Access to Justice: Volunteer Opportunity for Students-at-Law

May 24, 2022

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) has volunteer openings for students-at-law interested in getting hands-on legal experience.

The ECLC has been offering free legal advice clinics to low-income individuals for 20 years, and the need has never been greater. Students-at-law can volunteer to provide advice with the permission of their principal. ECLC provides shadowing and training opportunities.

  • Role: Meet with clients by telephone or in-person and provide summary legal advice on family, civil or immigration matters.
  • Commitment: Weekly, biweekly or monthly for two to three hours per shift. Flexible day and evening times available for remote appointments.
  • How to sign up: Visit their website or email Ruth Thangiah, Communications and Lawyer Engagement Coordinator.