We are now hiring a Communications Coordinator and a Legal Fellow. The Communications Coordinator will manage our advocacy on the internet, in the press and with our supporters. This will be a key member of IJDH’s innovative 8-person team, based in our Boston office. We seek a dynamic individual with strong communication skills, a passion for justice and an appreciation for the power of advocacy. Experience with Haiti and spoken Haitian Creole are crucial. Please apply asap. The application is open until the position is filled. Communications Coordinator Description The Legal Fellow will start September 1, 2017 and work two years. We seek an emerging lawyer passionate about supporting justice struggles in the Global South. The Fellowship at IJDH will focus on developing skills necessary for lawyers from the Global North to support social change movements and progressive lawyers in the Global South and build effective […]
2016 Haiti’s Future Leadership Fellowship The Embassy of Haiti in Washington, D.C. is now accepting applications for the 2016 Haiti’s Future Leaders Fellowship, Class of Dantès Bellegarde. An initiative of the Embassy of Haiti to the United States, the fellowship is part of the Haitian Government’s commitment to the involvement of its diaspora in the country’s development process. For the Haiti-bound fellows, the program is an eight-week assignment in Port-au-Prince, from June to August 2016, at key Government institutions. For the 2016 class, the Embassy will select up to five individuals, each with a demonstrated commitment to the development of Haiti. Fellows will be given the opportunity to work with government officials and gain experience in public administration and policy making, while applying their qualifications to the benefit of Haiti. Interested candidates should send their application via email to the Embassy of […]
We’re excited to announce our new Be Just Legal Fellowship for 2015-2017. With the generous support of the Bertha Foundation, we are offering a two-year legal fellowship for an emerging lawyer committed to pursuing a career in public interest law. We are particularly interested in candidates who know Haiti and speak Haitian Creole and/or French, as the Fellow will work closely with the team at BAI in Haiti. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and contact information for two references electronically to email@example.com by April 1, 2015. Please include “Be Just Fellow” in the subject line. Click HERE for more information on the fellowship and qualifications.