Legal Advocate at the Wachiay Friendship Centre

Job Title: 
Legal Advocate
Organization: 
Wachiay Friendship Centre
Deadline: 
Apr 7 2017 - 5:00pm
Remuneration: 

$22 to $26 per hour, commensurate with education, experience and training.
Job Description: The Legal Advocate provides information, referral, summary advice and/or representation to persons of modest means with issues of income security, disability benefits, tenancy, debt and more.

Job Description: 

The Legal Advocate provides information, referral, summary advice and/or representation to persons of modest means with issues of income security, disability benefits, tenancy, debt and more.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

Grade 12 and minimum of two years' experience, preference given to applicants with recent Law Foundation training and/or a degree or diploma in a related field.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Client intake, determine legal issues, assess options, provide client with information and advice, seek instructions from client. If full representation, review strategy with supervising lawyer. Negotiate or represent client in administrative tribunal or hearing to resolve legal issues and secure best possible outcome for client. Maintain client database, perform conflict checks, manage confidential client information and file materials in accordance with accepted legal practices and procedures.

How to Apply: 

Please apply by email, fax or mail. Provide your resume with references and a covering letter with contact information including name, address, phone and email.

EMAIL: info [at] wachiay [dot] com or lisa [at] wachiay [dot] com
FAX: 250-338-7287
MAIL: P.O. Box 3204, Courtenay, BC, V9N 5N4
BY HAND: 1625 McPhee Avenue, Courtenay, BC, V9N 3A2

Location

Courtenay, BC
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