Program Manager Position – Manila, Philippines

VOICE is seeking a lawyer who is passionate about human rights and social justice to volunteer in its office in Manila to:

  • Coordinate our Civil Society Development internship program;

  • Use legal skills to draft briefs and reports regarding human rights abuses to be submitted to a variety of international bodies;

  • Assist with social justice projects (such as grant applications and liaising with NGOs and INGOs); and

  • Draft and collate refugee resettlement applications for stateless Vietnamese refugees in the Philippines, Thailand and Cambodia.

Essential minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law; and

  • Minimum of two years experience in a relevant field.

Desirables:

  • Strong commitment to human rights protection and social justice;

  • Well developed legal skills (especially in advocacy, drafting and research);

  • Well developed communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to work and take initiative, independently and in a team; and

  • Good management and organisational skills; and

  • Adaptability and flexibility to live and work with a small team.

Location: Manila, Philippines

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 12 Months

Benefits: Roundtrip airfare, food, travel insurance, accommodation, work-related expenses and local salary

For more information, please contact us at voiceinmanila@gmail.com