Volunteer Lawyer - (Civil Law)

We are now accepting male and gender-diverse applicants for our volunteer lawyer positions. 

We are in need of a female Volunteer Lawyer who practices in the area of Civil Law to join our amazing volunteer team! 

 

Program description: The Women’s Centre Legal Advice Clinic offers one-time free 30-minute legal advice appointments to women in a safe, supportive and confidential space.

 

Our volunteer lawyers:

  • Provide half hour free legal advice appointments to women.
  • Are actively practicing law 
  • Can offer a minimum commitment of 2 hours per month on an on-going basis
  • Have Accreditation as a practicing lawyer in Canada

Requirements:

  • Have accreditation as a practicing lawyer in Alberta. 
  • Must have your lawyer's insurance coverage. 
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of women in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Participation in an initial orientation session.
  • An interest in women's issues and in helping women.
  • Good listening and communication skills.
  • A willingness to work within the philosophy of the Women's Centre.

 

** Women’s Centre is registered as an Approved Legal Service Provider. This means volunteer lawyers who is otherwise exempt from indemnity coverage, are covered for volunteer legal services:

https://www.lawsociety.ab.ca/resource-centre/public-resources/approved-legal-services-providers-for-the-public/

 

Questions? Please email meaghan@womenscentrecalgary.org