(Female) Farsi Interpreter

Υποβολή μέχρι: 12/7/2019
Τοποθεσία: Αθήνα

Position: (Female) Farsi Interpreter

Location: Athens

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

Languages: Farsi mother tongue. Fluent in Greek and/or English

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children



  1. Provide accurate and complete interpretation;
  2. Interpretation for beneficiaries and SN staff during one to one consultations or information sessions;
  3. Ensure accurate and precise information is passed to the beneficiaries in an understandable and culturally appropriate manner;
  4. Interpret orally during interviews with Persons of Concern to SN into specified languages maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible;
  5. Ensure that the messages transmitted are properly understood;
  6. Provide interpretation in a neutral and non-judgmental manner;
  7. Carry out his/her responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with SN standards for cultural, gender and age sensitivity;
  8. Occasionally carry out written translations from one language to another;
  9. Participate in field trips, visits and assessments as requested by supervisor;
  10. Whenever needed, escort/accompany SN staff and beneficiaries to relevant NGOs or public services;
  11. Might be expected to be on call, work on weekend, or on ad hoc basis;


Required qualifications and skills


  • Excellent interpretation skills;
  • Fluent in the above-stated language(s)
  • Previous Experience in a relevant position
  • Familiar with refugee and migration Issues and the related vocabulary
  • Cross cultural awareness and understanding
  • Computer literacy & numeracy
  • Well organized and efficient
  • Good interpersonal & communications skills and ability to work in a multicultural team


  • Field work experience e.g., in camps or temporary settlements
  • Interest and experience to work with vulnerable groups
  • Oral and written language skills in Greek and/or English
  • Minimum (2) years of relevant experience with an NGO;

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to recruitment@solidaritynow.org by” July 12th 2019, mentioning in the email subject “SN Farsi Athens”

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

Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.

Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process even before the deadline for CV submissions.


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