Job Posting 64694

Supervisory Duty Counsel (SDC)
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario
Toronto Metro area, Gta
closed 2 days ago (Tue, 22 Sep)
full time - term / contract  •  $82,000




Two Year Contract


The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) delivers legal services to tenants appearing before the Landlord & Tenant Board (LTB) through the Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP).

We are seeking a Supervisory Duty Counsel (SDC) to manage the Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP) in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of tenant duty counsel lawyers
  • Coordination with the Landlord and Tenant Board and community organizations to ensure consistently high quality service to tenants
  • Identification of test case issues
  • Maintaining and updating tenant tip sheets
  • Provision of tenant duty counsel services, as required
  • Administrative tasks. Including scheduling


The SDC works closely with the Program Director (TDCP) and the Director of Administration.



  • Experience advocating before the Landlord and Tenant Board
  • Sound knowledge of administrative law
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively
  • Highly organized
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Membership in the Law Society of Ontario


Experience working for a legal clinic and the ability to communicate in both official languages are assets in applying for this position. Salary is $82,000 per annum. Full benefits package.


Please email your resume and covering letter to the attention of the Hiring Committee, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario at on or before September 22, 2020.


For more information about ACTO, please go to our website at



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