Join our Team: Equity & Access Manager and Equity & Access Advisor

Our Equity & Access team helps to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion principles and practices as well as cultural proficiency within the legal profession, among Society staff and volunteers and within the justice system, in general. 

Are you interested in helping to advance access to legal services projects and the Society’s initiatives for equity-seeking communities? We encourage you to apply for our Equity & Access Manager position or Equity & Access Advisor position.

Equity & Access Manager

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager, Equity and Access leads the advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion principles and practices as well as cultural proficiency within the legal profession, among Society staff and volunteers and within the justice system, in general. The Manager addresses all forms of discrimination in the legal profession and promotes a profession that reflects the public it serves in Nova Scotia.

The Manager, Equity and Access advances access to legal services projects and the Society’s initiatives for equity seeking communities in support of the Society’s broad strategic goals.  The position advises the Society on equity and access issues and how to incorporate them into policy and operations, ensuring an equity lens is applied to all work the Society does.

Learn more about this opportunity closing Monday, April 26, 2021.

Equity & Access Advisor

Reporting to the Manager, Equity & Access, the Advisor, Equity & Access supports the advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion principles and practices as well as cultural proficiency within the legal profession, among Society staff and volunteers and within the justice system, in general.

The Advisor supports the Society’s access to legal services projects and the Society’s initiatives for equity seeking communities and implementation of the Society’s broad strategic goals. The Advisor seeks to foster community, member and employee engagement by providing best practice advice, conducting research, analysis and evaluation on the effectiveness of programs, initiatives and services, and supports the creation of innovative tools, techniques and approaches that educate and build awareness in cultural proficiency.

Learn more about this opportunity closing Monday, April 26, 2021.