Farsi & French / Cultural Mediator

Γιατροί Χωρίς Σύνορα (Médecins Sans Frontières)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is recruiting a Farsi & French /
Cultural Mediator, to be based in Athens, Greece.

Organization Profile
  • Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international independent medical and humanitarian action-driven organization that offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination and irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.
    The MSF movement is built around 5 operational centers (OC) supported by 23 sections and offices worldwide. MSF in Greece provides humanitarian and medical assistance to the refugee and migrant populations fleeing conflict in their home countries.
Job Description
  • Support MSF medical staff to ensure the provision of high quality medical services.
  • Assure the translation between the medical doctor and the patient in his/her mother tongue.
  • Assure that the translation is adequate, neutral, accurate and understandable to all involved parties.
  • Support all the medical activities as well as health promotion activities when needed.
  • Accompany beneficiaries to health and social care facilities as needed to facilitate interpretation and service provision.
  • Ensure confidentiality and medical secrecy.
  • Valid residence and work permit for Greece essential.
  • Training in interpretation or intercultural mediation an asset.
  • Fluent knowledge of Farsi, French and English or Greek.
  • Experience with MSF or other NGOs desirable.
  • Teamwork, intercultural sensitivity, flexibility are essential.
  • Computer literacy an asset.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations and victims of torture an asset.
  • Full time position.
  • Annual gross salary: According to MSF Salary Policy.
  • Private insurance.
  • Duration: 3 month contract (high possibility of indefinite extension).
  • Location: Athens.
  • Please send your CV in English quoting reference code “Farsi-French / CM Athens" in the subject line of the e-mail at:
  • All applications will be treated in strictest confidentiality.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Indicate the source of the job vacancy in your application:
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
2. Application
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