Client Intake Supervisor


Internal expressions of interest now open!


A new opportunity is available for current MLC staff and volunteers to support our community from the frontline.

Position: Client Intake Supervisor (Casual)
Organisation: Marrickville Legal Centre 
Location: Marrickville, New South Wales
Applications close: 5:00pm Monday 25 October 2021


Marrickville Legal Centre (MLC) offers free legal advice and assistance to the community of the inner-west, south-west, southern suburbs of Sydney, and beyond. There are 1.5 million people living in our key catchment: that’s 30 percent of Sydney’s total population. Marrickville Legal Centre solicitors provide access to justice through the provision of legal services, law reform and community legal education, particularly for people who are disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances. 

This position supports the work of the Centre by co-ordinating and supervising our volunteers working on our reception to provide appropriate information, legal and non-legal referrals, and appointments to members of the community seeking our assistance. This role also provides basic tenancy advice, under supervision, and administrative support for the management team, as required from time to time.  


The position requires a practical understanding and application of the structures, methods, and procedures of the legal system of the State of NSW and the Commonwealth. 

Under the supervision and guidance of the Operations Manager, the Client Intake Supervisor is also responsible for the smooth running of our office reception and is the centre’s professional public face for all initial public contact, including incoming calls, voicemail, face-to-face client enquiries and providing appropriate information and referrals.

This is a casual position, 3 to 35 hours per week, from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am and 8pm, hours and days to be agreed. 

How to apply: Email with your resume and a covering letter which addresses the essential skills in the position description below. For additional questions about the position or about working at MLC, contact acting Managing Principal Solicitor Justin Abi-Daher at, or call (02) 9137 6051 .