The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) is expanding our current legal team and is hiring for a full-time Staff Lawyer position.
ISAC is a community legal clinic that specializes in advancing income security for Ontarians living on low incomes. This position offers a unique opportunity to practice appellate, Charter, and human rights litigation. This is a permanent, full-time, unionized (OPSEU) position with a preferred start date of February 2024.
The primary role of the Staff Lawyer is to undertake strategic litigation aimed at expanding the legal rights, remedies, and benefits available to low income workers and people relying on income security programs. The lawyer will focus primarily on test case litigation with an emphasis on federal income security programs, including tax-system administered benefits, as well as employment law. The lawyer will work collaboratively with fellow staff, legal clinics, and community organizations to identify the legal and income security needs of our client communities, and to implement law reform strategies. Position may be hybrid, based on organization needs.
Please send a cover letter and resume in one document to firstname.lastname@example.org by
January 15th with the subject line: Staff Lawyer Application.
ISAC is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from equity seeking groups including but not limited to women; First Nations, Métis, or Inuit people; persons with disabilities; members of racialized communities; people of diverse faiths and creeds; and people of diverse gender identities or expressions.
We thank all applicants, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.