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Organization: Onyx Community Services

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible; Days

Language Preference: Bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 2

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Nov 13, 2020

Description

The range of specializations that are included in this position includes criminal law, immigration, and family law. Candidates will provide legal advice and counseling, as well as represent clients during legal proceedings. Candidates must have experience or education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

Candidates may work part-time. During this outbreak period interviews and work may be done from home, however, as an essential service provider, the organization has taken steps to ensure that safety precautions are taken within the office should one need to come in. Dedication to this position is important.

Contact

Sarojane Bernard

1-888-833-5303

info@onyxcommunityservices.org

Volunteer Opportunity Address
265 Montreal Rd Ottawa, ON

Details

Good for people interested in: Legal/Advocacy

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This will give you an opportunity to maintain current skills. After 300 hours, you will receive a letter of good standing and a reference letter for employment.

How will the organization benefit?
This will benefit the Onyx Community Services by contributing to the community of Vanier. It will help us stay organized and ready to provide service to our community.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes

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