Human Rights & Legal Aid Supporter

Volunteer to do tasks like lobbying, researching, provision of legal aid and justice distribution.

About The Program

The program is designed to expose law/political science/international development and co-operation undergraduates and MBA students an opportunity to work in the fields of sustainable development, politics and political parties, good governance in public institutions, government ministries, corruption and its costs and effects to the economy, human rights abuse – torture, extra judicial killings, election violence, conflict resolution and management  for warring communities due to land and water, domestic violence, provision of legal aid, youth in decision making process (Politics, Socio-economic spheres)

Volunteer task will be follow up of cases at the court, writing reports and talking to some of the victims
Volunteer will be involved in providing civic education on various themes(voter education, rights of a person when arrested)
Field visits to train communities on conflict management, training local authorities on good governance, and proper use of Public resources
Providing legal advice to people who cannot afford legal services 


Individuals and communities are free and able to exercise their rights and guaranteed dignity.

Program Areas

-Gender rights

-Conflict management

-Legal aid

-Governance and corruption

-Human rights

-Children rights

Potential Tasks

Promotion of justice and equality among citizens
Accountability and transparency of public resources
Respecting the rule of law and constitution

Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
21 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Education Requirements
Law, Human rights, Conflict, Governance, Corruption, International co-operation and development at University level
Required Documents
CV, College transcripts and Motivation letter
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:00

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Free-time activities

Volunteers can do a number of activities when free like travelling, learning Swahili, Safari, scuba diving, visiting cultural centers, mountain climbing and visiting the beach.

Water Sports


What's included?
Accommodation and meal for volunteer
Transport - Transport to the project site by public means
Airport transfer - Pick up from the main airport Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Support and logistic expenses
Administration expenses
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

Airport pick up at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi,Kisumu International Airport in Kisumu and Mombasa International Airport in Mombasa
Volunteer to provide flight itinerary
Orientation a day after the airport pick up in the morning
Traveling to the site a day after orientation by public means


Nairobi 30-45 minutes drive by public means to the project site
Bathroom with shower and toilet
Volunteer shares a bedroom with 1 other volunteer, own bedding sheet, pillow and Mosquito net

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and Dinner
Local Kenyan food served and vegetarian meal can be organized on request.
Food is balanced diet
Water is boiled the stored in a container for volunteer consumption, alternative volunteers buy their won bottled water

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
2 weeks (min. stay)
3 weeks
4 weeks
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
8 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Nairobi/Kenya between 2 weeks and 8 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Pamoja International will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Pamoja International during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) in Nairobi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Kenya.
Travel Insurance
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