CASEWORKER

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be enrolled in the Faculty of Law. Preference will be given to second and third year applicants.

COMMITMENT

  • Students are expected to commit a minimum of 7 to 10 hours per week to their work over the course of the entire term and be available for training.

  • Students attend the clinic for a mandatory weekly group meeting, and other times, as required to complete casework and to meet with the Senior Caseworkers assigned to the files.

  • Students submit file work and meet with Review Counsel regularly. This is to ensure timely case management and that the ongoing needs of the clients are addressed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct client intake interviews while providing excellent customer service.

  • Research and draft letters, legal memoranda, pleadings, and various court documents.

  • Facilitate communication with clients, Review Counsel, Senior Caseworkers, court staff, and other community agencies.

  • Maintain a complete client file, including all correspondence and dockets of time worked.

  • Maintain strict client confidentiality.

  • Attend mandatory weekly group meetings and at other times as required to complete casework requirements and to meet with the Senior Caseworker assigned to the files.

  • Submit file work and meet with Review Counsel regularly to ensure case management is timely and ongoing needs of the case are addressed.

  • Attends group meetings every week. Commits to volunteering for 7 to 10 hours each week.

SELECTION PROCESS

Details of the academic term selection process will be posted here when available.

COMMUNITY LEGAL AID

443 Ouellette Avenue,

Suite 200

Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J2

Phone: 519-253-7150

Fax: 519-253-0358

Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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