CSJ is hiring!
(CSJ) is hiring immediately for two positions on the Casework team: Clinical Social Worker and Legal Counsel (Fellow).
CSJ’s vision is that people impacted by sexual harm and other forms of violence in India have access to justice systems that repair harm, empower the vulnerable and reconcile broken relationships, keeping each victim’s needs central to the process. As a core part of our work, we provide free legal and psychosocial support during criminal proceedings in Delhi for children who experience sexual harm.
We are looking for qualified, committed and compassionate people to join the team for this incredibly relevant and important work.
Interested candidates can send their CV to email@example.com
Clinical Social Worker
You will directly support survivors of child sexual abuse and their families during the criminal justice process. You will provide emotional support, identify psychosocial needs and connect clients with service providers to meet those needs.
The role is fieldwork intensive. You will work closely with children, their families and justice system stakeholders, including the Child Welfare Committee, courts, hospitals and police.
Qualifications: Master of Social Work or related degree required; At least 1 year field work experience; direct services experience working within the child protection system preferred.
Deadline to apply is 25th January 2019.
Legal Counsel (Fellow)
You will serve a full-time, two-year assignment that develops you as a leader with refined and practical professional skills, high standards of personal and professional ethics and a heart to serve the poor and disadvantaged.
You will directly represent child sexual abuse victims at all matters and hearings during criminal proceedings. You will also be responsible for the administrative role of coordinating legal support with CSJ’s pro bono legal networks.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Laws degree required, Master of Laws preferred. At least 1 year trial experience in criminal courts.
Call for applications is ongoing until filled.
CSJ seeks volunteer lawyers to represent child sexual abuse victims
CSJ seeks qualified Indian advocates to serve on a pro bono lawyers panel that provides free legal representation to child sexual abuse victims during trial.
What court are cases located? Cases will be in Delhi trial courts, mostly Saket court, but a few in Patiala House court.
What is required of you? Provide direct legal representation in one case. Commit at least one year to the case (the contract is renewable).
- Email your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Plan to attend the information session to find out more. It will be 30th January at 4:30pm.
- Read complete expectations and qualifications here.
- Deadline to apply: 25 January 2019
Questions? Email us at email@example.com