Pro Bono Lawyer / Legal Services Volunteer

Website Engineers without Borders Zambia

**About Us:**

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) – Zambia is a member-based, humanitarian non-profit organization dedicated to supporting communities by planning and implementing sustainable engineering solutions. Our projects address critical issues such as electrification, clean water, clean energy, housing, transport, education, health, and digital access. Run entirely by volunteers, EWB-Zambia is funded solely by donations and grants, working tirelessly to create a tomorrow where communities have access to basic human needs.

**Position Overview:**

We are seeking a Law Firm or dedicated Pro Bono Lawyer or Legal Services Volunteer to assist EWB-Zambia with various legal matters, including the drafting and review of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs), contracts, and other legal documents. This role is crucial for ensuring that our agreements and partnerships are legally sound and support our mission of sustainable community development.

**Key Responsibilities:**

– Draft, review, and provide legal advice on MoUs, contracts, and other legal documents.

– Ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations.

– Assist in negotiations and discussions with partners and stakeholders.

– Provide legal counsel on matters related to organizational governance and risk management.

– Support the organization in handling any legal disputes or issues that may arise.

– Offer guidance on best practices for legal documentation and processes.

**Qualifications:**

– Qualified lawyer with a current practicing certificate.

– Experience in contract law, non-profit law, and/or international law is preferred.

– Strong understanding of local laws and regulations in Zambia.

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

– Commitment to EWB-Zambia’s mission and values.

– Previous experience with non-profits or volunteer work is a plus.

**Benefits:**

– Opportunity to contribute to meaningful, impactful projects that benefit underserved communities.

– Gain experience working with a reputable international non-profit organization.

– Enhance your professional network and skills in the non-profit sector.

– Flexible working hours and the possibility of remote work.

**How to Apply:**

If you are passionate about using your legal expertise to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you. Please upload your intent outlining your interest and relevant experience to by 20th June 2024.

**Join us in engineering a brighter tomorrow! **

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