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Illawarra Legal Centre
Phone: 02 4276 1939
Fax: 02 4276 1978
Telephone interpreter TIS
13 14 50


If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service. For more information, visit: www.relayservice.gov.au

Tenants Service
Phone:02 4274 3475
Freecall: 1800 807 225
Fax: 02 42743491

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The Illawarra Legal Centre is a member of the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) and is based in Warrawong, a southern suburb of Wollongong, NSW.
 
Jobs

 
STAFF VACANCIES
 
The Illawarra Legal Centre (ILC) is an independent community legal centre funded by Government to provide a comprehensive range of free legal services to residents of the Illawarra who experience social and economic disadvantage. The Centre has a strong human rights and social justice focus.  
 
 

alt Aboriginal Legal Access Worker
The Illawarra Legal Centre is an independent Community Legal Centre based at Warrawong (10kms south of Wollongong), which works for human rights and access to social justice.

The Centre is seeking an Aboriginal Legal Access Worker to be part of our team to:

  • Raise awareness of the Centre’s services with Aboriginal people
  • Encourage and support access to the Centre
  • Work with Centre staff to provide services in a culturally appropriate way
  • Develop educational materials on selected topics as needed

The successful applicant will:

  • Identify as an Aboriginal. Being an Aboriginal person is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
  • Have experience in the community sector

The salary is Level 5 SCHADS Award + 5%, pro rata, plus superannuation. Salary sacrificing is available. Terms and conditions are in accordance with the Illawarra Legal Centre Inc. Enterprise Agreement.

An information package including selection criteria is available here or by contacting the Centre on 02 4276 1939. 

Applications may be made by post or email.

Applications should be marked as confidential and addressed to:

The Coordinator

Illawarra Legal Centre Inc.

PO Box 139

Warrawong 2502

Only applications addressing the selection criteria will be considered.

Applications close 5pm Friday 10th August 2018

 
 
alt Tenants Advocate Position x 2
 
1.  Part Time - 14 hours per week – permanent
 
2.  Part Time - 14 hours per week – fixed term contract until 15th April 2020 (replacing worker on maternity leave)

The Illawarra Legal Centre is an independent Community Legal Centre based at Warrawong. The Centre is seeking Tenants Advocates to be part of our team to:

  • Provide advice and information to tenants, boarders/lodgers, and park residents about their rights and obligations
  • Provide casework services to our client base
  • Advocate for clients before the Civil & Administrative Tribunal
  • Participate in law & policy reform
  • Deliver community engagement programs that target our client base

Training and ongoing support will be provided to the successful applicants.

Base salary is SCHADS Award Level 5 or 6 pro rata depending on experience, plus superannuation. Salary sacrificing is also available. Terms and conditions are in accordance with the Illawarra Legal Centre Inc. 2016 Enterprise Agreement.

An information package including selection criteria is available here or by contacting the Centre on 02 4276 1939.

Merging of positions will be considered.  Applicants need to identify which of the position(s) they are applying for.

Applications should be marked as confidential and addressed to:

Truda Gray

Centre Coordinator

Illawarra Legal Centre Inc.

PO Box 139

Warrawong 2502

 Only applications addressing the selection criteria will be considered.

Applications close 5pm 24th July 2018

  

 
 
VOLUNTEERING VACANCIES
 

alt Our Management Committee:

The Illawarra Legal Centre is run by a volunteer management committee.  If you are interested in being part of the management committee please contact Truda Gray the Centre Coordinator on 4279 1939.

  

alt Volunteer Solicitor

Once a week, volunteer solicitors staff an evening advice session.  At present solicitors are rostered on approximately 3 to 4 times a year.  If you are interested in being part of the volunteer team, please contact the Principal Solicitor Phillip Dicalfas on 4276 1939.

 

EXTRA INFORMATION

From time to time we have other volunteers undertaking projects or activities.  Volunteers will not replace paid staff members and the Centre acknowledges its obligation to seek funding to pay for work which is normally undertaken by paid staff. Students are encouraged to apply.

The work given to volunteers will offer the volunteer personal satisfaction, potential development of skills, active promotion of a cause and/or recognition of volunteer effort.

If you are interested in volunteering, please call us on 4276 1939. We will provide you with the appropriate email to send in a resume. Attached to the resume, please outline the extent of the volunteering or work experience you are seeking.

 

Phone Advice

All initial requests for advice from the Illawarra Legal Centre should be made through the telephone advice service:

 

Phone Advice Times