Employment Opportunity - Community Lawyer & Project Coordinator

This position will coordinate a new project “Rachel and her children” funded by the Victorian Legal Services Board Grants Program. 

Fitzroy Legal Service has partnered with Save the Children to deliver a multi-disciplinary practice (MDP) piloting a model of collaboration between legal assistance services and child centred services assisting parents who are victims/survivors of family violence.  

You will be a lawyer with a strong background in program co-ordination, direct service provision and experience building effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. You will have demonstrated ability to operate effectively in an autonomous role and possess outstanding communication, consultation and reporting skills. 

The position is offered as a full-time (38 hours per week) thirteen (13) month contract.  A less than full time equivalent position will be considered.  

Candidates are requested to email Fitzroy Legal Service the following as one PDF document:

  • A covering letter, no longer than one page;
  • Answers to the key selection criteria;
  • A resume which includes your contact details, education, previous work and volunteer experience.

Applications should be addressed to Claudia Fatone, Chief Executive Officer, and emailed as soon as possible but no later than 5pm Tuesday 12 March 2019 to cfatone@fitzroy-legal.org.au.

Full position requirements can be found in the recruitment information document.