Competition Number: LAA-22-73
Job Type: Full Time Temporary (4 Month Contract)
Location: Edmonton, AB and Calgary, AB
Competition Ends: February 15, 2023
We are Legal Aid Alberta. We believe in an Alberta where everyone is able to understand and protect their legal rights. As a publicly funded, non-profit organization, we provide affordable legal services in family law, domestic violence, child welfare, immigration, and youth and adult criminal defense. We are Alberta-wide: Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Siksika Nation, and Wetaskiwin. We work together to serve Albertans, protecting their rights and ensuring a fair legal process.
Working at Legal Aid Alberta means you care about people and empathize with their situations. You have excellent communication skills, especially in tough situations. You are a quick thinker, able to provide sound advice, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. You have effective communication and interpersonal skills as well as enjoy learning new things and can adapt to change quickly.
Reporting to the Supervising Lawyer some of the key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Education and Experience:
Knowledge and Skills:
Perks of working with us
Hands on experience within the areas of law at Legal Aid Alberta.
If you got excited at the prospect of being a part of our team when you reviewed this posting and you meet the minimum qualifications, select “Apply Now for Calgary” “Apply Now for Edmonton” to apply for this position. Applications for this competition will remain open until February 15, 2023. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted and interviews will occur in compliance with the Law Society of Alberta’s Summer Student Recruitment dates of February 21, 2023 to February 24, 2023.
The successful candidate will be required to provide an acceptable criminal record check.