Opening: Volunteer Community Advocate
Asylum Access is an innovative non-profit founded to make refugee rights a reality for refugees. Asylum Access envisions a world in which refugees live safely, move freely, attend school, work and rebuild their lives. Asylum Access believes that when refugees enjoy their human rights they can access effective, lasting solutions.
We build transformative rights-based approaches to refugee response. These rights-based approaches include policy advocacy, strategic litigation, legal services, and community legal empowerment programs.
Duration: 6 months to 1 year contract
The position is based in Bangkok.
Please send a cover letter, a resume and an academic example of written English to Asylum Access at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “AAT-VCA Application” by 16 December 2018. Please be sure to specify in your cover letter what makes you uniquely qualified to be a Volunteer Community Advocate with AAT, how volunteering with us fits into your career plans, and the date that you expect to be available.
Please note that all Asylum Access Volunteer positions are unpaid; we are happy to work with successful applicants to arrange for funding or school credit where available. The VA will be responsible for expenses incurred relating to obtaining their visa. AAT will be responsible for government and legal service fees in obtaining work permit only. Details and orientation on required documents and procedure in applying for visa and work permit will be shared with successful candidates.
Asylum Access takes protection & safeguarding extremely seriously. Employment is subject to our Child & Vulnerable Adult protection standards including where possible, background checks. Adherence to our Safeguarding Policy is mandatory for all staff, volunteers, and interns.
Asylum Access is an equal opportunity employer