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Human Rights Representative / Advisor

Ontario Human Rights Legal Support Centre

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) provides a broad range of legal services, including representation, to human rights claimants applying to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). The Centre is seeking applications for a Human Rights Representative / Advisor position. The successful candidate will have human rights expertise and experience with drafting and filing HRTO applications. The person filling this position will provide legal information and advice over the telephone to individuals who have experienced discrimination, will conduct client interviews, and may be required to provide legal representation at HRTO mediations. Qualifications include an understanding of anti-Black racism and discrimination issues affecting Ontario’s Black communities.

This is a full-time, one-year contract position funded by Legal Aid Ontario (LAO), and is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit. This position will be located in Toronto. The salary range for this position starts at $53,828. General hours of work for this position are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Full Job Description

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is committed to equity and diversity and welcomes applications from people who are reflective of diverse communities. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Accessible formats of this posting are available upon request.

How to apply

Applications must:

  1. Be submitted as one attachment
  2. Include a resume and a covering letter
  3. Addressed to the attention of Human Resources
  4. Submitted by e-mail to the following address:
  5. Subject line should read: HRR/HRA – November 2017

Application deadline: Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.