CCLA Executive Director/General Counsel Search
After the extraordinary tenure of Nathalie DesRosiers as Executive Director and General Counsel, we are now looking for an individual to lead our organization forward. To read the job description for the full-time position of Executive Director and General Counsel, please click here. We look forward to hearing from you!
2014-2015 Articling Position with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association will be hiring one articling student, funded by the Law Foundation of Ontario, for the 2014-2015 articling term.
Updated! Deadline for Application: CLOSED.
Summer legal internships
Applications for CCLA’s Summer Legal Interns usually open in January or February. Interns work in CCLA’s Toronto office four or five days a week, for a minimum of 12 weeks during the summer. Legal interns have the opportunity to engage in substantive legal work relating to CCLA’s ongoing advocacy efforts in civil liberties and human rights. Interns work closely with the organization’s lawyers on a variety of projects. The work may include monitoring human rights and civil liberties issues, legal and policy-based research and analysis, engaging with and responding to public enquiries, developing materials for the public on ongoing advocacy campaigns and current issues, organizing events, and assisting in the development of advocacy letters, legislative briefs and litigation materials. Please check back in the new year for more information on next year’s applications.
CCLA RBC Fellowship
Applications for the RBC Communications Fellowship are now CLOSED. We had a number of highly qualified applications and thank you for your interest in applying!
CCLA TD Fellowship
Stay tuned for more details coming soon!
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and Education Trust! CCLA is thankful for the involvement of individuals who generously donate their time, expertise and passion to advance our work to defend and protect civil liberties. Whether it is lending a hand at our events or campaigns, helping out on our administrative team, conducting research relating to CCLA’s ongoing advocacy efforts, or pitching in wherever the need is greatest – we appreciate the support of all our volunteers.
We recently had a number of volunteer openings in various areas of CCLA’s work in administration, events, public enquiries, and research. The application period for these are now CLOSED. New opportunities will be posted as they arise! Please fill out our general volunteer form to hear about upcoming opportunities.
If you are a student attending a Canadian law school and are interested in volunteering during the school year, please talk to your local Pro Bono Students representative regarding a CCLA placement.
General volunteer opportunities
CCLA receives many volunteer requests, and while we do not always have projects that require volunteer assistance, we will keep your contact information and get in touch should opportunities arise. Fill out our online volunteer form, and indicate which areas interest you: administration, research, multimedia, policy, etc. (You can also download a form to fill out and send us by mail instead of using the online form.)
Education volunteer opportunities
Want to join a team of legal experts and educators to deliver cutting-edge democratic literacy programs in schools and faculties of education? While we do not always have projects that require volunteer assistance, we will keep your contact information and get in touch should we need assistance. (You can also download a form to fill out and send us by mail instead of using the online form.)
Last updated: October 10, 2013