Somali Speaking Legal Intern Job in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya

Haki Mashinani Somali Speaking Legal Intern Job in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya

  • nternship opportunity at Haki Mashinani
  • Haki Mashinani is a Kenyan non-governmental organization and a member of the Microjustice4All (MJ4All) network, which is a Dutch organisation that coordinates an international network of Microjustice country organizations, providing legal services to help people protect their basic rights.
    The mission of Haki Mashinani is to legally empower the most vulnerable and marginalized people in Kenya in a structural way with the aim of improving their social and economic lives
    Haki Mashinani is inviting applications for a Somali Speaking Legal Intern
    Reports to: Case manager and Legal Coordinator
    Starting date: As soon as possible
    Duration: Six Months
    Purpose: Provide legal advice and assistance to clients in Haki Mashinani’s legal service points
    Workstation: Eastleigh, Nairobi
    Key Responsibilities
  • Screening of clients in the legal outlet;
  • Attending to the legal needs of the clients through consults or case solutions;
  • Working closely with the case manager on solving cases;
  • Organizing for outreach events, workshops and trainings in the outlets;
  • Conduct legal needs assessment;
  • Assist in client follow ups and correspondence from clients;
  • Keep records of Haki Mashinani activities in the assigned center;
  • Translation of documents from English/Kiswahili to Somali; and
  • Undertake any other duties as shall be assigned by the case manager and the legal coordinator.Required qualifications and experience:
  • Recent graduates who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in law or Diploma in law.
  • Experience in business registration and business law preferredFluency in Somalia is a necessity!
    Students with little or no work experience can apply for the position.
    Haki Mashinani does not pay the intern for the duration of the internship, however the student shall receive a monthly transport allowance.
    Interested candidates should email their resume of a maximum of 2 pages and a cover letter to info@hakimashinani.org
    Closing date: 11th January 2016 at 1:00 pm.
    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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