The Human Rights Legal Support Centre (HRLSC) provides free legal assistance to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The HRLSC is seeking applications for a Law Clerk / Human Rights Representative (HRR) to carry out and conduct the enforcement of Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) orders and as a member of a Legal Team to provide in depth legal services to individuals who have experienced discrimination, in respect of applications and potential applications to the HRTO.
Qualifications include the ability to interpret and communicate Ontario human rights legislation (Human Rights Code), enforcement of orders legislation and rules in Ontario, including the Rules of Civil Procedure, the Rules of the Small Claims Court, and/or other social justice legislation such as employment standards, landlord/tenant and workers’ compensation. The successful applicant will have experience working with individual and systemic principles and issues relating to human rights, excellent knowledge of community resources, the effective ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with diverse communities and will have sound interviewing, listening, explaining and counseling / representation skills. Computer skills including Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and experience using a case management or data base system are required.
This is a full-time, temporary contract position until October 2023, with the possibility of extension and is located in Toronto. This position reports to the Director of Legal Services and Manager, Legal Services, is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit and is not open to lawyers. The salary range for this position is $60,021 – $87,887. The usual hours of work are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
How to apply
1. Include a resume and a covering letter, submitted as one attachment
2. Be addressed to the attention of Human Resources
3. Be submitted by e-mail to: email@example.com
4. Have the e-mail subject line: Law Clerk / HRR – 20211125
The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is committed to equity and diversity and encourages applications from people who are reflective of Indigenous and diverse communities. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Accessible formats of this posting are available upon request.
Application Deadline: December 2, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.
We thank you for your interest in this opportunity.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.