Hivos EoI: Consultant for Gender & Inclusion Energy Specialist - MENTARI Program

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Country: Indonesia Organization: Hivos Closing date: 25 Oct 2020 Hivos is an international organisation that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. Our primary focus is achieving structural change. This is why we cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organisations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies. For its Hivos seeks qualified candidates for the position of:Title : Consultant for Gender & Inclusion Energy Specialist - MENTARI ProgramDuty Station : Jakarta, IndonesiaDuration : November to December 20201.BackgroundHivos is an international NGO that has worked on renewable energy in Indonesia since 2009, working closely with policymakers, civil society, donors and the private sector. Hivos primarily focuses on renewable energy access and associa…

Greek Lawyer

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Country: Greece
Organization: HIAS
Closing date: 15 Oct 2020

Department:HIAS Greece

Location:Lesvos, GR

Position Summary:

HIAS seeks a Greek lawyer to support its mission to provide legal support to refugees and other forced migrants in Greece. The lawyer provides aid to refugees and other forced migrants through the provision of individual asylum counseling and casework, individual representation before the Greek authorities and courts, group asylum information presentations, assistance with family reunification, and other protection-related advocacy.

Selected lawyer will hold the position through November 2021, with the possibility of extension up to a year. This position is contingent on funding.*

Essential Functions:

  • Represents clients by attending registration, family reunification and asylum interviews.
  • Drafts and submits asylum, family reunification and appeal submissions and other case materials.
  • Compiles biographical data, persecution stories, and evidence to produce comprehensive asylum case submissions.
  • Conducts interviews with individual refugees and families.
  • Communicates with the authorities on a regular basis regarding updates on cases and changes in procedures.
  • Advocates for client access to asylum procedures and process.
  • Provides legal information and counseling (group and/or through individual sessions) to refugees and migrants on asylum, family reunification procedures
  • Attends meetings and builds relations with legal and other partners.
  • Refers refugees and forced migrants to assistance from partners as needed.
  • Mentors and assists volunteer attorneys from around the world.
  • Conducts legal information sessions for asylum seekers
  • Meets filing and reporting requirements

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Law degree and registration with a Greek bar association.
  • Minimum two years relevant work experience.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills; excellent drafting, analytical and communication skills.
  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Public international law, human rights, refugee law, international relations, political science) preferred.
  • Experience in representing asylum seekers and refugees before civil and criminal judicial proceedings desirable
  • Knowledge of international refugee law, human rights law and application
  • Knowledge of country conditions in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other refugee producing countries preferred.
  • Experience with asylum or refugee status determination procedures and emergency response preferred.
  • Ability to flexibly adapt to a changing legal, emergency-response environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.

Application Instructions:

About Us:

HIAS is a global Jewish nonprofit organization working across five continents to ensure that refugees and displaced persons are protected. Throughout the United States, we help refugees reunite with families, resettle and become self-sufficient. Guided by our values and history, we help refugees rebuild their lives in safety and security and advocate to ensure that all displaced people are treated with dignity.

HIAS is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship status, religious creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, familial status, pregnancy, childbirth, age, protected veteran status, political orientation or other legally protected status.

How to apply:

Application form can be found on the following link, after selecting the relevant position https://www.hias.org/who/career-and-internship-opportunities
Deadline: 23:59 +3GMT, 15 October, 2020



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