Work with us

Working for Tenants Victoria is an opportunity to help us make renting fair, secure and dignified for all Victorians.

Consider a career at Tenants Victoria

Tenants Victoria is the state’s peak body for renters and leading tenancy legal centre. We work towards long-term change for the benefit of all tenants, while also advising as many individual renters as possible on their rights.

Everyone at the organisation is driven by our purpose and committed to making a real and measurable difference in the lives of our clients.

We are an inclusive employer and strive to reflect all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients.

We welcome and encourage applications from skilled and compassionate people. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience as renters and people of all ages.

Staff benefits

At Tenants Victoria you will be working for an organisation that believes in you, and believes you can make a difference, no matter your role. We can offer:

  • Salary packaging — up to $15,900 in tax-free pay each year
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Additional goodwill leave benefits
  • Flexible work hours where possible
  • Employee Assistance Program — a free and confidential counselling service

Work rights

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia or New Zealand, as applicable. Australian applicants must undergo a Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Roles available

Corporate services manager

This newly created position is responsible for providing leadership in a time of transition and change, leading reform of financial services, facilities, IT, contract management and administration.

Based in Fitzroy, Melbourne, this position is full-time for an initial 6 month contract with the possibility of becoming a permanent role.

Your primary mandate will be to take responsibility for day to day operational responsibilities to ensure the business runs smoothly and ensure innovative processes are developed.

You will have a highly developed knowledge and a strong understanding of finance and related issues within the community sector. You will know how to initiate change and respond to challenges.

For more details about the role and to apply click here

Volunteer PLT paralegals

We currently have 5 x PLT paralegal vacancies open (commencing in about early May 2021). These are volunteer positions, available 2 days a week for a minimum of 6 months (24 weeks), with the opportunity for extension.

The main purpose of the role is to provide high quality paralegal and administrative support to the legal services team, including providing casework support, drafting legal documents and letters, corresponding with clients, making referrals, preparing summaries, attending VCAT hearings, and more.

In return, Tenants Victoria will provide you with real world training that allow you to put your legal knowledge to practice.

Our office is based in Fitzroy, Melbourne, and we have flexible working arrangement during COVID-19 restrictions.

For more details about the role and to apply click here

Financial counsellor

The Tenants Victoria financial counsellor’s role is to establish and deliver a specialist financial counselling service that assists Victorian tenants, working collaboratively with Tenants Victoria’s lawyers and social workers as part of an integrated model of service delivery that incorporates legal assistance, financial counselling and social work.

Our office is based in Fitzroy, Melbourne, and we have flexible working arrangement during COVID-19 restrictions. This is fixed-term, full-time position for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension.

For more details about the role and to apply click here


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