*Deadline extended till 5:00PM March 4, 2021
Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS) one of Legal Aid Ontario’s network of community legal clinics providing poverty law services. PCLS is also a teaching clinic for Osgoode Hall Law School and law students are our primary caseworkers, supervised by PCLS staff. We serve low income clients in a culturally diverse community on the west side, particularly in the areas of housing and homelessness, immigration and migrant rights law, workers’ rights issues, and social assistance, violence and health issues, in conjunction with community development work to address systemic issues of poverty and social exclusion.
PCLS seeks a skilled and experienced community lawyer to supervise students in primarily housing and homelessness law casework and to work for positive legal and social change in areas related to housing, income security and homelessness. We welcome applicants with at least three years of experience in the practice of housing law and experience in other clinic areas of law. Working in a team to supervise students and advance social justice, the lawyer will also be actively involved in community outreach, public legal education and law reform initiatives. The position in a one-year, full-time contract position.
For more information or apply with letter of application and CV, contact Parkdale Community Legal Services at: firstname.lastname@example.org