How to Apply

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Step 1: Get to know us!

Come learn more about PBSC and meet members of the PBSC Osgoode team at the following events:

  • August 27th at 4:30 pm: Attend the Social Justice Social to visit PBSC in the JCR
  • August 29th at 12:30 pm: Visit us at the Welcome Barbecue (PBSC/CLASP/LAWS)
  • August 30th at 3:30 pm to 5 pm: Visit our table at the Clubs Fair
  • September 5th at 5 pm: PBSC Osgoode + CLASP Social Mixer in the JCR
  • September 10th to September from 14th 10 am to 5:30 pm: Visit our table in Gowlings Hall

Read through our exciting project descriptions on the PBSC website and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!

Step 2: Apply online – It’s fast and easy!

Our applications will open on August 31st.

Applications for Family Law Project, Pro Bono Ontario, and Refugee Law Office are due by 9 am on Monday, September 10th.

All other applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, September 14th.

To apply for all PBSC Osgoode Volunteer Programs, follow these two steps:

Step 1. Complete the short PBSC Volunteer application

Step 2. (a) All applicants should email their résumé to probono.osgoode@gmail.com

(b) Applicants to the following PBSC Osgoode Volunteer Programs should also send their résumé to the email address indicated below:

Step 3: Accept, Complete Volunteer Agreement Form and Attend Trainings

Rolling offers will be sent out the week of September 18th. Once you receive an offer, you have 24 hours to decline or accept. Once all volunteer positions have been filled, we will email all candidates to advise them.

If you accept an offer, you will be required to complete the Volunteer Agreement Form and attend mandatory PBSC Trainings on September 25th at 12:30 pm and/or September 26th at 12:30 pm. Some projects will also require you to attend PBSC WestlawNext Canada Research Training on October 24th at 12:30 pm. Please note some projects have additional project-specific training, please read the descriptions carefully as trainings are mandatory.