Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

Job Description

The WSO been a community leader in advocating for Human Rights for all. As a Legal Assistant, you will work with WSO's legal counsel on human rights issues that affect Canadian Sikhs as well as all Canadians in general, with a particular focus on freedom of religion. This includes work on human rights litigation, training, and education as well as legal research on human rights-based issues.

Interns should be prepared to receive hands-on experience on any of the following:

  • Conducting legal research;
  • Writing research memoranda;
  • Drafting legal briefs;
  • Interviewing clients;
  • Designing and delivering education seminars and training modules;
  • Assisting with litigation and casework.
  • Pre-requisite: Applicants should be enrolled in a recognized law school.

 

Requirements:

  •       Must be a resident of Ontario
  •       You must be between the ages of 18-30 years old
  •       You are required to work 35 hours/week remotely.
  •       You are required to have own laptop and cell phone.
  •        You must be legally allowed to work Full Time in Canada
    •  Is a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident
    •  Unfortunately, International students are not eligible.
  •       There is no requirement for applicants to be a Sikh for these positions.
  •       Your placement will begin in May/June and will last 10 weeks.

 

Contract length: 10 weeks

Application deadline: May 15, 2021

Job Types: Full-time (35 hours/week)

Location: Remote. Resident of Ontario

Salary: $14.25/hr

 

Deadline:

Please email your LinkedIn profile or resume to [email protected] by May 15, 2021

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  • Tejinder Singh Sidhu
    published this page in Internship 2021-04-30 22:08:53 -0400