Interpreters, Kurdish (Sorani and Kurmanji) – Arabic

Υποβολή μέχρι: 02/12/2018
Τοποθεσία: Ιωάννινα

Position: Interpreters, Kurdish (Sorani and Kurmanji) – Arabic

Location: Ioannina

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children

 Position within the Organization:

Reports to: Team Leader

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides clear and accurate interpretation services during confidential/private sessions with vulnerable individuals, particularly children at risk and survivors of gender-based violence;
  • Provides clear and accurate interpretation services during protection related informative sessions, briefings, trainings etc;
  • Provides written translation of documents from Kurdish (Sorani and/or Kurmanji)or Arabic to English or Greek;
  • In coordination with other team colleagues, contribute to the identification of particular vulnerabilities and other protection-related issues;
  • In coordination with other team colleagues, assists in the accompaniment of particularly vulnerable individuals to other service providers;
  • In coordination with other team colleagues, participates in in field-trips and other external activities;
  • In coordination with other team colleagues, ensures that all beneficiaries feel comfortable and safe to share their concerns freely, as well as participate in activities;
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned by the respective Team Leader

 Qualifications:

Essential

  • Excellent command of Kurdish, Kurmanji and Sorani;
  • Excellent command of English and/or Greek;
  • Minimum two-years professional experience as an interpreter or cultural mediator;
  • Minimum one-year professional experience in providing supporting services to vulnerable individuals, including refugee population and particularly children and women;
  • Familiar with protection issues related to refugee children, families and female survivors of gender-based violence;
  • High professional ethics;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with children of all ages, background and diversity;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in multi-ethnic environment; Cross Culturally Aware and flexible;
  • Strong team player;
  • Computer literate & numerate;
  • Well organized and efficient, flexible, able to handle pressure well and adapt in different working environments;
  • Adhere to and promote Child Protection and Child Safeguarding guiding principles;

Desired:

  • Good command of Arabic
  • Previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered an asset
  • Field Working Experience in Camps/Temporary Settlements of refugee/migrant population

If you are interested in applying, please fill send your CV and a short motivation letter (in English) to recruitment@solidaritynow.org in English mentioning in the email subject “Ioannina_Kurdish”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 2nd December 2018

Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply.