Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Make Justice Happen: Join IJDH as a Legal Intern this Summer to Fight for Cholera Justice in Haiti

About Us Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) has successfully helped Haitians enforce their human rights since 2004. The Institute partners with Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) to support grassroots struggles for justice in Haiti and in the powerful countries abroad where decisions about Haitians’ rights are often made. IJDH and BAI combine traditional legal strategies with organizing, emerging technology, and public advocacy to address the root causes of instability and poverty in Haiti. We fight for justice with routinely excellent legal work, but also with creativity, humility, inspiration and humor, and a supportive work culture. We effect broad changes with modest resources by nurturing large advocacy networks. 2018 Legal Internship IJDH seeks legal interns to work on advocacy and legal cases, including our groundbreaking work to hold the UN accountable for introducing cholera to Haiti, and other human rights projects on an as-needed basis […]

Join the Team as a Volunteer Coordinator and Let’s Make Justice Happen

IJDH Volunteer Coordinator Internship Start Date: Immediate Opening Application Deadline: Rolling Basis About Us IJDH has successfully helped Haitians enforce their human rights since 2004. The Institute partners with BAI to support grassroots struggles for justice in Haiti and in the powerful countries abroad where decisions about Haitians’ rights are often made. IJDH and BAI combine traditional legal strategies with organizing, emerging technology and public advocacy to address the root causes of instability and poverty in Haiti. We fight for justice with routinely excellent legal work, but also with creativity, humility, inspiration and humor, and a supportive work culture. We effect broad changes with modest resources by nurturing large advocacy networks. IJDH is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to join its Boston office. The position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student interested in global human rights advocacy and […]

Join Our Team as Legal Intern: An Opportunity to Make a Difference

IJDH Legal Internship – Fall 2017 About Us IJDH has successfully helped Haitians enforce their human rights since 2004. The Institute partners with BAI to support grassroots struggles for justice in Haiti and in the powerful countries abroad where decisions about Haitians’ rights are often made. IJDH and BAI combine traditional legal strategies with organizing, emerging technology and public advocacy to address the root causes of instability and poverty in Haiti. We fight for justice with routinely excellent legal work, but also with creativity, humility, inspiration and humor, and a supportive work culture. We effect broad changes with modest resources by nurturing large advocacy networks.   IJDH Legal Internship Description The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) is seeking 1-2 legal interns (for a minimum of 10 hrs per week) to work in our New York office on legal advocacy to secure a just UN response to the […]

Cambridge, MA Hiring Community Outreach Interns

PAID INTERNSHIPS: Part-time Community Outreach Internship The City of Cambridge wants to hear from you and your community! The City’s Community Development Department has an immediate need for community outreach interns to reach Haitian, Ethiopian, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish speaking residents (6 positions) of Cambridge as part of the citywide plan, Envision Cambridge. Hours: 5 hours per week through December 2016 (with an option to continue) Duties: •             Assist with creating a strategy to reach underserved communities in Cambridge and engage them in the citywide planning process. This could include placing flyers around the community, posting to social media, or attending community events. •             Assist with creating and distributing surveys to members of underserved communities. •             Attend monthly meetings and training sessions including being mentored by Community Engagement Team outreach workers. Qualifications: •             Must be a Cambridge resident •             […]

CEPR Seeks a Summer 2016 International Program Intern

Job Description: The Center for Economic and Policy Research is currently looking for a full-time International Program Intern for Summer 2016 (early June — August). Responsibilities include assisting staff with research on upcoming papers and opinion pieces; organizing events with Latin American delegations, CEPR staff, and visiting academics; assisting in tracking and logging press mentions; as well as working on outreach to press, advocacy organizations, and Congress. The responsibilities vary based on their interests and experience, as well as the particular issues that CEPR is working on at the time. Interns will be able to attend relevant events around Washington, DC. Application deadline: March 25, 2016 Click HERE for more info.

IJDH Needs Legal Intern for Spring 2016

Are you a second- or third-year law student interested in human rights? Do you know any? If so, apply or tell them to apply to our Spring 2016 Legal Internship by January 20th! The Legal Intern will work on our groundbreaking cholera case against the UN and gain valuable legal and advocacy experience. The Intern must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be available for at least ten hours a week. Here’s more information on the internship and qualifications: http://www.ijdh.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/IJDH-Legal-Internship-Spring-2016.pdf

Contact IJDH

Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
15 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Telephone: (617) 652-0876
General Inquiries: info@ijdh.org
Media Inquiries: media@ijdh.org


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