Careers & Volunteering


DCLC requires 2 full time summer students for a period of 3 months, to support our Outreach Program.  This role will support a range of activities which includes: attending outreach locations within the Durham Region; providing information about DCLC services available to clients; and helping promote the Clinic within the community.

Reporting directly to the Director of Legal Services, this position will work collaboratively with DCLC’s team, to:

  • Represent DCLC at various outreach sites across Durham Region
  • Promote Clinic services and provide client/partner feedback to the Director of Legal Services
  • Establishing rapport with community partners
  • Tracking and recording client and partner interactions
  • Creating and providing educational material
  • Have an interest in learning about poverty law and the impact on residents of the Durham Region


  • Enrolment in law program, communication program or social work/services program
  • Professional, excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse clientele
  • Must have ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be enrolled in post secondary program and returning student fall 2023
  • This position requires travel (within Durham Region) access to own transportation and valid driver’s licence is a requirement

Compensation: $20 per hour.

Work Week: 35 hours per week

Contract timeline: June 1 to August 31, 2023

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