Job Vacancy: Volunteer Leader – Ukrainian/Russian-speaking (part-time)

Job Vacancy: Volunteer Leader – Ukrainian/Russian-speaking (part-time)

Job Title: Volunteer Leader – Ukrainian/Russian-speaking (part-time)

Status: As soon as possible

Location: Urban Area of Attica

Submit until: 29/08/2022

 

Program’s purpose:

EPAPSY, in collaboration with UNHCR, implements the Ukrainian Peer Support project in Attica and Thessaloniki, which aims at supporting Ukrainian community volunteers to optimize the support they already provide and to become able to facilitate self-help groups in Attica and Thessaloniki. More specifically, EPAPSY offers MHPSS training, coordination of self-help groups, and clinical supervision.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Outreach activities and information sessions with Ukrainian community volunteers and Ukrainian refugees in Attica;
  • Recruitment of Ukrainian community volunteers for mental health trainings;
  • Provision of assistance to Ukrainian community volunteers for the facilitation of self-help groups;
  • Monitoring of the self-help groups in collaboration with the Project Coordinator;
  • Assessment of volunteers’ and refugees’ needs and liaison with other actors when necessary;
  • Building a long-lasting and trustful relationship with the Ukrainian community volunteers and refugees.
  • Responding to other administrative and practical needs of the project, according to the commands of the Project Coordinator and the Project Manager.

 

Required qualifications and skills:

Profile

  • Person of Ukrainian descent, native in the Ukrainian/Russian language.
  • Possibly a Ukrainian community volunteer

Experience

  • Previous working/volunteer experience within the field of refugee mental health is highly valued.
  • Previous working/volunteer experience in coordinating teams is highly valued.

Required Professional skills

  • Established relationships with Ukrainian communities in Attica are highly valued.
  • Very good understanding of the refugee context (legal, housing, administrative issues) is a major advantage.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Languages

  • Fluency in Greek and/or English (written and spoken) is necessary.
  • Fluency in Ukrainian (and possibly Russian) is necessary.

Computer skills

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

 

Interested candidates shall submit in a single document their Resume/CV and Cover Letter in English by email to: refugeementalhealth@epapsy.gr by 29/08/2022, mentioning in the email subject “EPAPSY Volunteer Leader”.

EPAPSY is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We also strongly encourage applicants from Migrant and Refugee communities.

Please note that due to the urgency of recruitment, EPAPSY reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.