Barwon Community Legal Service is an independent not-for-profit organisation providing fee-free legal advice, referral, casework, social work and education to the Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula, Surf Coast and Colac Otway communities.

Our busy service provides a wide range of services to a diverse client base.

We provide a varied, professional, engaging and supportive work environment and will consider flexible work arrangements. Our staff are valued for their contribution and commitment and supported in their professional development aspirations. Above award salary, bonus leave and leave loading apply. Generous salary packaging including general expense and meals & entertainment is also available.

All applications must address the selection criteria.

Current Vacancies

Community Lawyer – Employment Law Project 0.8 – 1.0 EFT, 18 month contract

We are launching an exciting new employment law project to assist temporary visa workers recognise and assert their workplace rights and need a great new team member. You will be working to identify potential clients and employers, developing and delivering engagement and education strategies and providing legal advice and assistance. The legal work will be supported by employment law specialists Jobwatch. The ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders to identify and engage with potential clients will be key to this project’s success. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to the principals of social justice and experience in developing community engagement processes.

Applications close Sunday 26th August. For more information including a position description please contact Mandi Hyland on 03 5221 4744.


BCLS is an equal opportunity employer