Legal Counsel

Christian Horizons | Waterloo, ON

Posted Date 9/10/2021

Every day over 3,500 Christian Horizons employees make a difference in the

lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Join our team. Let’s work together for a world where everybody belongs. 


Permanent, Full Time


40 hours/week

Waterloo Office


In this executive role you will combine your legal skills with a compelling vision to make a difference in the world. This is an opportunity to join the director team of a large, faith-based, not-for-profit organization. Your leadership skills, legal knowledge, and collaborative approach will be used to direct the supports and services relating to workforce management.


Christian Horizons is seeking to add expertise of legal counsel specific to Human Resources as it pertains to employment and labour relations. Reporting to General Counsel, this position will play a key leadership role by providing advice on employment matters for both union and non-union workplaces.

You are the ideal candidate if you have:

  • had a legal career in employment-related matters for at least 6 years
  • successfully managed progressively complex employment issues for a large workforce
  • worked for (or have strong connections to) a not-for-profit or charitable organization
  • maintained a member in good standing status with the Law Society of Ontario

Why should you apply? Christian Horizons offers competitive wages and comprehensive executive level benefit package including 4 weeks paid vacation and extended health & dental benefits.


Legal Counsel embraces the Christian Faith Foundation of the organization; ensures the Christian ethos and the Values, Vision, and Mission permeate the department; and commits personally to the expectations as outlined in the Statement of Faith.


Christian Horizons seeks to hire a workforce that represents the diversity of the communities where we serve. We are committed to promoting communities of belonging where Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour feel valued, respected, represented, and heard. We seek to provide accessibility through all stages of the hiring. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.


Application Deadline: September 27, 2021          Start Date: Flexible


Applicants must submit a résumé and cover letter by September 27, 2021, to General Counsel at:

Ministry Focus
Employment Status
Full time

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