Outreach Engagement Officer, Civil Law Practice – Northern Territory Legal Aid – Darwin

This position is identified for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT). Under the supervision of both the Managing Solicitor of Outreach and the Managing Solicitor of the Civil Law Section, the Outreach Engagement Officer will assist and advise legal staff in the planning and delivery of legal information, education and advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The Outreach Engagement Officer will be required to regularly travel to remote communities, including overnight stays. Travel will include driving long distances on unsealed roads and by light aircraft.

How to apply

To be considered for this position, applicants must attach a resume, a statement addressing the selection criteria (maximum two pages), and copies of tertiary qualifications. Applications must be submitted by email to recruitment@legalaid.nt.gov.au. A duty statement, including selection criteria can be obtained from www.legalaid.nt.gov.au.