CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) is seeking to hire a lawyer to develop and review legal information for the Steps to Justice website, Guided Pathways, and training materials for community workers. We are looking for a lawyer with legal practice experience, strong skills in clear writing, and experience working with communities that are socially disadvantaged.
Priority will be given to candidates who have experience in one or more of the legal areas noted below, and are also flexible to write across a number of legal areas. Candidates should also clearly demonstrate an interest in and experience using new technology to deliver legal information in new and innovative ways. The successful candidates will be responsible for managing the development of special projects, and managing the work of external contributors.
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The successful candidate will have:
CLEO is a non-profit organization and specialty legal clinic that provides information and resources for a variety of audiences who face barriers to participating in the justice system (including low income, literacy, language, culture, disability, and accessibility). For 45 years, CLEO has built a strong reputation for producing and delivering high quality, effective public legal education materials in print, online, and other formats.
CLEO is committed to equitable employment and hiring practices, and embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from people from racialized and Indigenous communities, and from other historically disadvantaged communities. We will provide accommodation during the hiring process upon request and all information is treated confidentially.
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