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Program & Policy Support Officer - Alice Springs

Central Australian Women's Legal Service

An exciting new role working within a dynamic, diverse and challenging legal practice.

about us

Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS) provides legal services for all women in Central Australia and the Barkly Region, with offices in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek.

At CAWLS we are committed to providing representation and excellent outcomes for our clients through law reform, legal advice and representation, community legal education and outreach. Our staff are motivated, dedicated and ensure we provide quality service to all clients and stakeholders.

about the role

The Program and Policy Support Officer works to support the development and implementation of CAWL’s calendar of community legal education, community engagement and policy projects. They will assist in the end to end management of programs and events providing a broad range of administrative, research and communications support, to ensure CAWLS programs are delivered to the highest standards.

The role requires a service-orientated person with a strong work ethic, good time management skills, a cooperative and can-do attitude and a willingness to learn from senior staff.

The role will also require enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and the ability work autonomously in addition to working well with others. An eye for detail and the capacity to work in a busy environment, meet strict deadlines, prioritise work and maintain quality standards are also essential.

Key responsibilities 

  • Preparation, production and distribution of accurate and timely correspondence, materials, briefings and reports.
  • Providing secretariat support to committees and cross-institutional working groups convened by CAWLS;
  • Attending collaborative forum/planning meetings on behalf of CAWLS;
  • Undertaking research and contributing to the development of new program content;
  • Involvement in diary planning and management;
  • Managing CAWLS presence at community fairs and large events;
  • In collaboration with the Administration Coordinator, coordinating logistics of events including presenter requirements, venue preparation, AV/video recording and technology requirements;
  • In collaboration with the Administration Coordinator, coordinating logistics of remote community visits.

The position is based in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.* Please Note, this role cannot be undertaken remotely.

A position description is attached.

For more information contact Alice de Brenni, Business Manager, on 8952 4055 or recruitment@cawls.org.au using the subject line: Program & Policy Support Officer Enquiry via EthicalJobs.

An applicant's gender is a genuine occupational requirement of this position, authorised by s35 of the NT Anti-Discrimination Act and Division 4 (s30, ss1 & ss2a,c,g,e,& h) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

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