FCJ Refugee Centre is looking for experienced immigration and/or refugee lawyers to join its Legal Affairs Committee.
The Committee will provide support, guidance, and mentorship to FCJ’s in-house staff lawyer on a broad range of issues relating to immigration and refugee law.
Qualified applicants will be licensed to practice law by a provincial law society, and will have a minimum of five years practice experience in immigration and/or refugee law with expertise in any of the following areas: PR applications, including sponsorship applications and appeals; Temporary Residence Permits; Open Work Permits for Vulnerable Workers; administrative law; admissibility hearings; detention reviews; judicial review of RPD/RAD decisions.
This position is voluntary and remote, and the expected time commitment is approximately 4 hours per month.
Applicants may reside anywhere in Canada.
Interested parties should send a CV or link to their website or LinkedIn, along with a brief statement of interest (~one paragraph), to email@example.com.
FCJ Refugee Centre is a registered charitable organization based in Toronto, Ontario. Since 1991, FCJ has been providing support to uprooted people, helping them to face the challenge of rebuilding their lives in Canada. With an open door approach, the Centre offers an integrated model of refugee protection, settlement services, and education, including shelter for women and their children.