Fresher Non-profit Associate Attorney Jobs – International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:    Associate Attorney
Organization: International
Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: IJM Training
About US:
International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor
from violence throughout the developing world. International Justice Mission
partners with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals
to justice, restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems.  The International Justice Mission (IJM)
Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing in Uganda by bringing rescue
and restoration to individual victims, accountability to their perpetrators,
and transformation to the public justice system as a whole.
Job Summary:  The Associate Attorney will be part of IJM’s
Systems Reform team, you will have the opportunity to develop and participate
in trainings for public justice system leaders, influence the church and
educate the public on how to protect widows and orphans from property grabbing,
and implement efforts to reform the public justice system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Training and Logistics:
Carry out legal research and develop curricula for
public education and public justice system official training.
Manage logistics for public justice system trainings.
Assist with and participate in the training of
Police Officers, LC Leaders, Civil Servants, church and community leaders, and
members of the general public.
Advocacy and Education:
Organize meetings with public justice officials,
local leaders, and power actors.
Educate audiences on the causes, costs, and
consequences of property grabbing.
Represent IJM in public speaking engagements,
meetings, and publicity events.
Support IJM in advocacy efforts for positive change
in the public justice system.
Support and Development:
The incumbent will support the IJM SR Department in
designing reforms to the public justice system.
Support IJM Casework Team in evaluating and
developing intervention strategies for IJM cases.
Carry out case intake and client screening based on
established criteria.
Assist in hosting guests, visitors, and volunteers.
Participate in IJM programs in professionalism and
Christian spiritual formation.
Perform any other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Associate Attorney
should hold a Bachelor’s degree in law and completion of LDC program.
At least two years’ experience as an attorney,
paralegal or legal assistant.
A minimum of two years’ experience as a public
speaker, teacher, or similar duties.
Excellent critical thinking, legal analysis, and
oral and written communication skills.
Fluency in English and Luganda, with excellent
writing and oration in both.
Computer literacy skills with proficiency in MS
Word, Outlook and Excel.
Practicing Certificate and Driver’s License
Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’
Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.
Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and
oral communication.
Works well under stress with a sustained positive
Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.
Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive
problem solver.
Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the International Justice
Mission (IJM) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by
clicking on the link below.

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