We’re hiring! – Wills & Estates Paralegal

Seniors First BC is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the legal rights of older adults and working towards the eradication of elder abuse.

We are looking for one paralegal in the Lower Mainland, on a contract-basis to assist the Elder Law Clinic lawyers with the preparation of Advance Planning documents.

Required skills and experience

– At least 3 years’ experience drafting Advance Planning instruments (Wills, Powers of Attorney, Representation Agreements) from lawyers’ notes.

– Ability to create Advance Planning precedents (templates with fields) from lawyers’ previous documents.

– Experience communicating with clients (experience assisting vulnerable or marginalized individuals an asset).

– Experience with MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader, MS Teams/ Zoom.

Time commitment

– 10-14h/month.

– 3-month contract. The contract may be extended depending on funding.

– At least one day (7 hours) in our office located in downtown Vancouver.

Rate: $35-40/h based on experience

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to mncampbell@seniorsfirstbc.ca.