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IHF - International Humanity Foundation

IHF

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 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. This team will provide expertise regarding legal concerns for the IHF International Team. Volunteers are expected to research and provide solutions to any legal issues that IHF faces in relation to our international charity organization work/status in regions IHF is located. 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, land rights, and corporate collaborations
  • Compile research requested by IHF relating to topics such as maintaining our NGO status or visa procedures for international volunteers
  • Prepare documentation related to local government, legal status, taxation, banking etc. on behalf of IHF
  • Represent IHF in legal proceedings if necessary

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

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 International legal processes
  • 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.


To Apply

Please visit our website at www.ihfonline.org



If you have more questions, please send an email to volunteer.recruitment@ihfonline.org

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About IHF - International Humanity Foundation

Location:

4311 Pavlov Ave., San Diego, CA 92122, US

Mission Statement

To educate impoverished children--activating their highest potential--and educate global citizens, through real life experiences, about the realities of impoverished communities, the value of other cultures, and the many responsibilities of running an international NGO. *Children always come first. We exist first and foremost to meet the needs of the children we serve. *Education empowers. We believe that education unlocks the door to greater potential and empowers people to make good decisions that lead to a brighter future for all of humankind. *Honesty is the only policy. Authenticity, sincerity, and transparency are not only paramount, they’re non-negotiable. *Celebrate differences. There’s a reason we see differently, our differences are not a liability, they are our strength.

Description

The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is an international non-religious, non-political, and nonprofit organisation that provides education and safe Children's Homes to impoverished children in Indonesia, Kenya, and Thailand through our five (5) IHF Centers.

We function entirely through the efforts of volunteers, sponsors, donors, and an Executive Leadership team from all over the world.

Our Vision:

To develop global leaders with cross-cultural experiences, and respect for different cultures, from differing socioeconomic backgrounds, who are equipped to make decisions that serve and positively impact, promote, and protect the dignity and humanity of people everywhere.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Sat Oct 09, 2021 - Tue Nov 09, 2021

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Legal (General)
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Advocacy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Mediation

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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