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Job Details


Job Number:  51872
Legal Advocate
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
(2 days ago)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $38,584 to 47,447 per annum

POSITION:

Legal Advocate 

DEPARTMENT:

Family and Settlement Services

PROGRAM:

Legal Advocacy Program  

REPORTS TO:

Senior Manager, Family and Settlement Services

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Refugees and Migrant Workers Programs,
the Family Law Legal Advocate provides direct service, advocacy, representation, summary advice, and referrals to immigrants, refugees and newcomers in the area of family law.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Excellent knowledge of family law regulations and policies, as well as an understanding of immigration and poverty law regulations and policies.
• Excellent knowledge of legal community and social -legal services available to immigrants, refugees and newcomers.
• Strong advocacy and communication skills in English.

• Good understanding of newcomer legal issues, concerns, and multicultural issues.
• Working knowledge of standard office equipment and software applications (word processing and spreadsheets).
• Degree in Law or a University Degree coupled with Certificate of Paralegal Program, Conflict Resolution, and Community Development with comparable experience or a combination of education and experience.
• Strong conflict resolution, advocacy, problem -solving, verbal, and written communication skills;
• Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask, Attention to detail: ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Several years of experience (3 to 5 years) in working as an advocate
 

HOURS:

35 hours/week

  STARTING PAY :

 $38,584 to 47,447 per annum, commensurate with level of experience and qualifications or current MOSAIC Legal Advocate rate

TERM:

Permanent position; six months probationary period


RESUMES TO:        

 

 

 

 

MOSAIC Hiring Team
Attn.: sspindari@mosai cbc.org


Please use “Family Law Legal Advocate” in the subject line

DEADLINE:

February 18, 2019, by  5:00 pm

NOTE:                                

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date:

February 6, 2019

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Resumes to MOSAIC: MOSAIC Hiring Team

Attention:

Please use “Family Law Legal Advocate” in the subject line


NOTE: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Saleem Spindari
Senior Manager

www:   www.mosaicbc.org/about/employment-opportunities/


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