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We are hiring a lawyer

The Women’s Rights House invites to work as an assistant of a lawyer

Position: Assistant of a lawyer

Salary amount: 93,289 AMD, including taxes (excluding taxes: 68,000 AMD) 

Working period: 3 months, depending on the results, with the possibility of extension

Working hours: 10:00-17:00

Location: c. Gyumri

Expected things to do during the work:

  • Provide free legal counselling,
  • Draw up contracts and agreements, applications, reports, lawsuits and other legal documents,
  • If necessary, should present the rights of the beneficiaries in state and law enforcement bodies,
  • Conduct legal research on legal issues in the field,
  • To conduct an exploration of the documents submitted to the organization and provide legal opinions and conclusions on them,
  • To provide the protection of the organization’s beneficiaries by ensuring representation in all necessary state bodies and instances,
  • To implement other works within the scope of her responsibilities, according to the assignments by the Employer.

The minimum requirements are:

  • Creative thinking and initiative,
  • Willingness to learn and high sense of responsibility
  • Communication and organizational skills,
  • Gender sensitivity to work with beneficiaries, as well as a strong desire to educate oneself and acquire new skills,
  • Ability to orientate quickly, to work in a team and independently 
  • Respect for the idea of human rights, dignity and equality, willingness to work and readiness in the field of advocacy of ensuring the mentioned values,
  • Willingness to share the organization’s vision and values,
  • Responsibility and ability to keep deadlines.

Requirements for an assistant of a lawyer:

  • Higher legal education (Only those who graduated within the last 5 years are eligible to apply)
  • Lack of experience in the professional field,
  • Research work, experience in making analysis,
  • Possession of computer skills: MS Office, Internet, E-mail,
  • Proficient knowledge of Armenian, knowledge of English and Russian is desirable,
  • Possession of legal terminology,
  • Sense of responsibility and discipline, punctuality, communication skills,
  • Ability to work in a team, and work in short deadlines,
  • Desire to work with vulnerable groups and gender sensitivity,
  • Public speaking skills.

Application procedure:

This vacancy can be applied only by persons living in Gyumri, who correspond to the above-mentioned points.

To apply, please complete the following application by January 31, 2022, inclusive.

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