Paralegal

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Paralegal

  • Post Date:October 7, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Location: Beitbridge

Brief about the organization

An opportunity has arisen within an organisation focusing on access to justice and human rights that seeks the services of a paralegal.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides legal assistance- legal advice, drafting of court papers and use of ADR to resolve disputes;
  • Conducts legal education activities including training community volunteers;
  • Monitors the work of community volunteers; Establishes Information centres within communities;
  • Compiles activity and donor reports for the district;
  • Maintains LRF assets at the respective Centre Office

Skills and competencies

  • Must have basic knowledge on the law and human rights;
  • Ability to identify legal and human rights issues which need to be addressed through advocacy and lobbying;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with marginalized and vulnerable communities;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written in English, Shona, Ndebele, Venda and Sotho;
  • Excellent facilitation skills;
  • Team player who is able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Previous working experience as a paralegal is an added advantage.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Paralegal Studies / Certificate in paralegal studies or equivalent.

To apply

Interested applicants to direct their applications and CVs to [email protected]

Deadline: 12 October 2021