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Job Posting – Project Coordinator

Sep 17, 2018

The Public Legal Information Association (PLIAN) is hiring a Project Coordinator for a new legal education project starting in October, 2018.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing a new initiative to develop and deliver plain language legal information and education materials for refugees and immigrants throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

This will include research, writing, and editing of plain language booklets and other materials, and the development and delivery of legal presentations in various locations around the province. As a result, travel will be required in this position.

The Project Coordinator will also be involved in supporting PLIAN’s other core services and project work, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting in responding to client inquiries via PLIAN’s Legal Information Line and Lawyer Referral Service
  • Research, writing, and editing of other plain language legal materials and resources
  • The delivery of legal education presentations
  • Support for PLIAN and the NL Sexual Assault Centre’s Journey Project and Sexual Violence Legal Support Service where required
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Experience in education and/or in delivering public presentations
  • Research, writing, and editing experience
  • A legal background, including legal education, is not required but is a preferred qualification
  • Experience working with the community or non-profit sector is preferred
  • Experience working with refugee or immigrant populations is preferred

The contract term is from October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. If funding allows, there is a potential for the contract to be extended.

The rate of pay is $25/hour, based on 35 hours per week.

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter, and 2 references to director@publiclegalinfo.com before 4 PM on Friday, September 21.

Interviews will be conducted during the week of September 24 to September 28.