Community Educator - Part-time

We are looking for a part-time Community Educator to join our team!

If you want to help community and government services recognise and respond to domestic and family violence and believe in the power of a genuine conversation to engage people and change attitudes, we want to hear from you.

About the organisation

The Women’s Legal Centre is a specialist community legal centre. Our primary legal practice areas are family law, migration law and employment and discrimination law. Within these practice areas we also provide assistance related to domestic and family violence and early intervention Care and Protection work, victims of crime, and sexual harassment.

The Centre provides legal services within a multi-disciplinary and trauma-informed practice model that incorporates social work, cultural supports and collaborative service models to provide wrap-around support to the most vulnerable and at-risk clients.

The Centre also provides community legal education and input on law and policy development to build government and community capacity to work towards deeper legal and cultural change to redress power imbalances and address violence and gender inequality.

We are a feminist service with a strong values base.

About the position

The Community Educator is responsible for the delivery of community and professional education programs and community education materials about domestic and family violence.

She is also responsible for coordinating the development and delivery of the Centre’s training offerings from across the Centre’s primary practice areas.

  • Competitive remuneration package, including generous PBI salary packaging, leave loading, flex time and 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Join a friendly, energetic and multidisciplinary team.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a creative and energetic trainer who understands the principals of adult learning.

We are looking for someone with direct client experience with women affected by domestic and family violence and facilitation experience OR an experienced trainer who wants to applying these skills to facilitating training about domestic and family violence.

We want you to help us use the expertise of the Centre and the experience of our clients to improve the response to people affected by domestic and family violence.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women with disability, and women from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information about the role, please contact Elena Rosenman on 6257 4377 or

Applications should provide

  • a current CV; and
  • maximum of 2 pages ‘Expression of Interest’, addressing the selection criteria in the position description available here.

Applications should be emailed to marked Community Educator Application via SEEK or Ethical Jobs or other.

Applications close Wednesday 21 July 2021

Note: being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification under s34 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT).