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Sexual Harassment at Work Education and Advice Project (SHWEAP)

The HRLSC provides free legal assistance to individuals throughout Ontario who have experienced discrimination contrary to Ontario’s Human Rights Code. The Centre is seeking applications for a Human Rights Advisor to provide legal information and immediate summary advice over the telephone to individuals who have experienced sexual harassment, violence and / or assault in the workplace.

Qualifications include the ability to interpret and communicate Ontario human rights legislation (Ontario’s Human Rights Code and sexual harassment in the workplace law), including relevant legal principles and legal options, and the ability to record detailed information / prepare summaries in a high paced environment.  The successful applicant will have excellent knowledge of community resources, the effective ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with diverse communities and will have strong interviewing, listening, explaining and counseling skills. Computer skills including Microsoft Office Word, Outlook and experience using a case management or data base system are required.

Full Job Description

This is a full-time, two (2) year contract position with the possibility of extension, funded by the Government of Canada.  This position is located in Toronto, is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit and is not open to lawyers. The salary range starts at $45,547.  The usual hours of work are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

How to apply

Applications must:

  1. Include a resume and a covering letter, submitted as one attachment
  2. Be addressed to the attention of Human Resources
  3. Be submitted by e-mail to: [email protected]
  4. Have the e-mail subject line: HRA (SHWEAP) – September 2019
  • To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in both  your e-mail  and cover letter where ( you saw this posting. 


The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is committed to equity and diversity and encourages applications from people who are reflective of Indigenous and diverse communities. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.  Accessible formats of this posting are available upon request.

Application Deadline: September 12, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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