Current Vacancies

Do you want to work in a busy but flexible environment? Do you have a strong sense of justice and a core set of people-focused values? We have the following legal roles open at Community Law:

– Senior Lawyer

– Community Lawyer (Services to Māori)

– Community Lawyer (Housing)

 

  • The Rōia Kahika (Senior Lawyer) is a full-time senior legal position, although the hours are negotiable for applicants who prefer to work part-time. It involves providing client services (including casework) and supervising the legal work of our Rōia Hapori (Community Lawyers). Applications have been extended to close Friday, 4th October at 5.30pm. You can see a full job description with further details here: Job Description – Roia Kahika (Senior Lawyer)

 

  • Pou Whirinaki, our Services to Māori team, is continuing to grow their services. Currently we have a vacancy in Pou Whirinaki for a full-time Rōia Hapori (Community Lawyer – Services to Māori). This role focuses specifically on provision of free legal advice, assistance, and information to Māori whānau and communities. Applications are still being considered up to and including 4th October. You can see a full job description here: Job Description – Rōia Hapori, Pou Whirinaki

 

  • The Rōia Hapori (Community Lawyer – Housing) is an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to design and run a housing service in Lower Hutt. It would include legal advice, advocacy, and information to people experiencing homelessness, housing, or tenancy issues and to whom other legal help might be inaccessible. The job is full-time, and fixed term until March 2020 due to our funding agreement. Applications close 11th October at 5.30pm. You can see a full job description here: Job Description – Community Lawyer (Housing)

 

  • The Kaituhi Rauemi Ture (Legal Resource Writer) is a part-time position in our Publications team, for 10-12 hours. The primary responsibility of the Kaituhi Rauemi Ture is to assist with content for the Community Law Manual, which is published annually. Applications close Friday, September 20th at 5.30pm. You can see a full job description here: Kaituhi Rauemi Ture – Legal Resource Writer 2019

 

To apply for any of these jobs, email Ella at ella@wclc.org.nz with the name of the job you’re applying for, a CV, and a cover letter. Please share with your networks e hoa mā!