Fresher Investigations Volunteer Diploma Job Opportunities – International Justice Mission (IJM)

Title:          Investigations Volunteer
Organization: International
Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: Fort
Portal, Uganda
Reports to: Investigations
About US:
The International
Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor from violence
throughout the developing world. International Justice Mission partners with
local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice,
restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems.  The International
Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working to eliminate property grabbing in
Uganda by bringing rescue and restoration to individual victims, accountability
to their perpetrators, and transformation to the public justice system as a
About Job Background:
Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working through partnership with the government
and other agencies to build capacity for the public justice system to provide
justice for survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Job Summary:  The Investigations Volunteer will have the
opportunity to bring substantive relief to victims of GBV by Supporting the
Investigations Coordinator and the SCOPE team in Kabarole and Kamwenge
Districts in implementing the casework element of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out surveillance and undercover operations in support of
  • Track and document case related data in paper and electronic case
    tracking management systems.
  • Mobilize and coordinate training/mentoring workshops for police in
    Kamwenge and Kabarole Districts.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for International Justice Mission (IJM) Investigations
    Volunteer job placement must hold a Diploma in law (law enforcement,
    criminal justice, etc. preferred). A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
    is added advantage.
  • At least one year of experience in criminal investigation (Police
  • Knowledge and experience in undercover surveillance and evidence
  • At least one year of experience working with survivors of GBV (women
    and children), preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and experience driving manual vehicles on
    rough terrain.
  • Process server certification and self-defense/combat training
  • Fluency in English and Luganda, with excellent writing and oration
    in both.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Have a high level of physical fitness
  • Critical thinker and comes up with working solutions to
Critical Qualities
  • Mature Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral
  • Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude.
  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.
  • Attention to detail, organized and disciplined with priorities.
  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • This position requires a commitment to, understanding of and
    compliance with IJM’s Mission, core values, and all IJM-related policies.
How to Apply:
All applicants are
encouraged to send their applications, updated CVs and Statement of Faith via
E-mail (preferred method) to:
OR by mail:
Justice Mission
Attn: Human
P.O. Box 502 Ntinda,
Kampala, UGANDA
By Hand:
Justice Mission
Attn: Human
Plot 15 Suuna Road,
Kampala, Uganda
statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as
relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated
into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include,
at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.)
and your current fellowship or place of worship.
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