Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with The Advocates for Human Rights.  

The Advocates for Human Rights is an equal opportunity employer. The Advocates is committed to cultural diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.

The Advocates for Human Rights is a volunteer based, non-governmental, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally-recognized human rights. The Advocates' programming focuses on women's rights, including freedom from violence; migrant and refugee rights, including both advocacy and legal services; peace-building in post-conflict societies; due process and freedom from persecution; and economic and social rights. The Advocates works to bring about systems change, reinforce accountability mechanisms, raise awareness, foster tolerance, and help individuals more fully realize their inherent rights.

International Justice Program Staff Attorney

 

The Advocates for Human Rights is seeking a Staff Attorney for its International Justice Program.   The Advocates for Human Rights is a volunteer-based, non-governmental, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. 

The Advocates’ International Justice Program develops innovative, sustainable strategies to hold governments accountable for human rights abuses and to strengthen institutions in the international justice system.  The International Justice Program partners with diaspora and international human rights defenders to build their capacity to use local, regional, international, and transitional justice mechanisms to end gender-based violence against women, the use of the death penalty, and violence and discrimination based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity and sexual orientation.  The Advocates holds consultative status with the United Nations and the International Justice Program coordinates The Advocates’ monitoring and reporting to United Nations human rights bodies and regional human rights mechanisms.