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West Coast employs staff counsel and professional staff. We also regularly hire law students for summer positions and accept applications through internship programs.

See below for our current employment and internship opportunities, as well as opportunities to get involved in West Coast’s work as a volunteer.

Employment Opportunity
Deadline:
Thursday, September 30, 2021

There is an immediate opening for a 0.7 time (25 hours/week) staff position at the Vancouver office of West Coast Environmental Law. West Coast harnesses the power of law to solve complex environmental challenges, transforming environmental decision-making and strengthening legal protection for the environment through collaborative legal strategies that bridge Indigenous and Canadian law. Remote work is in effect while COVID-19 restrictions apply.

Employment Opportunity
Deadline:

Proposals will be considered on a rolling basis from the date of posting.

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – British Columbia (CPAWS-BC) and West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) are seeking a Marine Protected Area (MPA) Network Outreach and Project Coordinator to support active engagement of conservation groups and communities in the MPA network planning process currently happening on BC’s northern coast with a focus on public consultation expected to occur this fall/winter.

Volunteer Opportunity
Deadline:

West Coast Environmental Law is seeking a volunteer Treasurer to join the boards of our three provincially-incorporated societies.

*Expressions of interest will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

Volunteer Opportunity
Deadline:

Do you have a passion for protecting the environment? Join our Street Legal Team for volunteer opportunities with West Coast.