Competition Number: LAA-22- 54
Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Location: High Level
Competition Ends: September 11, 2022
As a publicly funded, non-profit organization, Legal Aid Alberta provides affordable legal services in family law, domestic violence, child welfare, immigration, and youth and adult criminal defense. We are Alberta-wide, with 300 staff and 1,200 private practice lawyers helping people overcome their legal challenges in more than 75 communities across the province.
This is a unique opportunity working from High Level, AB to support the surrounding northern communities. You will work as Duty Counsel in the High-Level court and circuit points, as well as carry files from these jurisdictions. Working with the northern communities, means you are resilient and self-reliant. You have excellent communication skills and enjoy relationship building in the communities you serve. You will be well supported by the amazing team of Legal Aid Alberta lawyers. You are looking to grow expertise in criminal and/or child welfare and are able to advise clients of their rights and legal obligations in that area. You are a quick thinker, able to provide sound advice and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. You understand that this position requires that you work independently and that you respect the duties and responsibilities the position brings. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as enjoy learning new things and can adapt to change quickly. You are computer-savvy, detail oriented and organized. You enjoy fast-paced work environments, and you are always up for a challenge. You care deeply about the success of our team and have a solid understanding of our organization’s mission and values.
Reporting to the Legal Services Manager, some of the key responsibilities include:
Education and Experience:
Knowledge and Skills:
Perks of working with us
• Competitive wage
• RRSP with 8% employer contribution
• Health and dental benefits
• Health and wellness accounts
• Employee assistance program
• Weekends off
• Winter/Christmas closure (paid time off)
Click Apply Now. You can also send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Reference competition number [LAA-22-54]. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.