Career Opportunities

Northwest Community Legal Clinic has an opening for a Support Staff person in our Atikokan office.    

We are seeking an individual who is self-directed and is able to work independently as well as being an integral part of our team. 

As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for reception, providing legal information and file intake, computer/technical support, file management and support, and most day to day office procedures under the direction of the office manager.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, EXCEL, and Outlook) is imperative, along with the ability to learn the Legal Clinic’s computer data program.  The candidate will be expected to be punctual and reliable. You must demonstrate empathy and respect for people living in poverty. Some overnight travel will be required.

This full-time position is 35 hours per week.  Annual salary will be ~$46,000.  We participate in a defined benefit pension plan and offer a generous vacation package.  Benefits are available.

Candidates must possess:

  • strong time management and organizational skills
  • excellent file management skills
  • strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s licence

To apply please submit:

  • Your covering letter and résumé including references by 5:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 to Jillian Kellar, Executive Director by fax 1-807-274-3141, , regular mail to 206 Scott Street, Fort Frances, ON  P9A 1G7 or email to

Only those being offered an interview will be contacted.