VOLUNTEER/ INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
ICDR INC. (International Commission for Dalit Rights, Inc.)
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ICDR International is seeking several volunteers/interns for its headquarters in summer and fall 2021. Candidates may apply for the positions listed below based on their interest in the work of specific programs and projects. Please send us your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Open Opportunities
Community Service and Immigration Volunteers/Interns: several community and paralegal volunteers and/or legal student interns are needed to support and advocate for low-income families and immigrant communities to help and educate on immigration matters through its DMV Community Service programs. Volunteers / interns conduct interview, prepare and review application and documentation and are required to sign G-28 and application forms. The time commitment is roughly 20 hours a month for volunteers and 20 hours a week for student interns, and we ask volunteers to make a one-year commitment to the program.
Employment and civil rights Volunteers/Interns: Volunteers/Interns are needed to provide service and advocate for equal opportunities and benefits for minorities, low-income families and immigrant communities in the various entities, e.g. Equal Opportunity Commission and Civil rights and Human Rights commission. They will conduct interview, review, and prepare motions and advocate for equal access in the public benefits, services and protection in employment. The time commitment is roughly 20 hours a month for volunteers and 20 hours a week for student interns, and we ask volunteers to make a one-year commitment to the program.
Legal and Human Rights Interns: several human rights volunteers/interns are needed to investigate and prepare a comprehensive report of Caste, Work and Descent-based discrimination, exclusion and violence against underprivileged section of society in south Asia. Law students with International human rights law and/or civil rights litigation knowledge are a plus.
Congressional Policy Research Interns: Volunteers/ interns are needed to work with leadership on Capitol Hill. The interns will help to build coalition with progressive allies and Congressional offices, civil rights and social justice entities within US, especially Capitol Hill.
Media Interns: ICDR seeks enthusiastic and qualified candidates to design, develop and produce awareness building media materials. These internships are best suited for those interested in public relations, journalism and digital media.
Business Development Volunteers/Interns: interns or volunteers are needed to prepare grant applications for small family and community foundations as well as able to use online fundraising tools to generate funding for various initiatives both in the USA and South Asia.
Financial Management Intern: ICDR is seeking a student to intern part-time to develop and manage the financial system and Account administration. Intern will learn financial management, accounting and business administration in nonprofit environment.
About ICDR INC. (International Commission for Dalit Rights, Inc.)
1751 Pinnacle Dr., Suite 600, Tysons, VA 22102, US
ICDR defends and promotes the dignity and rights of underprivileged, marginalized and Dalit people worldwide. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that the "the recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights" of all people is "the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world." We provide public services for underprivileged, marginalized and Dalit people both in the U.S. and internationally. It provides public interest legal and policy services for people fighting caste and descent-based discrimination, exclusion and injustice as well as promoting dignity, equality and rights of Dalits, marginalized and underprivileged people worldwide through campaigning, networking, collaborating, and promoting dialogues between policy-makers, civil societies and diverse communities.
We advocate for the dignity and respect of all immigrants, other diverse minorities and low-income communities regardless of their race, caste, religion, or country of origin. ICDR collaborates, networks, and provides technical support for its associates, civil society, government agencies, and the communities as they strive to promote equal opportunities, social inclusion, rule of law, public litigation, and empowerment of Dalits, marginalized and underprivileged people, which too often faces disproportionate challenges and obstacles to live a dignified life. We investigate, expose discrimination, educate and mobilize the public, provide community services, and campaign to leverage for changes in policy and transform societies.