In addition to legal positions, we have opportunities in information technology, project management, communications, customer service and more. From lawyers, paralegals and courthouse staff across the province to policy consultants working with vulnerable client groups, our staff enjoy rewarding careers that help low-income Ontarians access justice. The following positions are for job postings currently available outside LAO at various community and specialty law clinics across the province, as well as legal aid agencies across Canada. Legal clinics operate independently under the direction of their respective boards of directors. All hiring criteria and decisions for the positions listed below are those of the organization or clinic hosting the position. We want to make the client`s experience in accessing community legal services as seamless as possible. We believe it is important to take a holistic approach with people who ask us for help. Do not hesitate to contact us directly for help with your customers` problems. Legal aid is provided across the province by staff lawyers, private members of the Bar Association who work on legal aid certificates, and LAO-funded community legal clinics. Coordination between these different approaches, other aspects of the justice system and community service is supported by LAO.
Public legal information and training is available online at www.legalaid.on.ca, as well as at legal information centres and courthouses across the province. The company, which is managed and directed by its Board of Directors, establishes policies and priorities for the provision of legal aid services based on its financial resources. The Society advises the Attorney General on all aspects of legal aid in Ontario. Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) exists to manage a cost-effective and efficient system for providing quality legal services to low-income people in Ontario. Provide criminal justice counselling services in Brampton. Criminal duty counsel is responsible for providing support to clients for criminal matters at the courthouse, both virtually and in person, once personal services resume. Defence Counsel The Council is composed of 11 persons appointed for a specified term. Five of these individuals are selected by the Attorney General from a list of individuals recommended by the Law Society of Ontario. One of them is appointed Chair of the Committee by the Lieutenant Governor of Council on the recommendation of the Attorney General in consultation with the Law Society of Ontario. If one or more seats are vacant on the Board, the other members may exercise all the powers of the Board of Directors if they constitute a quorum of the fully constituted Board. Our recruitment process reflects our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Customers can call CALC between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. You should have documents or decision letters regarding their issue with them for the appeal. The Corporation is composed of the members of its Board of Directors appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Attorney General. Provide criminal justice counselling services in the City of Kenora and throughout Kenora County. This role may occasionally require travel across the district. Criminal duty counsel is responsible for providing criminal client service Upload your resume and other supporting documents and create a user profile. We have useful information for employees who work for Legal Aid Ontario, including: Legal Aid Ontario encourages applicants from equal groups, including but not limited to people of First Nations, Inuit or Métis ancestry, people with disabilities, women, members of racialized communities, and the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
We recognize the value of diversity, equity and inclusion, and are committed to removing systemic barriers and attracting and retaining diverse employees. All interested and eligible persons will be considered, with due regard to all grounds protected under the Ontario Human Rights Code. For technical assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-877-427-7717. We thank all those who apply, but only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. For more information, see our January 2021 presentation for legal aid employees on community legal clinics, “CLC 101 & Referring People to Clinics.” Your application must indicate how you meet the requirements of the position for which you are applying. For more information, please contact our Human Resources department in email@example.com. Provide counselling, remotely and in person, in North York (1000 Finch) and as directed by LAO and/or any location in Toronto where criminal justice services are provided. This includes the new Toronto Courthouse, Toronto This position is primarily responsible for managing offices and operations in the Windsor and London districts. This role requires travel to the Western District.
Reporting to: Manager, District OperationsLAO is training Ontario Legal Aid Officers who will receive $375 per day, excluding the Chair of the Board of Directors, who will be paid at a rate set by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. LAO is an equal opportunity employer. All information collected is confidential to Legal Aid Ontario and will be treated in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.