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Legal Volunteer

Company: Save The Children
Location: fairfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Save the Children, a global humanitarian and development organization, is seeking a Legal Skilled Volunteer to work in the Office of the General Counsel. This position provides an excellent opportunity for exposure to legal issues affecting the nonprofit sector, as well as legal issues related to international development and humanitarian assistance, and to the work of an in-house legal department, while contributing to Save the Children's programs in the United States and around the world.

What Youll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

  • Review solicitations

  • Review non-disclosure agreements and other documents as requested

  • Conduct research on topics such as international data breach laws, international fundraising, FERPA compliance, state fundraising laws

Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Experience reviewing various types of contracts

  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word

  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and multi-task within deadlines

  • Able to handle confidential and proprietary information appropriately and with discretion

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Please attach resume and cover letter to your application

Whats In It for You

  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member

  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams

  • Networking program with managers across the organization

  • Flexible schedule

  • A family friendly work environment

  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world

Classification: Skilled Volunteer

Part-time: minimum 4 hours/week

Dates: open ended

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children every day and in times of crisis transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Childrens policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Save The Children, Fairfield , Legal Volunteer, Other , fairfield, Connecticut

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