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Human Rights Casework Intern / Volunteer


Employer: Amnesty International Australia
Work Type/s: Volunteer
Classification/s: Legal & Human Rights, Policy & Research, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 03 November, 2017.
Applications close: 13 November, 2017. (Expired)

Want to kick-start your human rights career?

Our passionate interns play a critical role in helping us achieve human rights impact in Australia and across the globe. Internships are a great way to get hands-on experience in certain fields, on issues that you’re passionate about.

Amnesty International Australia has an exciting unpaid internship or volunteer opportunity coming up, based in our Sydney Action Centre – Chippendale, Sydney.

Reporting to the Casework Coordinator, you will be responsible for:

  • Reviewing and analysing reports of human rights violations in Australia and overseas.
  • Researching and writing reports on human rights issues relating to individual cases and conducting other research as required.
  • Preparing reports on human rights violations occurring overseas and referring these reports to other Amnesty International teams for further consideration/action.
  • Providing appropriate referrals to legal, mental health, torture and trauma and general welfare services.
  • Notifying the Casework Coordinator of any cases of concern.
  • Maintaining hard and soft copy case files in accordance with record keeping policies and procedures.
  • Carrying out other ad hoc tasks and administrative duties as required.

For further information on this role view the Role Description.

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