Fresher Legal Officer Non-profit Careers – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Job Title:       Legal Officer
Organisation: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: Uganda
About ARC:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International
nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and
training to millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to
promote peaceful and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and
communities can access locally owned, high-quality services.
Job Summary: The Legal
Officer is responsible for monitoring the general security situation and follow
upon the structures entrusted with security watch in the settlement, monitoring
community structures in handling cases within their jurisdiction, accompany
persons of concern/ witnesses to courts of judicature in case of any matter,
periodically visit detention centers and monitor the welfare of the detained
and ensure justice is realized, providing legal counseling to persons of
concern, cooperating with the police and other implementing partners in
monitoring crime and providing periodical reports regarding the same.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the American Refugee
    Committee (ARC) Legal Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor of
    Laws (LLB) or Diploma in Law
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    working with I DPs, Asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons.
  • Knowledge of Kiswahili, local language of
    the population and Kinyarwanda
  • Ability to ride with a valid license.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send an
application letter, updated CV & copies of academic documents via email
only to UGjobs@arcrelief.org addressed to The Human Resources Manager American
Refugee Committee International Kampala.
Deadline: 15th May
2017
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