Community Legal Worker

Timmins‐Temiskaming Community Legal Clinic

Permanent Full‐Time Position

The Timmins‐Temiskaming Community Legal Clinic (“TTCLC”) is currently seeking a Community Legal Worker to join our team.

The TTCLC is a community legal clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario. We provide legal advice and representation to low-income residents of the Timmins and Temiskaming areas, primarily in areas of housing and income maintenance like the Ontario Disability Program or Ontario Works.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience as a community legal worker with a legal clinic and/or membership in good standing of the LSUC as a licensed paralegal.
  • Commitment to social justice issues and to the delivery of high quality legal services to disadvantaged individuals and groups.
  • Knowledge and experience with Residential Tenancies, Ontario Disability Support Program, Ontario Works and CPP matters.
  • Demonstrated effective advocacy and communication skills.
  • Strong legal skills, including research and analytical skills, negotiations and public speaking.
  • Ability to work effectively autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills and a strong ability to handle multiple priorities in a high volume environment.
  • Capacity to deliver services in French an asset.

The candidate’s salary will be commensurate with the level of experience, starting at $68,500 annually.

Applications must include a cover letter and a resume with references, to be received by email, with subject line “CLW Application”, to by Friday, March 24, 2023.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request from candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.