Para Legal Consultants

Research, Legal / Para Legal Consultants for Quality Assurance & Legal Department

Location: Remote

Position Type: Volunteer (Unpaid)

Commitment: Part-time, flexible hours

Position Overview:

The International Association of Dive Professionals (IADP) is seeking dedicated and knowledgeable individuals to join our Quality Assurance & Legal Department as Volunteer Research, Legal, or Para Legal Consultants. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in legal research, diving standards, and regulations, and will provide critical support in ensuring that the IADP’s policies and practices comply with international and local laws.

Key Responsibilities:

Legal Research and Analysis:

- Conduct thorough legal research on diving standards, regulations, and related legal issues.
- Analyze and interpret legislation, regulations, and case law relevant to the diving industry.

Compliance and Quality Assurance:

- Review and assess IADP’s policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and standards.
- Provide recommendations for improvements to enhance legal compliance and quality assurance.

Documentation and Reporting:

- Prepare detailed legal reports, summaries, and documentation.
- Assist in drafting, reviewing, and revising legal documents, contracts, and agreements.

Advisory Role:

- Offer expert advice to the Quality Assurance & Legal Department on legal matters affecting the association and it's members.
- Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations that impact the diving industry and inform the department accordingly.

Training and Education:

- Develop and deliver training materials and sessions on legal compliance and diving standards for IADP members.
- Promote awareness of legal and regulatory requirements within the organization.


Professional Experience:

- Minimum of 3 years of experience in legal research, paralegal work, or a related field.
- Familiarity with diving industry standards, regulations, and best practices.

Skills and Competencies:

- Strong analytical and research skills, with the ability to interpret complex legal documents.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy in work.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Proficiency in legal research tools and software.

Personal Attributes:

- Strong commitment to the values and mission of IADP.
- High ethical standards and integrity.
- Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

- A degree in Law, Paralegal Studies, or a related field.
- Experience working in a non-profit or professional association environment.
- Knowledge of international diving regulations and standards.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and vision for the IADP. Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The International Association of Dive Professionals is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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