YFS is a leading not-for-profit organisation working with vulnerable people in Logan and surrounds. YFS offers a range of services including family support, DV programs, financial counselling, employment preparation and housing case management. We are uniquely positioned to help families achieve real change to end inter-generational disadvantage.

Solicitor

$77,078 (pro rata)
24 hours per week

 (plus superannuation and salary sacrifice option available)

YFS seeks an experienced Solicitor to join the YFS Legal team.  The Legal Service is an integral part of YFS providing free legal advice, community education and court representation in criminal and domestic violence duty lawyer areas.

We are looking for an applicant that is resilient, robust and enthusiastic about providing quality legal advice to people who are financially disadvantaged in Logan City.

YFS Legal is looking for a generalist lawyer, with experience in civil law. The successful applicant will be passionate about delivering front line legal services to the local community. Specific duties include:

  • providing advice, information and referrals predominantly in the area of civil law, but also advice relating to family and family and domestic violence;
  • providing legal community education; and
  • Providing a duty Lawyer service at Beenleigh Magistrates Court for Respondents, which includes advice and representation in Court.

Applicants are required to have a practising certificate from either the Queensland Law Society or the Bar Association of Queensland. A current Queensland C Class driver’s licence is required. The successful applicant must have (or the ability to obtain) a Positive Blue Card Notice and Disability Services Yellow Card Exemption Notice.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a legal service that works alongside other community and government services to provide joined up service provision for people.  Applicants are initially required to submit a resume and a one page covering letter expressing interest in the position and alignment with the position description’s qualifications and competencies.

Click here to download Position description and Application information.

Closing Date: 12pm Friday, 15 December 2017

Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Senior Housing Specialist

$77,078

Full time

(plus superannuation and salary sacrifice option available)

YFS Housing First provide case management to help people find and maintain housing, and link up with community services. If you believe housing is a human right, and you’re a savvy communicator – read on.

 

We are looking for a skilled, energetic and enthusiastic person who is able to work in a leadership capacity in a team.  You will support the Program Manager to develop and support a high performing team, as well as undertake your own caseload. Case Management experience is necessary; experience in leadership, and housing related and property management experience a plus. The work is fast paced and interesting, requiring attention to detail and good administration skills as well as superior people skills.

Attractive salary sacrificing includes a tax free salary component which means more in your take home pay. You will also benefit from training and on-going professional development, a supportive working environment and a monthly accrued day off for full-time employees.

Applicants are initially required to submit a resume and a one page covering letter expressing interest in the position and alignment with the position description’s qualifications.

Click here to download Position description and Application information.

Closing date:  12pm, Monday 18 December 2017

Interviews scheduled for Thursday 21 December 2017