Protecting children in Algoma
for over 100 years

IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL
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Member:
General Posting
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Duration:
Permanent
Requirements:
The Children’s Aid Society Algoma, seeks a lawyer who is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and has working experience with the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, and a lawyer with proven litigation skills, negotiation techniques and an ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships while working within a team.
Contact Method:
Email
How to Apply:
Send Resume and Cover Letter via e-mail to: sdelbosco@algomacas.org
Job Description:

IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL
FULL-TIME POSITION
Sault Ste. Marie

The Children’s Aid Society of Algoma is looking to fill a full-time In-House Legal Counsel position.  The main responsibilities of the In-House Legal Counsel position include providing legal opinion and options to child protection personnel and representing the Agency at all levels of court. Specifically, the Children’s Aid Society Algoma, seeks a lawyer who is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and has working experience with the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, and a lawyer with proven litigation skills, negotiation techniques and an ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships while working within a team.

Travel throughout the district of Algoma will be required. Experience working with Indigenous communities is also an asset.

In return, you will be offered a positive work environment working in conjunction with two highly qualified Lawyers and a team of Child Protection Workers.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Society also offers an excellent benefits package that includes; health, dental and disability, an excellent vacation package, an indexed pension plan and payment of law society dues.


Send Resume and Cover Letter via e-mail to: sdelbosco@algomacas.org

We thank everyone for their interest in Children’s Aid Society of Algoma; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human Resources Department