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Learn more about work or volunteer opportunities within our organisation.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, we encourage you to contact the centre to express interest. All volunteer recruitment is subject to NRCLC resources and capacity.

 

The Legal Service welcomes volunteers as Practical Legal Training students, clinical legal placement students from Southern Cross University, and earlier year law students as general administrative volunteers.

 

Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service have specific requirements for volunteers and may take on volunteers on a case-by-case basis.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, get in contact on (02) 6621 1000 or at nrclc@northernriversclc.org.au

Position Vacant

2021 is an exciting time to join the NRCLC team as we commence work to realign ourselves firmly on Bundjalung Country through a facilitated consultative process of Yarning Circles with staff, the Committee of Management and the broader community.

To better frame our work in social justice, we are currently developing a Community Development Framework and this year the organisation we will be co-designing our Strategic Plan to ensure our ways of working are in line with the needs of our communities and clients.

 

Early Intervention Family Law Solicitor

Applications close at 9am on Thursday 7 October 2021.
The Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre (NRCLC) is seeking to recruit to the role of Early Intervention Family Law Solicitor based in Lismore. The scope of our family law assistance to clients is of an early-intervention nature and is provided in a non-adversarial and child focussed way.

NRCLC is a not-for- profit, non-government organisation operating from a social justice perspective. Our target client groups are those for whom access to justice is not equitable, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women experiencing domestic violence and people with disabilities.

 

Permanent role 21 hours per week with capacity to work up to 28 hours per week.

The position is banded from SCHADS Award Grade 5 to Grade 6 with a salary range of $81,552 to $99, 055 pro-rata, plus leave loading (dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience), plus superannuation and access to PBI Salary Packaging.

NRCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

To view the position description, click here

To view the selection criteria, click here 

To apply for this position, click here

 

Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Worker 

Applications close at 9am, 7 October 2021 

Northern Rivers WDVCAS is auspiced by Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre (NRCLC), and provides court support and advocacy to women experiencing domestic and family violence. Northern Rivers WDVCAS also provides victim-survivor liaison and secretariat support for Safety Action Meetings in Tweed-Byron and Richmond police districts.  

The service has an exemption under s31 of the Anti-discrimination Act 1977 to employ a woman in this role.  

Salary will be paid in accordance with the SCHADS award with a remuneration range $81, 522 to $87, 522 per annum, pro rata, depending on qualifications, skills and experience and access to PBI salary packaging. NRCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  

 

Permanent role  28 hours per week.

 

To view the position description, click here

To view the selection criteria, click here 

To apply for this position, Click here