CLSO (South Location) is seeking applications for a Canada Summer Jobs Reception and Legal Assistant

To be eligible, you must be:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • First responder to incoming telephone calls and walk in clients
  • Guiding clients through screening process to determine legal issues
  • Supports legal staff with client file work
  • Some photocopying, scanning and faxing

Skills Required:

  • Strong communication skills (written and oral).
  • Able to efficiently multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to respond sensitively to client needs.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong Microsoft (Word, Outlook) skills.
  • Able to work independently and show initiative with minimal supervision.
  • English essential with strong working knowledge of a 2nd language (French preferred).
  • During the COVID pandemic, must be able to work remotely as well as in the office and complying with physical distancing and other requirements set by CLSO.

Salary: $16.00 per hour – 35 hours per week

Start Date: 8 week contract– tentatively starting July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021

Location: South Office – 406-1355 Bank Street

Please submit your resume by May 28, 2021 to:

We welcome applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people living with disabilities and other historically disadvantaged groups. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We will provide accommodation during the hiring process upon request. All information relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants but we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.