Based in Sierra Leone, AdvocAid has a small team of paralegals, duty counsel lawyers, project officers, education officers and assistants who together, ensure that girls and women in Sierra Leone have access to free legal aid and know and can assert their legal rights.
If we have any vacancies, they’ll be listed below along with job descriptions and how to apply.
New Role: Executive Director
The Executive Director will lead and oversee all aspects of AdvocAid’s work in Sierra Leone. Key areas of responsibility include the day-to-day management of the organisation and the team, leading fundraising and the successful implementation of donor funded projects, supporting and developing AdvocAid’s legal, research, advocacy and campaign work and being the voice and heart of AdvocAid both in Sierra Leone and internationally.
A background in law is not necessary for this job. AdvocAid has a strong legal team, managed by our Legal Officer. The Executive Director’s role is to manage and lead the entire team.
If you are passionate about women’s rights and access to justice and can lead our dedicated team, please refer to the job description and job advert and apply now by sending your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 1st August 2017 at midnight GMT.
We are always grateful for the support of volunteers. If you have some time to spare and some expertise to share, please get in touch with us. Some ideas of how we can utilise volunteers include helping at events, conducting research, introducing us to corporate partners, donating photos for use on our publications and materials and supporting our legal aid and social welfare programmes (if qualified).
We look forward to hearing from you, and welcoming you to the team.