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Ilitha Labantu has the following vacancies at its Cape Town office (Closing date 15 March 2024)

Paralegal – Position based in Cape Town 

Closing Date: 15 March 2024 


  • Provide legal advice and legal guidance to clients either face to face or telephonically

  • Assist clients on legal questions and procedures

  • Capture cases and data accurately and create an electronic and hard filing system

  • Assist clients with applications for Protection Orders

  • Assist clients with maintenance applications 

  • Provide Court support, court preparation and liaise with SAPS/investigating officer/prosecutors etc.

  • Be able to conduct community talks and workshops on issues such as Domestic Violence, Maintenance, Succession etc.

  • Able to organise advocacy programmes in line with Women and Children’s rights

  • Conduct advocacy actions (i.e. picketing and petition gathering) together with community groups to achieve rights through a change in policy

  • Initiate and support Ilitha Labantu and other campaigns to achieve policy change by providing information



  • Paralegal Diploma

  • An LLB will be advantageous

  • Work experience in an NPO/NGO environment Minimum of 1 year

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both oral and written

  • Above average experience and knowledge in family law etc.

  • A strong sense of responsibility and urgency and the ability to deliver regularly on time

  • Must have a driver’s licence

  • Willingness to travel



Closing Date: 15 March 2024

Terms of Employment & Salary: Market related / Negotiable. Please submit letter of application, CV and names of three references (they must be available); indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.


Contact person & details: HR Manager: or call 021 633 2383 for any further queries.

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