Community Education Coordinator -Kimberley Community Legal Services – Broome & Kununurra WA

2 x Full time (2.0 FTE) or several part-time (flexible hours, including part-time and school hours considered), permanent roles on offer, generous salary $81,000pa (pro-rata) and negotiable (depending on experience), salary packaging, and additional paid Christmas leave Who are Kimberley Community Legal Services? What makes us so different? OUR MISSION To be a dynamic organisation that works with the people and communities of the Kimberley to make a positive difference. OUR VISION Dignity, human rights, and social justice for all people in the Kimberley. ABOUT US We are one of Australia’s leading and largest remote civil law practices. A multidisciplinary service, offering legal, social work, and financial counselling. We provide a free service to vulnerable community members experiencing disadvantage. We have offices in Kununurra and Broome, with regular outreach to towns and communities in the beautiful Kimberley region. We value: • Empathy and respect • Dedication and commitment • Integrity and honesty • Teamwork and collaboration • Improvement and innovation WHAT THE COMMUNITY EDUCATION COORDINATOR ROLE LOOKS LIKE……. We are looking for two (or more) Community Education Coordinators (CEC) to join our multidisciplinary team at Kimberley Community Legal Service in Broome and Kununurra. As a Community Education Coordinator, you will be working to ensure KCLS’ multi-practice services are strongly connected to the communities in which we operate, especially remote Aboriginal communities, as you are passionate about community development and education. You will develop, coordinate and deliver Community Legal Education (CLE) and Community Education (CE) and capacity-building services to those communities by enhancing: • Awareness and understanding about the law and non-legal issues and how to identify, prevent and deal with problems. • Awareness of the help available from legal and non-legal support services. No two days will look the same in this role, but a typical day might entail… • Developing and executing the annual CLE and CE plan. • Preparing reports about CLE/CE activities for our funders/board. • Developing and maintaining positive stakeholder relationships and creating CLE/CE opportunities. • Liaison with external stakeholders to arrange activities and events. • Updating and improving KCLS presentation material and resources. • Engaging with the community through different communication mediums. • Delivering workshops and training. IT’S GREAT YOU ARE STILL READING – THAT MEANS YOU RESONATE WITH THE ABOVE! WE ARE SEARCHING FOR SOMEONE WHO CAN MEET MOST OF THE FOLLOWING: 1. Close working knowledge of Aboriginal culture and communities in the Kimberley, and the ability to rapidly build trust within those communities. 2. Critical interpersonal communication skills, including communicating with clients with empathy and reflecting on our practice. 3. Sound organisational skills and ability to manage workload, competing demands, meet deadlines and to work effectively as part of a team. 4. Understanding and commitment to principles of social justice and to working effectively with Aboriginal people. 5. Experience or aptitude in developing and delivering social change and/or education programs, ideally in an Aboriginal context. 6. Working knowledge of office systems, and ideally some experience or aptitude with basic print and online design programs, and computer databases. 7. Personal resilience, adaptability and ability to meet the challenges of remote service delivery. Successful applicants will need to provide references, a recent WA Police Clearance, current Working with Children’s Check, and their working rights in Australia. FURTHER DESIRABLE CRITERIA • Current driver’s license valid for use in WA. • Experience in a community legal setting and/or community-based organisation. OK… SOUND’S GOOD SO FAR RIGHT? WONDERING WHAT ELSE YOU GET FOR WORKING AT KCLS? • A welcoming culture where your achievements are celebrated • Competitive salary plus 10.5% super • Relocation assistance • Full-time or part-time permanent work. • Flexible/part-time working hours considered, including school hours • Generous leave entitlements, including 5 weeks per year. • Salary packaging – PBI employees may be eligible for FBT exemptions which can decrease taxable income and increase take-home pay – Up to $15,900 per annum (see here:

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All you need to do is submit your resume and cover letter addressing why you would be a great fit for the role. Don’t be afraid to really showcase your talent and/or potential. Please submit attachments in PDF format. Time to apply! Applications close on 12th March 2023. Shortlisting and interviews may commence, and appointments be made before the closing date, so don’t delay. Apply now! To view the Candidate Information Pack, please visit our recruitment partners, Talenting website: KCLS values a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need a hand with your application. Have any questions? Contact Tara Roopra on 08 6219 7102 or 0452 660 461, or via email