EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

There are currently no vacancies.

VOLUNTEER / INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME


A. DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR 


Ara is presently looking for a long-term volunteer to help expand the organization's digital presence. The tasks shall include:


RESPONSIBILITIES 

(a) Write for multiple platforms that include blogs, promotional material, website copy, articles and interviews, as well as develop content for the organization’s social media accounts;

(b) Adopt innovative and creative strategies to expand the organization’s social media presence;

(c) Assist the team to document and report on its program activities using a variety of formats, including electronic, audio, video, website, and other digital platforms;

(d) Meet/interview refugees and their stakeholders to collect relevant information and generate material for the organization’s digital platforms; and 

(e) Such other activities which are required to meet Ara’s digital media strategy for 2018. 


 

CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT

(a)  Degree in Media and Communication or related field; Experience with photography, videography and design software will be an advantage.

(b) Excellent command over written and spoken English.

(c) Ability to work under supervision in a team.

(d) Willingness to travel within New Delhi. 


NOTE

(a) The successful candidate will be expected to start on 15 January 2018.

(b) The contract will be for 6 months, till 30 June 2018.

(c) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

(d) A monthly stipend will be paid to cover expenses such as travel, food etc. (subject to visa requirements)

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE 
Please email a letter of interest, and an up-to-date CV to nayantara@aratrust.in, with the subject line “Application for the post of Digital Media Coordinator”.

The deadline for receiving applications is 5 pm (IST) on 1 December 2017. Shortlisted candidates may be required to appear for an interview. Candidates based outside New Delhi may appear for the interview remotely.



B. VOLUNTEER CASEWORKER 


Ara is presently looking for both short-term and long-term volunteer for assisting the legal team with case work. The tasks shall include:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

(a)  Assisting with client intake sessions, conducting intake interviews and providing legal counselling. 

(b)  Conducting research on clients’ countries of origin, relevant case law and legal provisions.

(c)  Drafting client testimonies and legal submissions.

(d)  Conducting research for reports/projects on issues related to protection.

(e)  Maintaining office databases and drafting office correspondence.

 

CRITERIA FOR RECRUITMENT

(a)  Recent graduates or students of Law or International Relations.

(b)  Willingness to work 35-40 hours a week for a period of 1-6 months in New Delhi.

(c)  Willingness to travel within New Delhi.

(d)  Preference will be given to those with experience working with refugees/migrants/IDPs or other vulnerable clients.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE 

Please email a letter of interest and an up-to-date CV to office@aralegal.in, with the subject line “Internship for (Month, Year) to (Month, Year)”. Please indicate clearly your period of availability in the subject line, as indicated above. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please note that this is an unpaid position.