Careers at Legal Aid Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) 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.

It can be very rewarding to work for an organization that provides quality legal services to low-income individuals. LAO values employees who deliver superior service to those who need it most.

How to apply

  • upload your resume and any other supporting documents and create a user profile. Your resume or application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. When you upload your resume, information such as your name and address will be pulled from it to fill in some of the basic fields of your user profile. Your user profile also includes your education, experience and skills. Note: you must have an email address to create a user profile. If you do not have an email address, you can set up a free Google, Yahoo or other email provider account.

Once you have created your profile, you can log in anytime to see the status of your application(s), update your information, apply for other positions, add skills and add more supporting documents.

We thank all of those who apply, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Assistance applying online

Please contact webhelp.njoyn@cgi.com or call 1-877-427-7717.

Other employment opportunities

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.

Position Department/area Salary Posted Application deadline
Project outreach lawyer Halton Community Legal Services $70,000 - $80,000 Aug. 28 Sept. 21
Tenant duty counsel Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) $67,470 Sept. 7 Sept. 21
Office manager Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) TBD Sept. 11 Sept. 28
Lawyer Legal Aid Saskatchewan $77,420 - $139,708 Sept. 14 Oct. 1
Case management master Ministry of the Attorney General TBD Sept. 18 Oct. 5
Immigration lawyer HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) TBD Sept. 21 Oct. 10
Community legal worker South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) TBD Sept. 18 Oct. 12
Lawyer / Review Counsel (Employment Law) Lakehead University Community Legal Services $78,146 - $97,682 Sept. 21 Oct. 16

More information

For more information, contact our Human Resources department at hr@lao.on.ca.

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.

Legal Aid Ontario is an equal opportunity employer. All information collected is confidential to Legal Aid Ontario and is handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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