Tenant Advocate - Northern Sydney Area Tenants' Service
Marrickville Legal Centre
Role and Context of the Position
Marrickville Legal Centre's Northern Sydney Area Tenants' Service seeks a Tenant Advocate to provide advice, advocacy and community legal education to tenants.
Marrickville Legal Centre (MLC) provides access to justice through the provision of legal services, law reform and community legal education. In particular, MLC assists people who are disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances.
The primary aim of the tenancy service is to help vulnerable renters and social housing tenants to assert and advance their rights, assisting them to control and resolve their own disputes. The service also engages in law reform and policy work to address systemic disadvantage and provides legal education to community workers.
Marrickville Legal Centre auspices both the Inner West Tenants’ Advice & Advocacy Service (IWTAAS) and the Northern Sydney Area Tenants’ Service (NSATS), based in Dulwich Hill. Tenant advocate positions are located predominantly with either the Marrickville or Dulwich Hill office, however, advocates may be required to work from the other office from time to time.
This is a permanent part-time role (three days per week) based at our office in Dulwich Hill.