Volunteer Placements at Nazdeek

Nazdeek is a legal capacity building organization committed to bringing access to justice closer to marginalized communities in India.  Nazdeek’s mission is to advance social and economic rights, with a core focus on women and Dalits and Adivasi communities.

Nazdeek is currently engaged in two main projects in India, one concerning labor and health rights violations of tea garden workers in Assam’s tea gardens (North East India), and a second aimed at strengthening the housing and health rights of slum dwellers in Delhi.

Nazdeek offers volunteers placements for the following periods:
January – March
April – June
July – September
October – December

However, duration of the placement can be agreed upon depending on the ongoing work and the applicant’s availability.

Volunteers will assist in a range of activities, including legal research, conducting fact-finding visits, preparing and delivering trainings and workshops, drafting legal briefs and reports as well as undertaking communication and administrative tasks.  Strong research, writing and communication skills are required. Cultural sensitivity a must.  The position is open for applicants from all backgrounds, however candidates with education in the fields of Law, Social Science or Communications are strongly encouraged to apply.

Placements will be based in Delhi, with possibility of travel to project areas.  The position is unpaid, however we’re happy to support applications for external funding may you be aware of it.  Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter (pdf version), indicating period of availability, to [email protected].

Job title: Volunteer

Location: New Delhi

Contract: Minimum three months with possibility of extension

Salary: Unpaid

Closing date: 15 May 2015