INTERSOS Organization

Legal Intern – Erbil – (KRI/030)

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Job Overview

INTERSOS is an international, non-profit, humanitarian organization on the front line of emergencies, bringing assistance to victims of armed conflicts, natural disasters, and extreme exclusion with particular attention to the protection of the most vulnerable people. Since 1992 our humanitarian workers have been helping people affected by humanitarian crises: we provide first aid, food, shelter, medical assistance, and basic goods. We ensure that basic needs, such as education, access to clean water, and health assistance, are met.

Position Legal Intern 
Report to Legal Team Leader
Supervise N/A
Status Part-time (From 8:00 to 1:00) Sunday to Thursday
Duty Station Erbil

All INTERSOS interns  are expected to perform their tasks  and responsibilities according to the INTERSOS charter of values, code of ethics, PSEA and Child Protection policies. The job description is mandatory for all intern positions within INTERSOS and shall be signed by the intern  within the first week of internship .

Purpose/objective of the position:

The Legal Intern is responsible for assisting the legal team in the administrative tasks related to the provision of services to vulnerable persons. In addition to assisting the legal team in the dissemination of information and awareness raising. The Legal internship program aims to develop the skills of the intern and provide learning opportunities and work experience for students or recently graduated lawyers.

Generic Duties:

  • Assist the lawyers in the writing, printing and preparation of pledges for the purpose of issuing civil documents.
  • Assist the lawyers administratively when conducting awareness sessions on legal topics.
  • Disseminate legal information to the communities and conduct outreach activities with the presence of Team Leaders or Lawyers.
  • Provide support to the Legal team to reach out to community leaders and introduce communities to the services INTERSOS is providing. 
  • Assisting the lawyers in archiving to maintain data confidentiality. 
  • Assist the lawyers in the develop quality material for dissemination of legal information through outreach activities;
  • Carry out all tasks respecting key protection principles including but not limited to: PSEA, do no harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality and accountability and need-to-know principles;
  • Assist in updating the legal and referral databases;
  • Assist in the Delivery of required invoices that relate to legal fees to Legal Team Leader;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Legal Team Leader and Legal Officer.

Person Specification:

Education and professional experience:


  • Students from the last year of studies and fresh graduates of law. Added value members of Iraq or KRI Lawyers Syndicate.
  • Good knowledge of the Iraqi legal system and legal procedures.


Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel) 
  • Respect and a non-discriminatory attitude 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good reporting skills
  • Fluency in Arabic and Kurdish, added value English (written and spoken)

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