Event Specialist Volunteer (Open All Year Round)


Justice Without Borders (JWB) is inviting applications for an Events Specialist volunteer. This position will focus on planning and coordinating fundraising events to help JWB raise essential funds for our core services. This role is focused on envisioning, planning and coordinating events that are thematically relevant and inspiring for our current and potential donors. The position is available starting immediately. 

Working with JWB provides the opportunity to work with a diverse regional team, rooted in a shared passion, to create real impact in the lives of our clients. On the fundraising team, we believe in adding the ‘fun’ to fundraising because we believe that creative and effective outcomes are generated when people enjoy what they do. You will find that the team is guided by open communication, ambition, respect and professionalism. 


About JWB

Founded in 2013, Justice Without Borders (JWB) is a regional non-profit advancing transnational access to legal assistance for migrant workers. Focusing on those who have suffered labor exploitation and human trafficking, we address the unique strategic and logistical issues that lawyers and clients face in bringing cross-border claims.  We also work to scale up our impact by imparting our expertise to a growing network of frontline NGOs, law firm partners, and government agencies, so others can take on the work of cross-border access to justice.

Justice Without Borders, Limited is a Hong Kong registered charity under Section 88 of the IRO

Justice Without Borders is a registered charity in the United States with IRS 501(c)(3) status


Position Description

The Events Specialist volunteer will work with our Fundraising Lead to envision, plan and coordinate fundraising events intended to raise donations from corporate and individual donors. Our annual fundraiser is held in November but we aim to host at least one fundraising event per quarter in 2022. The position primarily includes the following responsibilities:

  • Organising Events—Working with our existing donors to schedule and plan fundraisers and employee engagement events
  • Coordinating Events—Managing event admin like invitations, RSVPs, event materials, agendas, scheduling dry runs and site visits, timely preparation and execution of the event.
  • Managing follow-up—Sending out thank you and appreciations, recording post event reflections, scheduling follow-up with relevant stakeholders.

Terms of work

  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time commitment: 18 hours a week
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Remote


Candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience
    • Previous experience with event planning and management.
  • Preferred:
    • Previous experience working in the NGO or legal sectors, or in a related international organization.
    • Experience in migrant worker issues or related fields.
  • Language
    • High fluency in English, with strong writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Skill-set and working style
    • Well planned and organised
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in an intercultural environment.
    • Willingness to learn and to go beyond one’s own comfort zone.
    • Able to follow through on tasks and responsibilities independently.
    • Can multi-task under time pressure.
  • Technical
    • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and similar platforms.


Application Process

Please submit a one-page statement of interest and CV to Ms. Nandini Sethi at nandini@forjusticewithoutborders.org.  In your application, please indicate your available time period. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

For more information on JWB, please visit our website, Facebook and LinkedIn page.