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 Canada's Summer Jobs criteria and:

  • be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Other applicants may still apply.

To apply, please email your resume and covering letter by March 27, 2019 (using the subject line "Summer Law Student") to:

Community & Advocacy Legal Centre (CALC)
158 George Street, Level 1
Belleville, Ontario K8N 3H2
morganl@lao.on.ca

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

"We are an equal opportunity employer striving to reflect the population of Ontario."

Please visit our website at: www.communitylegalcentre.ca

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