Current Vacancies

Kaihautu Whakahaere – Operations Manager

We are currently looking for a new Kaihautu Ops to lead our busy operations team.

Check out the full job description here: Job Description – Kaihautu Whakahaere

And the job advertisement on TradeMe here.

Applications close 31 October 2021 at midnight. If some or all of our criteria matches your skills and experience, we would love to hear from you!


Rōia Hapori/Community Lawyer – Housing

We are on the hunt for a passionate community lawyer to join our expanding housing & tenancy service.

With the current housing crisis, tenants need more support than ever. This role is an opportunity to help people access, and stay in, secure housing where their rights are upheld.

Our successful candidate will deliver excellent outcomes for tenants and homelessness in the greater Wellington region. This includes running legal advice sessions that specialise in tenancy and housing, legal advocacy, and legal representation. Our candidate will also participate in legal education to the community to empower people with the knowledge of their legal rights.

You do not need to have prior experience specialising in tenancy law, but you must have a strong people-focused values system and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. All applicants must hold, or be eligible for, a current NZ practising certificate.

We offer a busy but flexible working environment with 5 weeks’ annual leave and ongoing opportunities for professional development. You will join a team of skilled and passionate lawyers and community workers, including our existing tenancy specialist.

The role is full-time at 37.5 hours per week and is based across our Wellington and Hutt Valley offices. If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to

Applications close November 19

Job description: Rōia Hapori – Housing


These are all current vacancies at Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley.

However, we are always interested in expressions of interest from speakers of te reo Māori to grow our education & advocacy services in te reo rangatira, especially those with a legal background or work experience in community organisations. Mehemea ko koe tēnā, nau mai īmera mai: