|Date Posted:||Nov 5, 2019|
|Closing Date:||Nov 14, 2019|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per company salary scaleAF|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Probation Period:||3 months|
About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):
Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.
He/She is required to follow this job description and complete her works in the respect of the WAW rules and regulations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Ø Receive cases from counselors that require legal action
Ø Conduct interview with client(s)
Ø Propose plan of action
Ø Keep all court appearances
Ø Prepare brief
Ø Do ongoing counseling of individual client and/or family members
Ø Conference with other professionals and organizations
Ø Work closely with other staff members to build a professional team
Able to work overtime on weekends or holidays required by the supervisor or program
She is required to be adaptable for larger tasks not specified in this framework.
Fluent in Dari/Pashto both writing and speaking (knowledge of English language is an advantage)
Have knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office and other office automation
Have bachelor law or Sharia with valid lawyer certificate
Have 2-3 years’ experience in related field
o Enhance WAW visibility
o Meet with Ministries of Justice, Interior, Women’s Affairs; Office of Attorney General, police departments.
o Represent WAW at civic, religious and other public events
o Continue and expand relationships with NGOs, local government officials, schools and universities, etc.