How to Apply (students)

Student Caseworker Applications for 2018-19 OVC Term

Student – Caseworker

Interested 2L and 3L Osgoode students should submit an application form along with all additionally requested documentation to be considered for this position.

Qualifications:  Pre-requisites/co-requisites: Business Associations; Securities Regulation.  At least one pre-requisite/co-requisite course must be taken during the fall semester, with the other during the winter term.

Consideration:  Full OPIR hours accumulated throughout the duration of the OVC Term.  Option of writing a 2-3 credit independent research paper.  The research paper component is to be completed over the two-term duration of the OVC.

Term:  September – April, 2018-19

Application Deadline – Student Caseworker:  submit by 9 am on Monday May 7, 2018 


Student Volunteer Positions for 2018-19 OVC Term

Student – Client Recruitment Coordinators (5 Volunteer Positions to be filled)

Client recruitment coordinators conduct outreach and meet with business incubators to promote the OVC and assist with the client recruitment process in preparation for the start of the clinic in September.

Qualifications:  Interest in entrepreneurship | Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills | Interest in business development/client recruitment aspects of legal practice

Consideration:  OPIR hours / Time requirement:  1-3 hours per week

Term:   June – August, 2018.  Please note that client recruitment duties can be completed in conjunction with other paid/volunteer summer positions.


Student – OVC Coordinators (2 Volunteer Positions to be filled)

Student coordinators work closely with the Faculty Director and OVC Administrator to assist with management and administrative duties for the OVC, including student recruitment, law firm training sessions/meetings, and case file management.

Qualifications:  Interest in entrepreneurship | Excellent time-management, organizational and communication skills

Consideration:  OPIR hours / Time requirement: 1-3 hours per week

Term:  May 2018 (student recruitment); September – April, 2018-19.  Please note that (May 2018) student recruitment duties can be completed in conjunction with other paid/volunteer summer positions.


Application Deadline for Client Recruitment & OVC Coordinators:  submit by 9 am on Tuesday, April 3, 2018