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Working at CALC

If you are interested in working at our clinic, please check this page regularly. We are an equal opportunity employer striving to reflect the population of Ontario.  Please note that we usually post opportunities on Legal Aid Ontario’s website, Canadian law schools, community colleges with paralegal programs, CareerEdge and Indeed (via CareerEdge) as well as our CALC Twitter and Facebook pages.

We also offer placement and volunteer opportunities.

Current employment opportunities

Legal & Administrative Assistant

If you are passionate about social justice and engaging in meaningful work you will want to join our team at the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC). We are a community legal clinic providing free legal services for persons with low income in Hastings, Prince Edward and Lennox & Addington Counties.

Candidates will have a college diploma, university degree, or comparable experience as a law clerk or legal assistant. Candidates will have strong keyboarding, organizational and support staff skills.

The primary role of a legal assistant is to guide clients through CALC services and to provide support to CALC staff. Duties include:

  • Being the first point of contact for potential clients and others
  • Creating records in our client management system and managing intake process and flows
  • Managing and digital filing of information from all sources, including by telephone, email, text, online and video communications and in-person visits to our office
  • Assisting clients with accessing resources needed to resolve their legal issues

This position is available February 1. Salary is commensurate with experience and responsibility. This is a one-year contract, with the possibility of extension.

To apply, please email your resume and covering letter by January 20 explaining why you are interested in joining CALC. Please also supply the names of three professional references to morganl@lao.on.ca. Only those being offered an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer striving to reflect the population living in Ontario.

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