About the role
The primary responsibility of VACCA’s In-House Legal Service (ILS) Lawyer is to provide legal advice and representation to VACCA’s Nugel Program.
VACCA’s ILS lawyer will also provide legal or strategic advice on client services projects, programs or cases involving legal or human rights issues.
From time to time the ILS lawyer may also contribute to a diverse range of projects that advance the interests of the organisation in the broader political arena including advocating for Aboriginal rights, law reform and self-determination.
We provide a positive, culturally safe workplace environment supported by family-friendly and culturally sensitive workforce policies, including professional development, continuing education and staff wellbeing.
To be considered for this role you must demonstrate :
Mandatory : Education / Qualifications :
Please note : This is an Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander designated position, classified under Section 12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.
This employment opportunity is only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Application Deadline is July 02, 2020
About the organisation
Organisation Name : Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) via Big Splash
The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organization of its kind in Australia. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organization that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community.
and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for our people.