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The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) is a not for profit organization providing free legal information, advice, and representation in the areas of civil, administrative, and family law for persons living with low income in the Edmonton area.

 

Employment Opportunity:  Rural Legal Services Coordinator

Are you interested in developing a new project to help rural Albertans obtain access to justice for their family law legal issues?

If you are committed to working in the non-profit sector, enjoy collaborating with others, and have a passion for justice, please consider applying to join our staff team as Rural Legal Services Coordinator.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefit package, including the option of an employer-matched RRSP.

Primary Duties:  Develop, promote, and implement a program to deliver family law legal advice to low income residents of northern Alberta

  • Use existing data to determine family law legal needs in northern Alberta
  • Seek out community collaborations to achieve program goals and objectives
  • Foster relationships with the public, lawyers, and community stakeholders
  • Develop or adapt evaluation tools to measure program outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge about access issues faced by those living in isolated communities
  • Knowledge and respect for the diversity of Indigenous populations and communities
  • Familiarity with technologies that could assist with providing services remotely such as Skype and Facetime
  • Ability to work independently and proactively as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Current knowledge of family law issues, legislation, processes, and community resources
  • Relevant post-secondary education in the human services field

This is a 40-month contract position beginning on October 1, 2018, with a salary range of $50,000 – $55,000 annually.

 

Please apply in confidence, including both a letter and resume, to:

Executive Director

dklein@eclc.ca

www.eclc.ca

 

This posting is open until the ideal candidate is found.  Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) is a not for profit organization providing free legal information, advice, and representation in the areas of civil, administrative, and family law for persons living with low income in the Edmonton area.