Starting Date: ASAP
Status: Full Time
Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 3 – The job holder will have regular contact with children
Languages: Fluent in Ukrainian and Greek and/ or English
Main Duties & Responsibilities
- Provides clear and accurate interpretation services, during non- formal education activities;
- Provides clear and accurate interpretation services, during protection related informative sessions, briefings, trainings etc;
- Provides written translation of documents to English or Greek;
- Assist in planning and executing special events and outreach activities;
- Communities outreach and needs assessment mapping on an ongoing basis with the various Ukrainian communities in Greece;
- In coordination with other team colleagues, contributes 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 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;
- Respects the code of conduct of the organization, with emphasis on confidentiality;
- Performs other position-related duties as assigned by the respective Team Leader.
- Excellent command of Ukrainian
- Excellent command of English and/or Greek;
- Minimum one-year professional experience as an interpreter or cultural mediator and/or 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;
- 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;
- Previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered an asset
- Field Working Experience in Camps/Temporary Settlements of refugee/migrant population
Interested candidates should submit in a single document their Resume/CV with an introductory text in English to: email@example.com mentioning in the email subject “Ukrainian Interpreter/Community Engagement Officer_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 as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) no later than by 26/5/2022.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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.