Employment opportunity - Outreach Lawyer

The purpose of the Outreach Lawyer is to create strong connections with the Darebin community, providing legal advice, casework and community legal education for community members, engaging in community development activities in partnership with local agencies, and providing secondary consults and training for community workers.

You will be a lawyer, with demonstrated experience in the provision of high quality legal advice, advocacy, and casework in a range of areas including summary crime, tenancy, VOCAT, family violence, infringements, and civil debts.  High level verbal and written communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to engage and liaise successfully with a diverse range of stakeholders in the community and legal sectors.

This is a 12 month contract position as the incumbent is acting in another position for 12 months.

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