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Welcome to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)'s job posting site. We hope you'll spend a few minutes reviewing the available competitions. To apply for a specific position, email your resume to with the job competition number in the subject line.

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Find out what employment benefits you can expect to receive when you embark on a legal career with LAO.

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Information on opportunities available to summer and articling law students.

Current Legal Aid Ontario job postings

Date posted Position Department/Area Salary Application
June 29 Legal Aid Worker (Senior Counsel Family/Criminal) Windsor Courthouse $46,885 - $69,985 July 11
June 29 Senior Legal Counsel, Appeals General Counsel Office TBD July 8
June 24 Legal Aid Worker St Catharines $46,885 - $69,985 June 30
June 23 2017/18 Articling Students Kenora $1,095 /week July 1
June 21 Bilingual District Triage Officer Hamilton-Kitchener District Office $39,666 - $59,202 July 5
June 17 2017/18 Articling Students Greater Toronto Area $1,095 /week July 1

The positions below are for opportunities currently available outside of Legal Aid Ontario at various community and specialty legal clinics located throughout the province as well as Legal Aid organizations across Canada. Legal clinics function independently, under the guidance of their respective boards of directors. All criteria and hiring decisions for the postings below are those of the organization or clinic hosting the position.

Any questions or concerns about these postings should be directed to the appropriate organization or clinic.

Other employment opportunities

Date posted Position Department/Area Salary Application
June 24 Social Worker Peterborough Community Legal Centre $75,000 Aug. 5
June 22 Law Student/Front Desk Intake Worker West Toronto Community Legal Services TBD July 4
June 22 Paralegal/Law Clerk Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) TBD July 11
June 22 Staff Lawyer West Toronto Community Legal Services TBD July 4
June 16 Lawyer University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic TBD July 15
June 9 Aboriginal Justice Co-ordinator Legal Assistance of Windsor (LAW) TBD June 30
June 9 Paralegal West End Legal Services of Ottawa TBD June 30
May 25 2017-18 Articling Students Workers' Health and Safety Legal Centre TBD June 30
May 4 Articling Student - 2017/2018 South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) TBD Jul. 1
Apr. 20 Articling position Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) TBD July 1
Apr. 4 2017-18 Bilingual articling position Elliot Lake and North Shore Community Legal Clinic (ELAK) TBD Jun. 30
Apr. 1 2017-18 Articling position Elliot Lake and North Shore Community Legal Clinic (ELAK) TBD Jun. 30

Legal Aid Ontario values integrity, respect, responsiveness, excellence, independence, accountability, openness and consistency. Our recruitment process reflects our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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