The Women’s Education and Action Fund (LEAF), a national organization with a 30-year history of advancing women’s equality rights, is seeking a Legal Director. This senior-level position will provide the right candidate with an exceptional opportunity to play a leadership role in LEAF’s Law Program, engaging in litigation, advocacy, and law reform on issues of critical significance to the well-being of Canadian women and girls. Applicants must be dynamic, self-motivated, extremely knowledgeable about feminist legal issues, and be ready to act as a national leader in promoting women’s equality.
The Legal Director’s responsibilities include:
The successful candidate will have:
Applications will be accepted by email only. In the subject line of your email application, please reference “Legal Director” and your name.
Please submit the following as a single attachment: your cover letter, your curriculum vitae and a list of three employment references (contact name, phone number and email address) to email@example.com.
Applications should be submitted in a PDF format. Please do not submit multiple applications or send additional documents.
LEAF encourages applications from Indigenous women, racialized women, women with disabilities, women with non-normative sexual identities, and women from other marginalized groups.
Applications for this position will be accepted until noon (Eastern) on January 5th, 2018.
We thank all applicants for their interest.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
No telephone enquiries please.