Laywyer - Access To Justice

Posted By: Eka - The Communicators's Collective


Junior Management

Program Implementation

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Job Description


1. Job Title: Lawyer (Consultancy – Contractual with 2 month probation, subject to review)

2. Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

3. Remuneration: 20000/-

4. Time: 5 hours daily, 6 days a week.

5. Qualification and skills:

• Graduate or Post Graduate in Law.

• Experience of at least 4-5 years of court practice in taking up cases of vulnerable groups, especially in urban settings.

• Excellent communication skills including reading, writing and articulation

• Excellent language skills in any one language – Hindi or English

6. Job Overview:

• He / She/they will be responsible for guiding survivors/families in cases regarding atrocities on children, women, Dalits or other marginalised groups.

• Representation in courts in cases concerning SC/ST Act, POCSO, DV and other human rights laws or committees like CWC as and when required.

• Provide consultation at the community based legal aid centres every month

• Organize and participate in Jan Sunwais and social protection camps; look into cases of rejection of documents.

• Engage with police stations and offer legal advice to unsupported cases.

• Conduct training sessions for para-legals and build their capacity to run the Community based legal aid cell.

• Coordinate with the Access to Justice team to collate cases registered & build a rapport that will work as an advocacy tool with DLSA / Govt. departments & network with other organizations that work on similar issues.

• Working together with the youth leadership in the organization. Ability to jointly facilitate community development processes

• Documentation of cases as per program requirements

• Participate in Research processes related to Access to Justice.

• Participate in fact finding missions.

• Engage with networks and participate in advocacy initiatives at the City level

• Participate in organization meetings and processes as and when required.

7. Core Skills Expected:

• Impactful listening, writing and speaking skills.

• Demonstrable understanding of Constitutional values, local issues which concern Socio-Economic, Cultural as well as Civil Rights

• Excellent Communication and management skills.

• Demonstrable skills to understand and use Social Media platforms.

8. Growth Opportunity:

• Gaining experience of rights-based, pro-people community development work in urban areas with most marginalized groups, adding significant value to your work profile.

• Opportunity for participation in workshops, symposiums, online trainings and orientations on areas of your work and interest.

• Opportunity of engaging with senior development practitioners including media persons, activists, academicians and other influencers.

• Opportunity to develop your capacities, improve communication skills and engage on a range of issues including child rights, feminism, gender, constitutional rights, youth engagement, media, communication, participatory approaches and principles of facilitating collective community action.

• Personal guidance and support for engaging in further studies from the organization management group.

Eligible candidates may send in their detailed CV along with a covering letter stating why you are suited for this position to

Applicants are required to have a two-wheeler of their own.

Please note:

1. Last date of application: Nov 20, 2023

2. Preference will be given to women candidates belonging to Dalit/Adivasi /Religious Minority & LGBTQA+ groups.

3. Appointment process will be inclusive of online & individual interviews with group discussions and writing, analysis & critique tasks.

4. Please do not make any calls. You may write in with your queries (if any) at

Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - B Arch

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Eka - The Communicators's Collective
  • About Organization:Eka is a Non-Profit Trust (86/444-445) registered under the Madhya Pradesh Public Trusts Act, 1951. Eka works in Central Indian States on issues related to Child Rights (Especially, Child Participation, Protection, Health & Nutrition, Governance), Gender, Youth Engagement, Adolescent Girls & Life Skills and Women’s Empowerment.

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