Interpreter (Arabic, Farsi, Kurmanji)


SolidarityNow is recruiting an Interpreter (Arabic, Farsi, Kurmanji),
to be based in Vagiochori, 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.
  • Provides clear and accurate interpretation services, during educational activities for adult beneficiaries of international protection.
  • Provides clear and accurate interpretation services, during informative sessions, briefings, trainings etc.
  • Provides written translation of documents to English or Greek.
  • In coordination with other team colleagues, participates in field-trips and other external activities.
  • In coordination with other team colleagues, ensures that all beneficiaries feel comfortable and safe to share their concerns freely, as well as participate in classes and other educational activities.
  • Respects the code of conduct of the organization, with emphasis on confidentiality.
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned by the respective Team Leader.
  • Excellent command of Arabic and/ or Farsi and/ or Kurmanji.
  • Excellent command of English and/or Greek.
  • Minimum one-year professional experience as an interpreter or cultural mediator.
  • Familiar with protection issues related to refugee population.
  • High professional ethics.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with children of all ages, background and diversity.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in multi-ethnic environment; Cross Culturally Aware and flexible.
  • Strong team player.
  • Well organized and efficient, flexible, able to handle pressure well and adapt in different working environments.
  • Previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered an asset.
  • Field Working Experience in Camps/Temporary Settlements of refugee/migrant population.
  • Computer literacy.
  • 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 Interpreter_Vagiochori”.
  • 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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