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Volunteer Legal Advocate - Asylum Access Ecuador


Ecuador: Esmeraldas, Guayaquil, Ibarra and 3 other cities

Program Duration

3-6 Months, 1-2 Years


Throughout the year

Intern Types

  • Communications
  • Counseling
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Social Work
  • Sustainable Development


  • Spanish



Experience Required


    Preferred Qualifications: Ability to speak, read, write and understand Spanish at a professional level is required. Law, Public Policy, International Relations, Social Sciences and International Development degrees are preferred for Legal Services and Community Outreach VLAs as well as Policy Advocacy VLAs. A Bachelor of Laws, JD or equivalent is preferred for strategic litigation VLAs. Community organizing and former experiences with refugees and/or people in vulnerable conditions are highly valued. Demonstrated academic or professional background in human rights and gender sensitivity is strongly desired. Motivation and commitment with refugee rights promotion is strongly appreciated. Ability to commit to a minimum of 6 months of full-time work. One year is preferred.

Volunteer Types

  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Counseling
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Gender Issues
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Legal Aide
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Refugee Relief
  • Small Business Development
  • Women
  • Youth Development

This Program is open to

Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi, South African, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is


Post Services Include

  • Job and Internship Network
  • Alumni Network