CASEWORKER needed - Work with refugess in Greece

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Country: Greece
Organization: Safe Place International
Closing date: 31 Jan 2021

About The Role: This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in casework / social work and passionate about human rights. The caseworker will be in direct contact with women who are asylum seekers & refugees. The caseworker will assist them with daily necessities and legal immigration requirements.

Your work will make a tremendous difference in the lives of the courageous members of this community and will provide you an incredible opportunity to learn about different cultures, traditions, world views, and languages.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain weekly check-ins with your assigned members, 15 min - 1 hr sessions on average

  • Facilitate the transfer of information that will enable members to prepare relevant documentation and access to specialized care

  • Facilitate group meetings for house members on average, once per month

  • Carry out a risk assessment and make referrals when necessary, inform members of the existing provisions available to them and encourage them to explore and map external safe spaces

  • Prepare weekly case reports and provide recommendations

  • Support and guide residents in their job search and housing search

  • Coordinate with translators and cultural mediators as necessary

  • Carry out crisis management and de-escalation techniques in special emergency situations

  • Collaborate on data collection and mapping of structures and services for the target population

  • Ensure the confidentiality of all information of the members

  • Promote long-term strategy and problem/conflict resolution

  • Undertake other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • The position is open for female candidates only

  • Availability to work 30 hours/week

  • Candidates must be based in Greece

  • Greek citizenship or eligible to work within the EU

  • Background in social work or counseling

  • Experience working in Greece

  • Firm understanding of the asylum process in Greece

  • Experience in Casework

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity

  • Required proficiency in English and French. Arabic or Farsi would be an asset, but not required.

Benefits

  • Stipend

  • Introduction to different world views, cultures, traditions, and languages

  • Work alongside highly motivated and dedicated individuals who set out to change the world

How to apply:

.Send your CV and interest to kontakt@just-human.de

Emails must be addressed to Elka and Katja.



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