Client Development & Community Outreach Worker

Faculty of Law

Employment Opportunity #274-22.23



Closing Date: March 14, 2023 at 4:30 PM





We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.








Full-Time | 1-Year Term | Fredericton | On-Campus













Standard Work Hours:

Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week



Additional Working Conditions & Notes:




Ability to travel as needed.




Salary Range:

$41,093.00 - $51,365.00 per annum



Why Choose UNB?




UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.







Reporting to the Supervising Lawyer, UNB Legal Clinic, the Client Development and Community Outreach Worker is responsible for creating a client database, for designing outreach activities for the community and partners, and for providing administrative support for the newly established UNB Legal Clinic. This position acts as a liaison between the Legal Clinic and the partners to facilitate access to justice for low-income individuals throughout New Brunswick.


































































  • Post-secondary education in administration, justice, criminology, or a related field.
  • 3 years' experience working in general law office administration, legal clinic, or similar office environment.


Additional Strengths






















  • Strong organizational skills, problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. French would be an asset.
  • Understanding the importance of client confidentiality and solicitor-client privilege.
  • Ability to work with diverse communities, with clients having a wide range of personal and socio-economic circumstances and be familiar with cultural competence and trauma-informed practices.
  • Possess a current Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Ability to work with Law Students in a teaching environment.
  • Ability to prioritize workload.
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 and Teams.
  • Law office computer programs are considered an asset.








The UNB Legal Clinic is a new experiential learning course of the Faculty of Law that provides legal practice experience to students under the direct supervision of a lawyer and improves access to justice in New Brunswick. The UNB Legal Clinic offers legal services in the areas of housing, employment, and social benefits. Contrary to other courses, the UNB Legal Clinic will be open year-round.




This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.



UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.






The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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