The inTouch Paralegal will work under the direction of our Lawyers and Migration Agents to provide valuable legal support to women from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Victoria.
|Status:||Fixed term (Jan 2024 – Jan 2025)|
|Pay rates:||SCHAD Level 4 + Superannuation (SGC) + Salary Packaging|
inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (inTouch) provides person-centered, integrated and culturally responsive family violence services to people from migrant and refugee communities across Victoria. We have assisted over 20,000 women and children experiencing family violence throughout our 38 years of operation, providing a holistic service that centers the experiences of victim-survivors in everything we do.
inTouch works across the family violence continuum, providing culturally informed early intervention, case management, programs for men who use violence, legal advice, crisis recovery and enhanced capacity-building across the sector and community. We are proud to provide high-level leadership and guidance to all levels of government with our evidence-based, victim-survivor informed advocacy and policy work.
We are a unique and vital service, with specialist expertise working with people of migrant and refugee
backgrounds. This is reflected in our workforce, which is comprised primarily of people who are migrants
and refugees themselves – the inTouch team is from over 20 different countries and communities globally.
The inTouch Paralegal will work under the direction of our Lawyers and Migration Agents to provide valuable legal support to women from migrant and refugee backgrounds in Victoria. The InTouch Legal Centre includes professional advice, assistance, and referrals with:
The successful applicant will be committed to social justice and be culturally competent, with a genuine
interest in seeking just outcomes for migrant and refugee women and their children experiencing a range of legal issues.
inTouch has a pending renewal of an Equal Opportunity Exemption (A123/2012) and requests applications
from women only. Candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
To submit an application, please send a short covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position, and attach your CV to email@example.com using the subject line: Paralegal – Legal Centre
Application closing date: 21st December 2023