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Job Number:  42683
Legal Advocate
Job Posted: Monday, 12 March 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 26 March 2018
(in 8 days)
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $21.2/hr


Legal Advocate (Part-time, Permanent)


Family and Settlement Services


Legal Advocacy Program  


Senior Manager, Family and Settlement Services


Under the supervision of the Manager of Community and Advocacy, Legal Advocate provides direct service, advocacy, representation, summary advice, and referrals to immigrants, refugees and newcomers with particular focus on poverty law; works with MOSAIC staff, community agencies and institutions, including negotiating with government departments and networking with advocacy groups.  



·    Excellent knowledge of Poverty Law regulations and policies, familiarity with family law as well as Immigration Act regulations and policies;

·    Excellent knowledge of legal community and social-legal services available to immigrants, refugees and newcomers;

·    Good understanding of newcomer legal issues and concerns;

·    Bachelor’s Degree in Law or in Humanities or a University Degree coupled with Certificate of Paralegal Program, Conflict Resolution, and Community Development;

·    Several years of experience in working in all aspects of legal and or advocacy programs

·    Strong skills in conflict resolution, advocacy, and problem-solving;

·    Strong communication skills (verbal and written) in English;

·    Highly organized, detail-oriented, tactful, versatile, and flexible;

·    Ability to organize, prioritize, and multitask;

·    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

·    Able to work with other MOSAIC programs and services; and

·    Ability to work flexible hours, and to work under pressure.


·    Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check


7 hours/week

  STARTING PAY (level 1):

$ 21.20


Permanent position; six months probationary period

RESUMES TO:        






ATTN: John Dubé, Senior Manager, at j

Please reference “Legal Advocate” in the subject line of your application (résumé and cover letter via email).

No telephone calls please.


March 26th, 2018  by  5:00 pm


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date:

March 12th, 2018

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes to MOSAIC
ATTN: John Dubé, Senior Manager, at
Please reference “Legal Advocate” in the subject line of your application (résumé and cover letter via email).
No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
John Dubé
Senior Manager

www:   www.mosaicbc.org/

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