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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

Summer Law Student Position

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 4, 2022 (using the subject line “Summer Law Student”) to:

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

Only those being offered an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to work in the Belleville office.

We are a living wage employer.

“We are an equal opportunity employer striving to reflect the population of Ontario”

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