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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 - East

Deadline: Nov 1, 2021


The duties of a paralegal would be expected to undertake include case management, filing documents, legal research, interviewing clients, drafting and analyzing legal documents, preparing for and assisting with trials, and attending legal proceedings.

Candidate should be well versed in criminal law, civil law, mediation, and Children's Aid Society. The candidate must have some relative experience and education related to the position. Bilingualism is an asset.

Volunteers 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.


Marie Pyper

1 888 833 5303

Ext: 5


Volunteer Opportunity Address
265 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1L 6C4


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. You will receive after 300 hrs., 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 service 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

Public transportation available: Yes

Police record check required: Yes