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Executive Officer – National FVPLS Forum Secretariat

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Organisation : Djirra & National FVPLS Forum

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Indigenous

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 14 Mar, 2021

About the role

Executive Officer – National FVPLS Forum Secretariat (full time, fixed term to 30 June 2021)

This dynamic role will contribute to increasing access to justice for Aboriginal victims/survivors of family violence and ensuring the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence shape social, legal and system reform across Australia.

As Executive Officer, working within the Charter of the National FVPLS Forum you will:

  • Coordinate and facilitate communication, information sharing and relationship building between FVPLS units;
  • Develop policy positions that identify areas of FVPLS work in need of reform and make recommendations for change;
  • Engage with key stakeholders including through participation in activities and national meetings that will benefit and promote National Forum positions;
  • Develop the Secretariat work plan, and regularly provide progress reports to the National Forum
  • Provide advice and input to Government on issues relevant to the FVPLS program and its operation;

The Executive Officer, National FVPLS Forum Secretariat will possess strong conceptual, analytical and investigative skills and capacity to think and plan strategically.

Further information can be found in the position description here.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Djirra & National FVPLS Forum

The National FVPLS Forum is a leading national voice on addressing family violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Established in 2012, the National FVPLS Forum is the peak body for the 14 Family Violence Prevention Legal Services (FVPLSs) around Australia. FVPLSs provide specialist, culturally safe legal services and supports to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence and sexual assault, and work with families and communities to reduce violence. FVPLSs operate in 35 identified rural and remote locations across Australia.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Executive Officer – National FVPLS Forum Secretariat via Pro Bono Australia.


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