Join Our Team

Join a passionate team of dedicated professionals with a common purpose of preventing and addressing family violence within Aboriginal communities across Victoria. At Djirra, we stand firm against family violence, supporting Aboriginal women’s journey to safety and wellbeing.

As an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation, Djirra was initiated by Aboriginal people, and is operated and governed by Aboriginal people for Aboriginal people. Aboriginal values are at the core of everything we do, ensuring that we provide culturally safe services.

Some of the benefits to working with us include:

  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Flexible work-life balance, including access to a monthly RDO (Rostered Day Off)
  • Attractive Salary Packaging options
  • Access to a range of wellness and wellbeing activities throughout the year run by our Wellbeing Committee
  • Employee Assistance Program with supportive, confidential counselling for personal and work concerns.

Job opportunities

Managing Lawyer x 2

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for two Managing Lawyer positions. You will effectively manage the delivery of holistic legal and non-legal services and supports throughout Eastern or Western Victoria.

For more information about the two positions or to apply, go to HORNER website.   For a confidential discussion, please contact Jason Hunwick at HORNER on 03 9604 2888

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

This is a busy stand alone role where you will bring your marketing and communication skills to support the marketing of Djirra its programs and activities. You will undertake the day to day implementation of our promotional work, online strategies and events, and oversee the organisation’s brand management.

You can download the position description here.

For a confidential discussion, please contact our HR Advisor on 03 9244 3333 or email hr@djirra.org.au.

 

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4 x Senior Lawyers Regional Victoria

As we expand to Ballarat, Bendigo, Echuca, and Morwell, our Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service requires an experienced Senior Lawyer in each region to play a pivotal role in establishing our new regional services and offices. The Senior Lawyer will create connections to establish our presence in the region and help us to shape how we deliver our services across regional Victoria.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit their CV and response to the selection criteria via the following URL: https://djirra.workable.com/j/983B2ADDAB

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4 x Support Workers Regional Victoria

Our Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service has opportunities in Ballarat, Bendigo, Echuca, and Morwell for dedicated paralegal Support Workers to provide support and information to clients who have experienced family violence. You will work closely with a Senior Lawyer assisting clients to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health and other support services to address their needs.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit their CV and covering letter via the following URL: https://djirra.workable.com/j/43673AEAB6

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Paralegal Support Worker - Bairnsdale - Part Time 0.6

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Bairnsdale office of the Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (AFVLS) to become an integral member of the legal team. As a Paralegal Support Worker, you will work closely with a Senior Lawyer assisting clients to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health and other support services to address their needs.

You can download the position description here

Applicants are required to submit their CV and covering letter via the following URL: https://djirra.workable.com/j/1FE1698ED1

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Paralegal Support Worker - Mildura

The Mildura office of our Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service has an opportunity for a dedicated Paralegal Support Worker to provide support and information to clients who have experienced family violence. You will work closely with a Lawyer assisting clients in both the Mildura and Swan Hill regions to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health and other support services to address their needs.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit their CV and covering letter via the following URL: https://djirra.workable.com/j/77B940F847

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Senior Lawyer Warrnambool Part Time

An opportunity has arisen in the Warrnambool office of our Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service for a Senior Lawyer to join our legal team two to three days per week. The Senior Lawyer will provide legal services and outreach throughout Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton and Heywood.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit their CV and response to the selection criteria via the following URL: https://djirra.workable.com/j/4711DD316C

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Senior Lawyer Melbourne (Maternity Leave replacement)

An opportunity has arisen in our Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service for a Senior Lawyer to join our Inner North legal team to fill a full time maternity leave position.

The Senior Lawyer will be based in our Northcote office and provide legal services and outreach throughout Victoria’s Western metropolitan region, including at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit their CV and response to the selection criteria via the following URL: https://djirra.workable.com/j/D3DC2DCB7C

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Koori Women’s Place Senior Support Worker

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Senior Support Worker to work in our Koori Women’s Place. The Koori Women’s Place is an exciting program of Djirra and an extension of our work and commitment to supporting Aboriginal women’s safety and wellbeing. We are looking for women who can bring with them their networking, liaising and community outreach experience. An understanding of Aboriginal culture and values is essential.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter outlining your experiences and skills and your CV via the following URL: https://djirra-1.workable.com/j/A19D898127

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Young Luv Support Worker

Several casual positions have become available for interested women who are keen to facilitate our Young Luv workshops at venues in Melbourne and regional Victoria. You will work collaboratively with our Community Engagement team, Koori Women’s Place and Reception to provide administrative, event and program support and to assist with the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Young Luv workshops.

You can download the position description here.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter outlining your experiences and skills and your CV via the following URL: https://djirra-1.workable.com/j/A3545A8AB4

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For general enquiries about job opportunities and Djirra’s work, contact us.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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SUPPORT USVolunteer opportunities

Djirra’s volunteer program is for people who have experience in, or who are studying: law, community development, policy, Aboriginal studies or other relevant disciplines.

Djirra seeks volunteers with strong analytical and conceptual ability, and excellent research and communication skills. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We usually offer two rounds per year for expressions of interest in volunteering. To find our more information or express interest, please send your CV with a covering letter to hr@djirra.org.au