Lawyer Vacancy Announcement

TITLE: Lawyer
LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia
JOB DESCRIPTION: Fund for Armenian Relief Children’s Support Center is currently seeking to hire a lawyer to make National Strategy and Action Plan on Juvenile Crime Prevention reflecting current legal language and context.

– Study existing strategy plan and evaluate its cohesion with the current legal context;
– Contribute to new draft strategy plan in accordance with legal context and in appropriate legal language;
– Work with Working Group to understand gaps and necessary revisions in draft strategy plan;
– Finalize draft strategy plan with Working Group;
– Present integrated strategy plan to government representatives at public hearing;
– Develop outline with cooperation of juvenile and social experts
– Conduct training sessions during capacity building meetings.

Lawyer’s service is anticipated for 32 days, including 2 days’ work as a trainer in Gyumri and Berd.

– Finalized National Strategy and Action Plan on Juvenile Crime Prevention in cooperation with juvenile and social experts
– Developed outline for capacity building meetings on current 2 reforms (Integrated Social Services and De-institionalization of children) in cooperation with juvenile and social experts

– Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law;
– Professional work experience;
– Excellent knowledge of the criminal law, juvenile justice;
– Excellent computer skills: knowledge of the MS Office package;
– Excellent knowledge of Armenian and English languages;
– Good communication skills;
– Team working and time management skills.

All interested and qualified candidates are welcomed to send their CVs in English language to Please indicate the position title in the subject field of the message.

OPENING DATE: 20 June 2016

ABOUT PROJECT: The overall goal of the Project is to contribute to the efforts of policy-makers to adopt sound legislation and policy papers and to promote changes in legislation and practice corresponding to child-friendly justice standards and recommendation of the HR monitoring bodies.