Specialist Domestic Violence and Housing Advocate Micah Projects


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.

Micah Projects has been providing services to people who have experienced childhood abuse in institutional care for over 25 years. 

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is the specialist domestic violence service for the Brisbane metropolitan region. Brisbane Domestic Violence Service is funded by the Department of Justice and Attorney General to provide free and confidential services to adults and children who have been impacted by domestic and family violence. BDVS has a focus on achieving safety and stability for the individuals and families that we support. 

How you will make a Difference:

As a Specialist Domestic Violence and Housing Advocate you will work as part of the team to provide mobile support to women and children, or other victims who are in housing crisis due to domestic and family violence to access safe affordable and appropriate emergency and long-term housing options. 

This is a full-time permanent employment opportunity located at West End, with conditions and salary at Level 4 of the SCHADS Award.

To be considered for this role, you’ll need to hold a relevant qualification and/or extensive experience, or a combination of experience, expertise, and competence.

You will also have knowledge of or ability to acquire relevant knowledge of legislation and regulations, such as The Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 and The Child Protection Act 1999.

Demonstrated experience in working with people in a human service setting, knowledge and experience in collaborative teamwork, service navigation, and local community supports and ability to learn cross-disciplinary responses to domestic and family violence housing and homelessness is also essential to this position.

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

Benefits of working at Micah Projects:

  • Join a well recognised multidisciplinary organisation
  • Salary Packaging options, so you can increase your take-home pay
  • Access to 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!

Please supply a Resume/CV and a two (2) page covering letter addressing the Essential Criteria, along with any other documentation relevant for this position. 

Please visit the Micah Projects Careers Page to apply for this position. While the deadline to receive applications is 5pm, Monday 28 August 2023, 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.