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Job Number:  53994
Family Law Legal Advocate
Job Posted: Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Closing Date: Sunday, 27 October 2019
(in 41 days)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $26.28 - $27.88/Hour, depending on qualification and experience

POSITION:  

Family Law Legal Advocate

 

DEPARTMENT:

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, problem-solving, verbal, and written communication skills;

·      Ability to organize, prioritize and multitask; ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

·      Attention to detail;

·      Several years of experience (3 to 5 years) in working as an advocate.

 

HOURS:

35 hours per week

 

  STARTING PAY:

$26.28 - $27.88/Hour, depending on qualification and experience

 

A competitive benefits package is provided with contracts of at least 1 year in length which offer a minimum of 17.5 hours of work per week.

 

RESUMES TO:         

MOSAIC Hiring Team

Att:

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

 

DEADLINE:

Until the position is filled.

 

NOTE: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Posting Date:

 

April 29, 2019

MOSAIC is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities for all members of the community

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

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


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