ECLC is currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Director – People and Shared Services
  • Legal Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Community Lawyer – Elder Abuse
  • Elder Abuse Advocate

For further information, please contact:

Matt Lavery
Bespoke Recruitment- Senior Consultant
Tradewind Australia
1800 833 130

Project Coordinator – Matter of Respect

Join a growing and leading not-for-profit organisation and use your excellent project management and relationship skills to coordinate the development and delivery of a government funded community project that is helping people in the eastern region of Melbourne to understand how to prevent violence against women in their community.

  • Part time, fixed term contract to December 2020 (15 hours/2 days per week)
  • Boronia location
  • Attractive employee benefits including tax effective salary packaging, leave loading, additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year and on-site parking

About Us

Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) has been working with individuals and communities for over 40 years to resolve legal problems and improve legal responses.  ECLC makes legal assistance available to those in the community who would not otherwise have access to a lawyer, whilst prioritising services and programs to people and communities experiencing disadvantage.

About the role

The Project Coordinator – Matter of Respect will coordinate ECLC’s Matter of Respect project which engages with key community leaders within the Burmese, Indian and faith communities to develop a culturally safe and engaging way of building awareness and understanding of the drivers of family violence. They will also help the community explore culturally sensitive strategies and activities to address gender inequality as a key driver of family violence and violence against women.

Skills Required

You will have relevant experience engaging in community consultation, particularly with members of disadvantaged and vulnerable communities. You will be highly consultative and collaborative enabling you to engage agency stakeholders positively and build ongoing collaborative partnerships. You will be able to explore and understand the multiple dimensions to family violence and violence against women with a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background, particularly the Burmese or Indian communities.

Specifically, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the social, health or behavioural sciences, or significant demonstrable experience.
  • Demonstrated project coordination experience in a community setting.
  • Understanding of and experience working within a primary prevention framework.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and under the direction of a supervisor.

Position Description:

Project Coordinator – Matter of Respect : Word

Project Coordinator – Matter of Respect : PDF

Attractive remuneration will be negotiated with the successful applicant based on qualifications, skills and experience.

Application may be made by forwarding a cover letter, CV and responses to the key selection criteria by midnight on Sunday, 28 July 2019 to the Chief Executive Officer, Michael Smith; employment@eclc.org.au.

Eastern Community Legal Centre welcomes candidates with experience of disability, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Eastern Community Legal Centre has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers.

Eastern Community Legal Centre is committed to supporting those within the workplace who are experiencing family violence and to create a workplace in which family violence has no place.

Eastern Community Legal Centre welcomes applications from current volunteers of the Centre. It is the position of Eastern Community Legal Centre however, that a person cannot be engaged as both a paid employee and a volunteer of the Centre. Please note that if successful in the recruitment process, any current volunteer would be unable to continue in their volunteering role for the duration of their engagement.

Eastern Community Legal Centre reserves the right not to make an appointment in a position.

ECLC employees are expected to comply with the ECLC Code of Conduct.

All terms and conditions of employment are contained in the ECLC Enterprise Agreement 2013-2016.


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