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ARTICLING STUDENT

Travel Required: Yes

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Legal Advocacy Director

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

The core function is assisting people to know, understand and achieve their legal rights through advocacy and education. This includes, providing summary advice and case-by-case representation of ALS clients; performing outreach activities; preparing community legal educational materials and presenting education to client groups and other helping agencies. Service to clients and the community is always done under the supervision of a lawyer or paralegal licensee. This position in unionized.

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Executive Director

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

The Executive Assistant Trainee provides administrative support to Directors and management, provides clerical support, and coordinates various office support functions under the direction of the Executive Director. This position is unionized.

COURTWORKER TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Senior Staff Lawyer/Courtworker Supervisor

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

The role of the Aboriginal Courtworker Trainee is to assist Indigenous individuals in navigating the justice system by providing information to the accused about court processes. The Trainee will provide referrals to appropriate legal resources, assist in the creation of release plans, and follow up with clients. This position is unionized.

HR ASSISTANT TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Manager, People Operations

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

HR Assistant Trainee supports the Manager, People Operations with general HR administrative duties as well as health and safety initiatives. This position will provide support the work of HR department by performing a variety of tasks. Primary duties will be to collect, manage, file all data pertaining to staff, and assisting in recruiting, hiring, and training.

OPERATIONS ASSISTANT TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Manager, People Operations

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

Operations Assistant Trainee supports the Manager, People Operations in managing and resolving internal operational issues. This position collaborates with third party providers and provides support to the organization's technology environment by following up on operational issues and needs. The ideal candidate has a wide range of applicable skills, from strong computer proficiency with office productivity suites to attention to detail with data entry tasks. This position is unionized.

TENANT RIGHTS ADVOCATE TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Legal Advocacy Director

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

The core function is assisting paralegals and lawyers to help and achieve their legal rights through representation, advocacy, education, community development, and/or law reform. This includes providing information to community members; performing outreach activities; preparing community legal educational materials and presenting education to client groups and other helping agencies; providing organization support to client groups; participating in law reform. Service to clients and the community is always done under the supervision of a lawyer or paralegal licensee. This is a unionized position.

Victim RIGHTS ADVOCATE TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Legal Advocacy Director

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

The primary roles of the Victim Rights Advocate Trainee are assisting clients to understand and achieve their legal rights through advocacy, support and education. This includes providing summary information and referrals; performing outreach activities; preparing materials and delivering community legal education presentations; providing client support in their dealings with other agencies (police, the courts, hospitals, etc.); and performing Victim Services Check-Ins (VSCIs) in order to follow-up with clients who share that they have experienced trauma(s) while doing intake. Service to clients and the community is always done under the supervision of a lawyer or paralegal licensee. This is a unionized position.

WELCOME HOME ASSISTANT TRAINEE

Travel Required: No

Location:  Toronto Head Office

Position Type: Full Time Contract

Reports to: Traditional Teacher/Program Director

Posting Expires: March 12th, 2021

 

Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) strengthens the capacity of the Aboriginal community and its citizens to deal with justice issues and provide Aboriginal controlled and culturally based justice alternatives. Our dedicated staff is our most valued resource. Compassionate care, teamwork, professionalism, communication, and respect are the values that set ALS apart.

 

The role of the Welcome Home Assistant Trainee is to assist individuals in reconnection with community and tradition through ceremony, circles, counselling, education and referrals. The Welcome Home Assistant Trainee should have basic knowledge of Aboriginal Justice and traditional healing approaches. The suitable candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills and will ideally have some experience facilitating circles, as well as providing counselling and assessment. This position is unionized.

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