Qualifications

 

Applicants must be enrolled in the Faculty of Law.

First year law students are encouraged to apply for this position.

This experience will support future caseworker and litigator applications.

Commitment

Students are expected to commit a minimum of 7 to 10 hours per week to their work over the course of the entire year 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 litigators 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.

Responsibilites

 

Assist caseworkers and litigators in client support.

Facilitate client intake and scheduling – complete intake forms, return client messages, provide support to reception, follow up on scheduled appointments, respond to inquiries for service, make appointment reminder calls.

Assist caseworkers with research requests and the preparation of memorandum as directed by the group leader. 

Maintain strict client confidentiality.  

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

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

Selection Process

Thank you for your interest.

Applications for the winter term will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday November 24, 2017. Please send your cover letter, your resume and your class schedule to Stacey Marion at smarion@uwindsor.ca. Only selected candidates will be invited to an interview. Interviews will be scheduled for the week of November 27, 2017.  Successful applicants will be required to attend the mandatory orientation sessions scheduled for Saturday, January 13, 2018.