Legal Volunteer at the Right to Education Project
This volunteer role is a unique opportunity to use your skills and talents while gaining valuable work experience in a major international NGO.
The Right to Education Project (RTE), housed at ActionAid International in London, is a collaborative initiative between ActionAid International, Amnesty International, the Global Campaign for Education, Save the Children and Human Rights Watch. RTE promotes mobilisation and accountability on the right to education, seeking to build bridges across human rights, education and development disciplines.
Join the team and you will get involved in implementing a range of RTE projects and initiatives. These will include assisting legal research, helping to develop and maintain our website (www.right-to-education.org), monitoring legal reform, case-law and international development related to the right to education as well as supporting events and activities.
As well as being committed to the right to education, you will need to have an understanding of international human rights law, including economic and social rights. You will be comfortable producing web content and have excellent English writing abilities as well as experience in using a web content management systems. You must also be highly analytical, possess good research, organisational and administrative skills.
If you would relish the opportunity to gain valuable work skills while making a positive contribution to a key initiative please apply.
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To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.
Job title: Legal Volunteer
Closing date: 27 April 2015