Female Friendly Space Facilitator


SolidarityNow is recruiting a Female Friendly Space Facilitator,
to be based in Thermopyles, Greece.

Organization Profile
  • SolidarityNow was established in 2013 with the support of Open Society Foundations (OSF), a grantmaking organization founded by George Soros. Our goal is to assist and support those most affected by the economic and humanitarian crises in Greece.
Job Description
  • The Female Friendly Space Facilitator acts as the coordinator of the space for women and girls. She facilitates access and ensures overall smooth functioning of the space; she conducts tailored psychosocial activities, identifies protection needs and works with other team members in providing support (including counseling and referrals); she encourages the participation of women and girls in group and individual activities (including awareness-raising on SGBV issues, among other themes, and skills-building sessions), so as to facilitate their overall integration and wellbeing in Greece.
  • Maintains a comfortable and safe environment where women and girls can participate in psychosocial activities and receive appropriate support, while also including toddlers with their mothers in the services provided.
  • Prepares and implements structured activities for women, girls and mother-child, including the design of weekly schedules and timetables, through a participatory approach, tailored to their needs, skills and cultural diversities.
  • Identifies protection and other support needs and refers them to respective colleagues or/and other service providers.
  • In coordination with the team’s social scientists, assists in case management and provision of psychosocial support to vulnerable women and girls.
  • Carries out awareness raising sessions focusing on gender issues/GBV, Health/Hygiene, Nutrition, Livelihoods, Skills-building etc. Other group activities may include informal trainings, counselling, discussions, information-sharing, art therapy, playtime etc.
  • Carries out community mobilization around the FFS by disseminating clear messages on its role and objectives.
  • Liaises with other service providers onsite and follows referral pathways, upon consent of the beneficiaries.
  • Keeps accurate attendance records and reports in a timely manner, following respective deadlines and procedures.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, pending on setting.
  • University Degree in Social Sciences or Humanities or Political Sciences.
  • Due to the requirements of the position, female candidates are preferred.
  • Minimum one-year professional experience in implementing activities for women and girls.
  • Good understanding of human rights, gender equality, child-marriage, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in regular and emergency situations.
  • Experience in community mobilization.
  • Cross-cultural awareness and flexibility.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with women and girls of all ages, background and diversity.
  • Strong team player and able to handle pressure well.
  • Well organized and efficient.
  • Fluency in Greek and English required.
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Excel, and Word business software.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Adhere to and promote GBV guiding principles.
  • Possess empowering imagination!
  • Experience in case management procedures.
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through previous assignments (volunteer or paid) in women’s groups, or other relevant experience.
  • Field working experience in camps/temporary settlements of refugee/migrant population.
  • Engagement in refugee focused projects.
  • Starting Date: ASAP.
  • Status: Full Time.
  • If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to mentioning in the email subject “SN FFS Facilitator/Thermopyles”.
  • Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified.
  • 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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