Position vacancy for a Woman Lawyer – Jagori Rural

Posted By: Jagori Rural charitable Trust

Dharamsala

Executive/Staff

Program Development & Management

Women Empowerment

Job Description

Jagori Rural Charitable Trust –JRCT is a feminist organization working in three districts, i.e., Kangra, Sirmour and Chamba of Himachal Pradesh. It is committed to the cause of building a just and equitable society.  


We are looking for a woman lawyer, a fulltime position with a strong gender perspective for its community based violence prevention program including the Women’s Courts. The position primarily requires strong legal and conceptual understanding of VAW, Gender equality, Gender Justice and knowledge about legal frameworks for the protection and safety of women and girls, with training experience, mediation including court procedure and community outreach  and good writing and communication skills.


Qualification & Experience:

- Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in law.

- Minimum of 2 years of experience.

- Strong writing skills in English and Hindi. The interested candidate should be willing to make minimum two year commitment.


Remuneration: Salary will commensurate with experience of the candidate.


Location: Jagori Rural Charitable Trust, Sidhbari Rakkar, Dharamshala, District Kangra Himachal Pradesh, India. Candidates willing to relocate and live in the beautiful Himalayan Mountain area may send their CV to abhabhaiya@gmail.com, rashmichemistryo@gmail.com and mark cc to jagorihimachal@yahoo.com.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - LLM

We are looking for a woman lawyer, a fulltime position with a strong gender perspective for its community based violence prevention program including the Women’s Courts. The position primarily requires strong legal and conceptual understanding of VAW, Gender equality, Gender Justice and knowledge about legal frameworks for the protection and safety of women and girls, with training experience, mediation including court procedure and community outreach  and good writing and communication skills.


Qualification & Experience:

- Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in law.

- Minimum of 2 years of experience.

- Strong writing skills in English and Hindi. The interested candidate should be willing to make minimum two year commitment.



Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Jagori Rural charitable Trust
  • About Organization:Jagori Rural Charitable Trust (“Jagori Grameen”), A Non-Governmental Organization is located in Rakkar, a village in the foothills of the Himalayas near Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. ? Following a path of non-violence and simplicity, Jagori Grameen is committed to the cause of building a just and equitable society. Our engagement with the community addresses all forms of discrimination based on gender, class, caste, religion, disability and all other forms of social exclusion and seeks to protect the individual and collective dignity of the most marginalized. Major involvement of JRCT is with communities that fall under marginalized category, within that there is a special focus on women and young girls. ? Established in the year 2003 with just 12 girls and working in 25 villages JRCT has extended its work to 130 villages of Kangra district and 30 villages of Chamba District. Our outreach programs cover a population of 20000 people in these villages. ? JRCT has a dedicated team w