POSITION VACANT: COMMUNITY LEGAL EDUCATION OFFICER: EMPOWERING COMMUNITY PROJECTPosted on Thu 3 May 2012
The position is responsible for educating the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community about their legal rights and responsibilities prior to, and during the implementation and rollout of Place Based Income Management in Greater Shepparton. The position aims to increase access to justice for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander community by providing relevant, culturally appropriate information that is empowers people to act on their rights. The information can be in various formats such as outreach, legal clinics, materials, merchandise and projects. This position is funded through a Victoria Law Foundation Grant and the position must perform under the relevant conditions under the funding agreement.
4-5 month part-time contract (0.4 FTE/2 days) with the possibility of extension. Must be available to start 28 May 2012.
TO APPLY: Applications should include a covering letter addressing the key selection criteria and a resume including two referees. Applications (and enquiries) can be made by mail or email via the details below.
Louise Hicks – Acting Executive Officer Community Legal Education, Advocacy and Research Unit (CLEAR) Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Co-operative Limited (VALS) 273 High Street Preston [P.O. Box 52] 3072 T: 9418 5999 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATIONS CLOSE MONDAY 14th MAY 2012
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