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Legal Awareness Officer


About Coordination of Rehabilitaion and Development Services for Afghanistan

Coordination of Rehabilitation and Development Services for Afghanistan (CRDSA) is a non-governmental and non-political humanitarian organization working in sectors of Sustainable Livelihood, Human Rights Promotion, Civil Society Strengthening, Returnees/IDPs Protection and Re-Integration in Afghanistan. CRDSA was established in 2002 and presently is operating in Herat, Farah,Ghor , Nimroz and Badghis provinces.

Job Summary

The legal Awareness Officer has to oversee the different legal activities which the project may be involved in.

Job Details

Date Posted: 08 Nov 2017 Reference: FC-004
Closing Date: 17 Nov 2017 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Legal Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

1- Preparation of Awareness Materials for the implementation of the project activities.
2- Conduct Awareness Raising sessions for the local Shoras.
3- Facilitate the conduction of legal workshops/trainings for judiciary departments’ staff.
4- Conduct regular meetings between traditional villages’ leaders from target communities.
5- Develop training materials reflecting stronger understanding overlap between Islamic law, Afghan law, traditional rights and the rights of women and children.
6- Strive to improve confidence between formal judiciary system and informal traditional system.
7- Strive to improve legal knowledge of informal judiciary leaders/personnel.
8- Maintain good liaison with government judiciary departments and informal justice system.
9- Facilitate Issue-based discussion sessions between actor of formal and informal justice systems around legal structures, human rights, gender issues, space of community groups and civil society in justice delivery system.
10- Establish 90 community based human rights committees.
11- Conduct capacity building trainings for local Shora members and human rights defenders.
12- Prepare public awareness raising campaign materials.
13- Participate exposure meetings to the staff of formal and informal judiciary departments.
14- Assist the organization in carrying out project activities in legal manner.


• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent writing skills.
• Should be skilled in the field of legal rules.
• Should be skilled in working with a team.
• Good Microsoft office skills in computer.


• A bachelor’s degree in law/Sharia
• Minimum 3 years of working background in similar field with national and/or international NGOs.

Job Location

AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Law

Submission Guideline

Applicants are kindly requested to submit their applications and CVs in English to the below mentioned email address and also they may submit it to CRDSA-Herat office to the following address:
Mukhabirat Street, 4th district
Charahi Aab Bakhsh-e-Badmorghan, near Qasedak Café Net
Further information please contact us on +93- (0) 40 220040. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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