Poverty Law Advocate Fort at the St John Women’s Resource Society

Job Title: 
Poverty Law Advocate
Organization: 
Fort St John Women’s Resource Society
Deadline: 
Jan 31 2018 - 5:00pm
Hours: 

40 hours/week

Remuneration: 

Dependent on education and experience

Job Description: 

This program provides legal information, support, referrals and advocacy services for residents of the Fort St John and areas who have difficulty accessing timely and appropriate assistance due to barriers such as poverty, disability, language and literacy problems. The advocate will work directly with clients to educate them about their legal rights, explain options for legal problem solving and, where appropriate, assist them with dispute resolution and/or represent them at hearings before boards and tribunals. Reports to Executive Director.

This is a full time contract position renewable annually.

How to Apply: 

Please send your resume and a covering letter detailing your previous relevant experience by email to ed [at] fsjwrs [dot] ca by 31 st January 2018. Candidates must resident in Canada and be either Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens to apply.

Location

Fort St. John, BC
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