Careers at LAO

Community legal worker

Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (MTCSALC)

Two year contract position

Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (MTCSALC), a community legal clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario, is seeking a dynamic community legal worker to help advance social justice and racial equity through community organizing, public legal education and client services. This is a two year full time contract position with a possibility of becoming a permanent position.

The anticipated start date for this position is May 15, 2017.

Qualifications

  • Fluency in both Cantonese and Mandarin languages
  • Strong understanding of systemic issues affecting low income immigrants and refugees
  • Strong analytical skills and deep understanding of policies affecting marginalized groups including racialized communities, immigrants and refugees
  • Effective advocacy skills
  • Experience in community organizing and community development within marginalized communities
  • Experience working with racialized communities, immigrants, refugees, and other disadvantaged communities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in utilizing computer technology

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Interested candidates are asked to submit resumes to:

Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
Hiring Committee
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1701
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z8
Tel: (416) 971-9674
Fax: (416) 971-6780
Email: mcsalegalclinic@gmail.com

We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.