The National Women’s Alliances (the Alliances) are funded by the Australian Government to ensure diverse women’s voices are heard in the policy making process. Alliances advocate for the economic security, safety and leadership opportunities of women in Australia and collaborate with policymakers to inform Australian Government policies that impact women.
Six specialist women’s alliances are funded through the Prime Minister and Cabinet Women’s Leadership and Development Program:
The National Women’s Safety Alliance (NWSA) will bring together a diversity of voices, expertise and experiences to inform policy reform to inform and guide national policy reform on women’s safety. YWCA Canberra is the auspicing body of the National Women’s Safety Alliance and the NWSA office is located at the YWCA Canberra.
The NWSA Policy and Advocacy Adviser is a key role reporting directly to the Director, NWSA.
The person in this role will develop and coordinate NWSA policy and advocacy work. This includes conducting research and developing policy positions and submissions; liaising with NWSA members; and providing administrative support to the NWSA Director, Policy & Advocacy Advisory Committee and Working Groups. This position represents a unique opportunity to influence the national conversation on women’s safety.
More information on NWSA and its composition can be found at www.nwsa.org.au
As an employee of YWCA Canberra, you can access significant salary sacrificing arrangements.
What’s in it for you?
Access the position description and guidelines on our careers page on how to apply though our recruitment portal here – Recruitment – Sign In – Aurion
For a confidential discussion or further information please contact Frances Crimmins, YWCA Canberra Chief Executive Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.