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Community Legal Worker – Dryden or Kenora

Website Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation

Employment Opportunity

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation is presently recruiting for a

COMMUNITY LEGAL WORKER

Dryden, Kenora, ON

The Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation provides legal, paralegal, and law-related services including public legal education to the members of the First Nations of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN). The Corporation also functions as an Area Office of Legal Aid Ontario (LAO).

The CLW is a crucial member of the NALSC team. S/he will work with justice personnel and the community to improve access to justice and assist clients and their families in various legal matters. S/he will play a central role in the development and delivery of public legal education and assist in promoting and coordinating NALSC restorative justice programs in the community.

Qualifications:
• completion of Secondary School
• willing to learn the various aspects of the legal system including Restorative Justice
alternatives
• understands need for confidentiality
• able to work with minimal supervision
• satisfactory written and oral communications skills including computer skills
• ability to speak the Oji Cree language preferred
• willingness to communicate with others about law-related and traditional issues
• must be willing and able to travel

Benefits:
• 6% pension matching
• 100% employer paid health benefits.
• 3 weeks paid vacation after your first year.

Location: Dryden, Kenora, ON
Hours: Full Time (35 Hours Per Week)
Salary: In accordance with established pay grid and commensurate with education/experience
CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2024

Please send cover letter, and resume to:
Human Resources, Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation,

101 Syndicate Ave N, Suite 101, Thunder Bay, ON, P7C 3V4

Email: hr@nanlegal.on.ca

NALSC invites applications from qualified members of NAN. Please indicate in your cover letter how you meet the criteria for the position and whether you are a NAN member. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

For more information, please visit our website: https://nanlegal.on.ca/jobs/

To apply for this job email your details to HR@nanlegal.on.ca.

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