Paralegal Training Program Volunteer

The Paralegal Program trains survivors of human trafficking and other forms of gender-based violence to become paralegals. The program seeks interns and volunteers to assist with generating funds to increase access to justice and trainings on legal systems and human rights.

This program operates in the locations of Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Potential Assignments 

• Expand knowledge of survivors training to become paralegals through introducing concepts, background information, and frameworks regarding law, human rights, and women’s rights.

• Increase access to information about further qualifications and educational opportunities for survivors who have completed the paralegal certification process.

• Create informative trainings about the process of receiving donations from other organizations

• Increase funds for the program through grant writing.

• Other assignments and projects as needed.

Position Qualifications 

• Past work experience, volunteer experience, or prior education in human rights, paralegal work or law, NGO work, or another related field preferred.

• General working knowledge of a variety of legal systems, and ability to apply principles of human rights and women’s rights to different contexts.

• Prior knowledge in or willingness to learn about Nepalese common-law systems, informative trainings, and grant writing.

• Excellent communication skills, open minded nature, and consistent willingness to learn from others.

Paralegal Training Program Volunteer