Do You Share Our Passion for Social Justice?
The Hamilton Community Legal Clinic (HCLC) seeks an experienced, dynamic Executive Director (ED) with strong leadership and people skills, to champion racial equity and social justice and lead the organization into the future, following the upcoming retirement of our current ED.
Position: Executive Director
Effective Date: December 2021
Reports to: The Board of Directors
Responsible for: An enthusiastic team of approximately 35 staff which includes lawyers, support staff, justice coordinators, community legal workers, paralegals, community development workers, and social workers
Location of work:
During Covid-19 measures: Virtual
Post Covid-19 measures: Onsite full-time (Hamilton, Ontario)
Salary: $120-140,000 plus group benefits
HCLC is committed to equitable employment and hiring practices, a diverse workforce, and inclusive justice. We encourage applications from: women; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit persons; members of racialized communities; persons with disabilities; people of diverse gender identities or expressions; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and perspectives at HCLC. The successful ED will be leading the organization using an anti-racism/anti-oppression lens, rooted in an understanding of the systemic implications of anti-Black and Indigenous racism.
In addition to review of qualifications, interviews and reference checks, successful candidates may be invited to participate in a written test and other assessment tools.
Please visit our website for more information about our organization: https://hamiltonjustice.ca/en
HCLC Anti-racism Anti-oppression Framework: https://hamiltonjustice.ca/en/about/arao
The HCLC offices are fully accessible.
Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of: Ms. Lauren Evans.
Review of applications will begin on September 23, 2021. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their resumes by this date. After this date, your resume will be retained and may be considered up until an appointment to the position is made.
5-Month Contract (to cover a leave of absence)
We are currently hiring a contract position (4.5 days a week) to join our support staff team at a fast-paced, dynamic organization. Our practice is in poverty law, including landlord & tenant, Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program. If you want to work hard to serve the community in a collaborative, anti-oppressive environment, then you need to apply. Now.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
HCLC support staff continue to work both remotely and in-person at the office, as required, to provide client service to those who cannot access the clinic electronically. Successful candidates must be available to work in both capacities and should expect to return to full-time, in-person service when it is determined safe to do so. Workplace safety protocols have been put into place to ensure the health and safety of all staff, clients and visitors, when attending or working in the office.
HCLC/CJCH is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from those with lived experience of oppression. 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, Métis 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.
~Bilingual (EN/FR) Bilingual Communications/social media specialist
Do you share our passion for social justice?
Hamilton Community Legal Clinic/Clinique juridique communautaire de Hamilton is a busy urban legal clinic and seeks an experienced communications/social media specialist to support the Clinic’s digital platforms. This part-time (2 days/week) position focuses on marketing, content production, social media management and outreach to support the Clinic’s casework, summary advice, law reform, community development and public legal education activities. The successful candidate will possess a flair for multi-media communication, fluency in French and English and a strong commitment to social justice. If you want to work hard to serve the community in a collaborative environment, then you need to apply. Now.
Salary: $26,390 (based on two day week). Please submit application through Charity Village – https://charityvillage.com/app/ no later than October 7, 2021 and include a cover letter and resume.
HCLC/CJCH is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from those with lived experience of oppression. 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, Métis 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.