Careers at LAO

Summer law student

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Are you looking for significant and meaningful work this summer? Our community legal clinic located in Belleville, Ontario, has an opening for a LAW STUDENT.

Applicants must:

  • be currently enrolled in an accredited Law School program
  • have a demonstrated commitment to social justice work

Under the supervision of lawyers, the law student may provide:

  • Client intake, in busy office environment
  • Clerical and research support for legal workers
  • Assistance with Ontario Disability Support Program and housing law matters including conducting hearings
  • Assistance with other special projects & public legal education

Previous clinic experience is an asset.

This position may be funded by Service Canada. Applicants must be eligible under Service Canadas Summer Jobs criteria and:

  • be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of the employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Act;
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

Other applicants may still apply.

To apply, please email your resume and covering letter by March 14, 2017 (using the subject line Summer Law Student) to:

158 George Street, Level 1
Belleville, Ontario K8N 3H2

Only those being offered an interview will be contacted. Volunteer opportunities are also available.

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