Help as a voluntourist at a small NGO based in Thessaloniki, Greece

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Caseworker wanted as soon as possible

Update 02/03/2020

Mobile Info Team is determined to work towards a future where asylum seekers and refugees in Greece have fair access to asylum and are treated with the respect their humanity deserves. We:

  • assist families and individual asylum seekers by providing dedicated, long-term support during their asylum and family reunification cases.
  • research legal and political developments relevant to migrants in Greece and Europe and disseminate information through our daily hotline.
  • attend sessions in community centres and refugee camps to provide up to date information on the asylum process and assist individual family reunification cases in through the process.

We also provide advocacy at different levels, including collecting testimonies on human rights abuses such as illegal push backs.

Mobile info team

What we need:

A long-term caseworker who has graduated from a degree in Law who can commit to working for a period of at least 3 months. Preference will be given to people who can demonstrate prior experience in asylum law or who have worked in the refugee sector. Knowledge of the Greek refugee context is not required but would be very beneficial.

Benefit:

Challenging and fulfilling work experience with beneficiaries and other actors involved in the refugee crisis in Northern Greece. You will gain in-depth knowledge of asylum procedures in Greece and family reunification processes. As a long-term volunteer, you will be heavily involved in all aspects of our casework, have your own caseload and over time gain a higher level of responsibility. To facilitate your time here, we are able to offer shared accommodation and basic food.

Commitment:

To be able to offer continuity to the people we support, we are looking for a commitment of at least 3 months starting as soon as possible. Strong preference will be given to candidates who are able to commit to longer.

How to apply:

If you are interested, please send a CV and short motivation letter to:

contact@mobileinfoteam.org

Please specify the dates you are available.




Update 3/12/2019

Mobile Info Team is a group of independent volunteers providing information to asylum seekers, migrants and refugees in Northern Greece.ย You will become the centre of the team and will be highly influential in the direction the organisation takes. This role is best suited to someone who is looking to establish themselves in the project management of refugee projects and gain international experience on the ground.

What we need:

a long-term coordinator (6-months min) to start in the end of January 2020 with experience in managing a team (especially in the humanitarian field) and fundraising, outreach, administration and accountancy. You would work alongside the founder of MIT to coordinate all non-legal related issues of running the team; legal experience is welcome, but not compulsory.

What we offer:

Free accommodation and food. Possibility to get a stipend to cover living expenses in case of long-term commitment.

Profile Requirements:
  • Prior experience running a volunteer team
  • Prior fundraising experience
  • Recruitment experience
  • Knowledge of how to develop the capacity of an NGO
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Confidence with social media tools (Facebook, Instagram and Google Adwords)
  • Networking skills
  • Excellent English writing and IT skills
  • Ability to react quickly to the ever-shifting needs of the refugee situation
  • Precision and reliability

CONTACT DETAILS


If you are interested, please send a CV and short motivation letter to contact@mobileinfoteam.org
You can find more information about us on our website www.mobileinfoteam.org, or on this video which gives a quick insight into the work we do:

We look forward to hearing from you.
For more information please visit our website:
https://www.mobileinfoteam.org/join-us/
or follow us on Instagram and Facebook!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mobileinfoteam/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mobileinfoteam/

We look forward to you joining the team!





Previous message from Mobile Info Team

Hello to everybody! ๐Ÿ™‚

My name is Marianna and I am the co-coordinator of MIT (Mobile Info Team) a small NGO based in Greece.

Our teamย is composed by 6 volunteers.ย 
We provide accurate and detailed legal information for the full duration of the refugees’ asylum procedure. We take care of both of individual cases and family reunification.
MIT is always looking for resources:
  • ย – caseworkers ( law students or lawyers who often already have experience in the field of asylum and migration law and who receive intensive training on the details of the Greek asylum system upon arrival)
  • – interpreters ( Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu speakers) which would assist the caseworkers.
Working times
hours: from 9:30 am until 5:00pm.

days: 5 from Monday to Friday

Accommodation and basic food are provided by the NGO. However, a monthly fee of 50 euros is required.

Volunteers benefits would be:
  • full experience on the field dealing face-to-face with refugees and assisting their cases individually.
  • Participation in daily and weekly meeting both with MIT members and external MIT partners.
  • Visits to refugee camps. – Participation in up-to-date workshops about the Asylum procedure
  • accommodation: shared apartment with double and triple rooms
  • extra activities with the team within Thessaloniki or outside Thessaloniki.
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English

The house/office is located in:
Thessaloniki, the second-largest city in Greece.
Internet
We provide the team with access to the Internet.

I thank you in advance for your consideration and I invite you to contact me in case of any doubts.

 


CONTACT DETAILS


See also: other opportunities with refugees

 




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