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Job title: Office Administrator

Work Type: Part-time/Permanent, 4 days per week
Classification: Administration

Remuneration: Level 3, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry (SCHCADS) Award 2010, pro-rated on $68,059.42 - $73,199.41 (commensurate with qualifications and experience) as per WRC Enterprise Agreement, includes 10% above Award rate, plus 36 hour week, 11 days additional leave, superannuation 10.5%, and access to salary sacrificing arrangements
Job posted on:  7 September 2020
Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 21 September 2020

The Welfare Rights Centre is looking for an Office Administrator to fill a part-time permanent position.

Your role will be to contribute to the smooth running of the Welfare Rights Centre, through general administrative duties, the supervision of volunteers and development and maintenance of internal systems and processes.

This is a great opportunity to join a team of committed people working to enforce the rights of socially and economically disadvantaged people to income support.

Full training will be provided to the right candidate.

Experience working the community legal sector is not essential as long as you have experience in a similar role and experience working or volunteering in a legal setting or with socially and economically disadvantaged people.

You will report to both the Executive Director and the Principal Solicitor. Please contact Katherine Boyle on (02) 9211 5389 if you have any questions.

Please email the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Claim for position against the selection criteria
  • Your CV

Applications close 9:00 am Monday 21 September 2020 with a view to interview the week of 28 September 2020.

Selection criteria:

  1. Demonstrated ability to maintain key office systems, including email, filing, computer, web and telecommunication systems.
  2. Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage own workload.
  3. High level computer literacy skills including in Excel and capacity to become expert in the use of the database CLASS.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Experience in supervising volunteers and working collaboratively with others in a small team.
  6. Appropriate experience: 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an administrative role;


  • Experience volunteering or working in a community legal centre; OR
  • Experience volunteering or working in a legal setting; OR
  • Experience volunteering or working with socially and economically disadvantaged people.
  1. Demonstrated commitment to achieving social justice.

Click here for Position Description.


Due to the COVID-19 situation the Centre is not currently recruiting for volunteers.