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A position at NAAFLS offers the unique opportunity to work in remote Top End Indigenous Communities providing legal advice, community education, client assistance and support to victims of family violence. We are a diverse, friendly and supportive team that takes pride in our individual and collective achievements. At NAAFLS we welcome enquiries from people with a passion for the law and indigenous affairs.
WHY WORK FOR NAAFLS?
- 6 weeks Annual Leave
- Salary Sacrifice
- Extensive travel to remote communities with Travel Allowance
- Work Laptop and Mobile Phone
- Extensive training to carry out your daily duties
- Opportunities to advance your career
- Opportunities for ongoing training and support
- A supportive and positive team environment with supportive management
LEGAL ASSISTANT / PARALEGAL - Darwin Office
North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service (NAAFLS) is seeking a Legal Assistant / Paralegal to join our Darwin Office Team. The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks within required timeframes. Knowledge and experience in diary management, minuting meetings and various other administrative processes is required.
Previous experience working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is desired. Experience in a law firm, law court or a community legal centre would be an advantage.
It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance) and a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) or the ability to obtain one.
Additional information about this position and the Selection Criteria is available on the Position Description here.
To apply for this position, submit a one-page summary sheet addressing the Selection Criteria and a current CV to email@example.com prior to the closing date.
Applications close Monday 28 June 2021.
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - MEMBER DIRECTORS
NAAFLS is a non-government Aboriginal Corporation funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency for the purpose of providing legal advice, representation and community legal education to Aboriginal people living in Communities and small towns across the Top End of the Northern Territory. NAAFLS provides advice and representation to victims of Domestic Violence, including Family Law clients and to victims who are the subject of Child Protection Applications or Orders. Other work includes the preparation of wills, Victims of Crime Compensation Claims and assistance and support with housing applications.
NAAFLS is seeking applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander persons or their spouse, who reside in an allocated NAAFLS service community and are interested in joining NAAFLS Board of Directors in the role of Member Director.
If you are interested in this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Application for Membership and Director Expression of Interest forms to complete and submit.
For further information please email email@example.com au or contact Wendy Jennings on 08 8923 8200.