The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) is a non-profit community legal clinic specializing in
issues that affect low-income tenants in Ontario and funded by Legal Aid Ontario. ACTO’s work includes
pursuing test case litigation, developing law reform initiatives, community organizing and providing
training to other legal clinics to promote housing rights for low-income tenants. ACTO also manages the
Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP), a service that offers free legal advice to tenants appearing before
the Landlord & Tenant Board.
We are seeking a Research Assistant to support a range of activities examining housing policies and
municipal regulations and programs. This position presents an opportunity to pursue an interest in
housing policy and advocacy, interact with a range of stakeholders and contribute to ongoing polity
Working collaboratively with ACTO’s legal & policy team, the Research Assistant will:
This is a one year contract position with a salary of $62,000. Please send applications by May 7, 2021 to:
, with the subject line: Research Assistant.
ACTO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse and
inclusive workplace and encourages applications from equity seeking groups including but not limited to
individuals of indigenous descent, individuals who identify at as LGBTQ2+, persons with disabilities,
members of racialized communities, people of diverse faiths and creeds, and women.
We thank all applicants; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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