Job Posting 96917

Staff Lawyer - focus on Housing Law
Grey Bruce Community Legal Clinic
Central Ontario, Southern Ontario
Grey Bruce Counties
closed 3 days ago (Wed, 27 Sep)
full time - temporary / contract  •  77,000-83,000


With a focus on HOUSING LAW



Do you share our passion for social justice?

We are located in Owen Sound, Ontario, and provide services in clinic law matters to low-income residents of Grey and Bruce Counties, including Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. 


We are seeking a clinic law lawyer to be an important part of our team. This position will focus on providing tenants legal advice and representation, law reform, community development and public education on housing law. The position will involve working with our community partners to address underlying issues related to homelessness and insufficient housing.


This two year contract will cover a lawyer who will be working on a separately funded project within the clinic. Staff are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19.  Start date is between October 1 to November 1, 2023.



  • Community Legal Clinic experience is an asset;
  • Membership in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario;
  • Commitment to social justice, working within an anti-racism and anti-oppression, client-centred, trauma-informed framework, and an understanding of issues of systemic discrimination;
  • Commitment to the delivery of high quality legal services to disadvantaged individuals and groups;
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written advocacy skills;
  • An interest in housing law;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Access to a vehicle and willingness to travel throughout Grey and Bruce Counties.


SALARY RANGE: $77,000 to $83,000 based on experience, year of call and education; benefits as per the Manulife plan is included, as well Law Society fees and a generous vacation policy.  We can offer a hybrid workplace schedule.


Interested candidates should apply in writing no later than September 27, 2023 by 5 pm by submitting a cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Carr, Office Manager

Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic,

945 3rd Avenue East, Suite #2,

Owen Sound, Ontario         

N4K 2K8

Fax: (519)370-2110      E-mail


Grey-Bruce Community Legal Clinic is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates with lived experience to apply.  As part of our work against racism and other oppressions, we strive to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  We encourage First Nation, Metis and Inuit applicants.

We thank all applicants, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All resumes to be held in strictest confidence.

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