The Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision, partner of the Quality and Accessible Legal Aid in Ukraine Project, announces a competition for the selection of candidates to fill the vacancies of heads and/or deputy heads of legal aid bureaus.
Requirements for candidates:
- higher legal education not lower than the first (bachelor’s) degree of higher education;
- fluency in Ukrainian;
- integrity, tolerance;
- capacity for oral and written efficient communication;
- analytical thinking, ability to quickly navigate and search for the necessary information;
- advanced PC user;
- stress resistance.
Proven experience of volunteering/participation in the activity of NGOs/initiative groups providing aid to vulnerable social groups will be an advantage.
You can find out the tasks of a legal aid bureau here.
To participate in the competition the applicants have to:
2) follow the distance learning course “Introduction to free legal aid system” (hereinafter – distance learning course) by 00:00 of 16 May 16 2016. Those applicants who will receive an invitation from the Coordination Center for Legal Aid Provision sent to the e-mail address indicated in the application will be able to register for the distance learning course. The distance learning course must be completed by the applicants at 00:00 on 16 May 2016.
Applicants meeting the established requirements and having completed the distance learning course will be invited for an interview through a notification from regional free legal aid centers at email addresses indicated by the candidates in their applications. Interviewing will begin after 16 May 2016. For an interview, it will be necessary to come to the premises of the appropriate regional FSLA center and to show a Ukrainian national passport.
Employment will be carried out by the directors of the respective regional free secondary legal aid centers in accordance with the labour legislation of Ukraine within the scope of powers and in accordance with the procedure established by the Regulation on Free Secondary Legal Aid Centers, approved by the order of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine dated 10 March 2015 no. 329/5, registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 10 March 2015 under no.266/26711.
Methodological support of the competition is provided by the QALA project, implemented by the Canadian Bureau for International Education and funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada.