Nazdeek is a legal capacity building organization committed to bringing access to justice closer to marginalized communities in India.
Nazdeek’s mission is to advance social and economic rights, with a core focus on women and Dalits and Adivasi communities.
Nazdeek is currently engaged in two main projects in India, one concerning labor and health rights violations of tea garden workers in Assam’s tea gardens (North East India), and a second aimed at strengthening the housing and health rights of slum dwellers in Delhi.
Nazdeek offers volunteers placements for the following periods
January – March
April – June
July – September
October – December [Applications have been closed for this period]
However, duration of the placement can be agreed upon depending on the ongoing work and the applicant’s availability.
Volunteers will assist in a range of activities, including: legal research, conducting fact-finding visits, preparing and delivering trainings and workshops, drafting legal briefs and reports as well as undertaking communication and administrative tasks.
Strong research, writing and communication skills are required. Cultural sensitivity a must.
The position is open for applicants from Law, Social Science or Communications background.
Candidates with strong communications skills or past campaign and/or communication experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
Placements will be based in Delhi, with possibility of travel to project areas.
The position is unpaid, however we’re happy to support any applications for external funding that may you be aware of.
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter (pdf), indicating period of availability, to: firstname.lastname@example.org