Women’s Advocate

Employer: Micah Projects

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 2 August 2024

Job Description:

Micah Projects is a community based not-for-profit organisation with a vision to create justice and respond to injustice at the personal, social, and structural levels in church, government, business, and society. We believe that every child and adult has the right to a home, an income, healthcare, education, safety, dignity, and connection with their community of choice. Micah Projects provides a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families.

 Job Description

The Family Pathway Program is a service available to families that are currently experiencing adolescent-to-parent violence (APV) in the Brisbane Region by providing intake, assessment, case management and psycho-education to families experiencing APV. The Family Pathway Program is designed to support female protective care givers whilst assisting young males using violence in the home to understand their use power, control and abuse, arising from the impacts of experiencing domestic and family violence within their family and home.

As a Women’s Advocate you will work as part of the Family Pathways Program to support young people and protective caregivers impacted by domestic and family violence, with the aim of addressing the young person’s use of adolescent-to-parent violence.

This is a permanent full time employment opportunity with conditions and salary at Level 5 of the SCHADS Award.

 Desired Skills and Experience

You should have relevant certificate, diploma or tertiary qualification and extensive experience, or a combination of experience, expertise, and competence along with demonstrated experience in working with people who may be experiencing a crisis, and the ability to conduct risk assessments and develop plans around safety and needs identified.


You will also need to demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply current theory and practice relating to domestic and family violence and a gendered analysis of this issue, including using a trauma informed approach to support and advocacy as well as understanding and knowledge of the nuances, characteristics and dynamic risk of adolescent-to-parent violence.


More information about the role and to learn more about the key selection criteria, select the link to the Position Description.


For more information, please email [email protected].


Benefits of working at Micah Projects

  • Join a well recognised multidisciplinary organisation
  • Salary Packaging option up to $15,899, increasing your take-home pay (additional meals and entertainment card option up to $2,650)
  • Access to other employee benefits and wellbeing hub
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities, including further training, so you can broaden your horizons and sharpen your skillset during your time with us.


How to Apply!

If you believe that you have interest, passion, and desire to make a difference in people’s lives, please visit the Micah Projects Careers Page to apply for this position.

Please supply a Resume/CV and a covering letter/email addressing the Key Responsibilities and Essential Criteria (maximum of 2 pages), along with any other relevant documentation.

While the deadline to receive applications is 5pm, Friday 2 Aug 2024, applications will be assessed with interviews being conducted as they are received so do not delay in applying!

Micah Projects is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage applications from people of all abilities and life experiences. We also encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.



Name: Jo Villa

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