Now accepting applications for January 2019 (Duration: 12 Months)
Orientation Week in Washington, D.C. beginning on January 14th.
We will begin reviewing applications September 15. We strongly recommend you submit your application by October 1; however, applications may be reviewed after that point based on position availability.
*Please note that we are typically inundated with applications. We greatly appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate and ask that you hold your questions until contacted for an interview.
IJM is seeking an attorney with a passion for justice and a desire to protect the global poor from violence. The Legal Fellow, Office of General Counsel will bring exceptional client service, a solution-oriented mindset, and an ability to quickly learn about diverse areas of law to empower the global organization to achieve its mission. This position will provide legal counsel and services to ensure that IJM, including its international field offices and the broader IJM global partnership, is able to access opportunities, is in compliance with applicable laws, and is protected from legal and other external threats. This position is based at IJM Headquarters in the Washington, DC area and reports to the Global Director of Legal Affairs and Deputy General Counsel.
In-House Legal Counsel and Services
Required Skills and Experience
To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)
*What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.
**When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy.