Kurdish Interpreter

Υποβολή μέχρι: 09/03/2018
Τοποθεσία: Αθήνα

Position: Kurdish Interpreter

Location: Athens

Starting Date: ASAP

Status:  Full Time

 Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children


  1. Provide accurate and complete interpretation;
  2. Interpret orally during interviews with Persons of Concern to SN into specified languages maintaining message content, context, and style as much as possible;
  3. Ensure that the messages transmitted are properly understood;
  4. Provide interpretation in a neutral and non-judgmental manner;
  5. Not accept payment or favor from or on behalf of persons of concern
  6. Not engage in contact or exchanges with persons of concern to SN that might undermine his/her impartiality as an interpreter or the fairness and integrity of SN procedures;
  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. Any ties, professional or personal, with the beneficiary shall be confined to ONLY interpretation services;


  • Oral and written language skills in Greek and/or English and excellent command of both of the following languages:


  • Excellent interpretation skills;
  • University or other post-secondary education in interpretation is desirable;
  • Minimum (2) years of relevant experience with an NGO;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a multicultural team;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the asylum situation in Greece and related vocabulary is desirable;

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to recruitment@solidaritynow.org by” Friday, March 09, 2018, mentioning in the email subject “SN Kurdish_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.


Remarks: Before submitting your CV, please read carefully the employees’ privacy notice on the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the respective Greek legislation.

For roles that will have regular contact with vulnerable populations SolidarityNow is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences, and selected candidates will be requested to provide a recent copy of criminal record.

Following the preventive measures against COVID-19, holding a vaccination certificate or undergoing Covid-19 antigen tests as per government directions is mandatory.