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Global Support Centre - Legal Team Members

Social Development International (SODEIT)

22 Jul 2021 Apply now Share
22 Jul 2021 Apply now Share
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Requirements
Legal - provides Advice, Guidance, Conduct Legal Research, Draft Legal Correspondence, Ensure Compliance & represent SODEIT: Ensuring the centre and country offices operates legally & develop partnerships safely; Create constitution, volunteer policy, volunteer agreement and confidentiality document for global support centre with Team R; Ensure all work of the global support centre is legal under the law of Sierra Leone, Cameroon and/or international law; Ensure the services and volunteers of the global support centre especially its virtual medical centre is legally protected; Advise and reduce on the potential risks of actions taken by the support centre; Develop other legal documents when required; Advise on the Cameroon, Sierra Leone & International laws; Proof read any contracts and partnership agreements created or received by Business, Fundraising and Partnership Teams; Consider to arrange for local legal support should the vulnerable communities require
Outreach and advocacy
Development programme/project administration
SODEIT Global Support Centre was established in April 2020 in response to manmade and natural disasters in West and Central Africa and the ongoing local challenges to vulnerable communities in Cameroon and Sierra Leone. The support Centre was launched with over 500 United Nations online volunteers who came together with one mission – to safeguard the vulnerable communities in Cameroon & Sierra Leone. The support Centre operates virtually and is divided into 20 teams led by 40 team leaders from across the world who Dedicate over 30 hours per week to this humanitarian aid. Each team member uses the skills learnt so far in life to build a safer, healthier and caring living environment with the other team members who they have not met before and for the people who they do not know so well. However, all of them have a common purpose and no matter how difficult the challenges may be, they are pursuing their best endeavours to change for good. The change has started in April 2020 and will be continuing with our global virtual support Centre, a rather new concept we are implementing in the world. We welcome you to join and support as one of us. Leaving the World Better Place than we met it
Volunteers: 25 needed
6-10 hours per week / 26 weeks
A bachelor’s degree in law degree from an accredited School of Law. Admission to the (state/country) Bar Association is also required; Must have 3-5+ years’ experience working with applicable laws and regulations; A juris doctor (J.D.)/PhD degree in Law and or legal practitioner in any state/country; Analytical skills; Persuasion; Judgement and reason; Negotiation; Research skills; Communication skills
Africa
English

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