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US Legal Consultant - Make a Meaningful Impact from the Comfort of Your Own Home

IHF
Pay: Voluntary position
Location: United States At home position United States Residential TELECOMMUTE Work From Home
Category: Graduate And Entry Level
Available from: Immediately
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor
Job reference: E02748226
Admin/Secretarial, Charity/Not for Profit/Fundraising, Childcare/Care Work, Education, Legal 2018-11-25 2018-12-23

Job Description

Location


IHF has no centralised administrative offices and thus relies on volunteers across the globe to help manage and support our international programs and projects remotely.



Overview


The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) was founded in 2001 and works with children in impoverished communities through our Children’s Homes and Education Centers in Thailand, Kenya, and Indonesia. Our mission is to educate impoverished children—activating their highest potential—and also to educate global citizens through real life experiences, about the realities of impoverished communities and the value of other cultures.


Our At-Home Volunteers support this work remotely, from their homes around the world. An At-Home volunteer should have access to a dependable computer, wifi connection, and experience with Google Suites applications is a plus.


Details of all our volunteer programs can be found on our website | www.ihfonline.org



Legal Consultant


IHF is currently seeking At-Home Volunteers for our International Legal Team. This team will provide expertise regarding legal concerns for IHF as a 501(c)(3) registered in the USA. Volunteers are expected to research and provide solutions to the any legal issues that IHF faces in relation to our international charity organization work/status. Legal Consultants will have the opportunity to work directly with our Executive Team.


An At-Home volunteer in this position will:




  • Draft and/or execute contracts related to human resources, corporate collaborations, and our international programs




  • Compile research requested by IHF relating to topics such as maintaining our NGO status or procedures for soliciting donations




  • Prepare documentation related to our 501(c)(3) status, taxation, banking etc. on behalf of IHF




  • Represent IHF in U.S. legal proceedings if necessary




  • Liaise with other members of our International Legal Team




IHF will provide all the necessary background and support for you to be successful in this position.


Benefits


In addition to making a notable difference in the lives of the children we serve, you will also have access to the following benefits:





  • A letter of recommendation, upon your request




  • Enhance your CV with practical experience working with an international NGO






  • Join a global network of IHF volunteers and alumni




Qualifications

  • Eligibility

    IHF is looking for individuals who can commit to a minimum 2-3 hours per week with a passion for social activism, support for global development through the legal sector, and are willing to give back through pro-bono service.


    At-Home Volunteers accepted to this position will also have:

    • Formal knowledge of the U.S. legal process

    • Confidence using the English language (both spoken and written)

    • Proficiency in Google Suite applications

    • Deep empathy for impoverished children and their communities

    • A commitment to our Core Values


    Note: Candidate does not have to be a practicing lawyer. Current law students and paralegals are also welcome to apply.


    Deadline

    IHF is accepting applications until 1 January 2019


    To Apply

    Please visit our website at: https://www.ihfonline.org/volunteer/apply-to-volunteer



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