government to provide access to Justice as a result of the recent response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Community lawyer will provide legal assistance to clients in key practice areas of family violence, child protection and family law along with other areas relevant to disadvantaged communities.  


The incumbent will have the opportunity to provide their clients with wrap around legal service, working collaboratively with community services and partners. This role involves proactive networking and community engagement, and the opportunity to identify systemic issues and think strategically.  


Given the current operating environment due the pandemic, we are looking for a self-starter, who can work within a remote operating environment with minimal supervision, whilst maintaining best practice in legal service delivery. 


This position will be with the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre located in Bendigo. 



The offer  


  • An attractive salary, training, and professional development opportunities 
  • A family, friendly workplace which actively promotes a healthy work life balance and offers flexibility 
  • 3 days ex gratia between Christmas and New Year’s Day 
  • Salary packaging and accommodation and meal/entertainment packaging is also available 
  • Remuneration for this position will be in the range of $80,304.64 – $83,940.48 per annum/pro-rata, dependent upon skills and experience 


The Position Description can be downloaded from 
Enquiries can be directed to Lindy Harland on 03 5445 0909 or via 


About the organisation

Organisation Name : ARC Justice

ARC Justice is an independent, not-for-profit, human rights organisation that incorporates the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre, the Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and Housing Justice.  

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. 

How to apply

How to Apply 


Please address applications to Naomi Burch, HR Officer via email must be submitted via the recruitment email, and not through the Seek website.  


Applications must include. 

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV/Resume) 
  • An addressed application letter (specifying fulltime/part time preference) 
  • Your response to the key selection criteria not exceeding three pages (essential and desirable skills/experience)  


Please note that applications that do not respond to the selection criteria will not be considered for interview. Applications should not exceed three pages. 


Applications close 9:00am Monday 30th November 2020. 

Equal opportunity principals will be applied and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

Please quote in application: Community Lawyer - LCCLC - Fixed Term via Pro Bono Australia.



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