Staff Solicitor M ori Legal Services Team
Community Legal Services South Trust
Auckland, Newzealand
3d ago
source : Hireejobs

About the business We are a Community Law Centre with offices in Otara and Papakura we also have outreach services at Manurewa Marae and at Pukekohe Heartlands Service Centre We provide free legal services to those with an unmet legal need in the Counties Manukau and Franklin Districts We provide a free mediation service and also deliver legal education to community groups probation services churches and schools We have a culturally diverse workplace with lawyers fluent in Tongan Samoan M ori Tagalog Fijian and Hindi About the role The role will support our Manager of M ori Legal Services to coordinate and drive professional development in Te Tiriti o Waitangi work to develop relationships of trust with iwi hapu and panMaori organisations recommend effective strategies for consultation with and service delivery to M ori provide advice to support the engagement of M ori communities with our services work on the legal issues that affect M ori Most importantly working with and on behalf of M ori Applications for this position close on 5 January 2020 at 5 00pm Please send your Cover Letter and C V through Seek or email either wipere mita clsstlaw com or robyn martin clsstlaw com Benefits and perks We have an awesome team with a great sense of humour we love a challenge are passionate about access to justice and care about our vulnerable communities We like to celebrate with food so along with that comes free Gym membership Towards the winter months you will be offered a free flu vaccination We are a great place to work and we care about each and every employee Skills and experience Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi Proficiency in Te Reo A high level of credibility in te Ao M ori An understanding of M ori legal issuesAbility to develop networks and liaise between Roop Experience in supporting M ori who work in isolation in non M ori entities Project skills strong analytical skills Strong research skills Must have a clean drivers licence and car Must hold or be able to hold a NZ practicing certificate

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