Legal Support Volunteer

(Luke's Place)

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Position ID: V-OSH0070 Last Modified: 25 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 25 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactSamantha Warden, Program Coordinator, Luke's Place; Phone: 905-728-0978 ext 227 * 1-866-516-3116; Fax: 905-728-6105; Email:
DutiesAccompany women to Family Court proceedings and/or legal appointments * advocacy, emotional support, safety planning, note taking, and debriefing
More Info
ClientsWomen who have been subjected to abuse
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Women
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Legal & Law Services / Justice / Probation ; Program Coordination / Support
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Counseling & Support ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Legal Skills - Knowledge and understanding of violence against women ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Writing & Editing - Take notes for women during appointments
Commitment LengthLong Term - One year (minimum) commitment required
Interaction LevelOne-on-one
Minimum Hours16 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
During office hours, on days and times that the volunteer is able to be involved
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationOshawa Courthouse, 150 Bond St E, Oshawa
Number of PositionsDurham Region ; Oshawa 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is required ; Scheduled training
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsPeople who identify as women only
Liability InsuranceNot Available
Agency Details
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Organization NameLuke's Place
Office Phone905-728-0978
Toll Free Phone1-866-516-3116
Mailing Address707 Simcoe St S, Box #3 
Oshawa, ON L1H 4K5

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