Job Post Details

Advocate Assistant
Job ID: 15801
Start Date: July 8, 2024
Wage: $21.00
Hours: 20
Duties: Position Summary: To increase the overall capacity of the legal advocacy program at Wachiay Friendship Centre; this position will support the overall objective of providing free legal information, advocacy, and representation to low-income and marginalized people in the Comox Valley. Key Duties and Responsibilities ? Organize or facilitate monthly Public Legal Education (PLE’s) workshops for both the Family Law Advocate and Poverty Law Advocate. ? Train and coordinate a volunteer team to assist with multiple areas of law. ? Complete simple Family Law forms. ? Assist with Indigenous Status Applications. ? Conduct intakes, triage new advocacy clients. ? Provide basic legal information and referral to other resources when appropriate. ? Other administrative tasks as assigned.
Requirements: Education, Experience, and Training: Education: Grade 12 or equivalent education is required. Experience: Experience in law office or related field is a strong asset. Experience working with marginalized populations is required. Training: Training provided on the job via conferences and workshops.
Company: Wachiay Friendship Centre
Contact: Human Resources
Address: 1625 McPhee Ave
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