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SAFE PLACE INTERNATIONAL

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with great experience in casework / social work, passionate about human rights. The caseworker will be in direct contact with asylum seekers & refugees to 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. Caseworker will work in our program Moms2Moms

About Moms2Moms: founded to support single migrant mothers with basic needs like food, shelter, and daycare while also providing safety and empowerment for them and their children.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Caseload of about 30 members

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

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

  • Carry out 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

  • Attend weekly coordination meetings with other caseworkers and Operations Director

  • Prepare weekly case reports and provide recommendations to Operations Director

  • 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:

  • Greek citizenship or eligible to work within the EU

  • Background in social work or counseling

  • Firm understanding of the asylum process in Greece

  • Experience in Casework

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity

  • Interest and alignment with SPI’s mission.

  • Required proficiency in English

  • Required proficiency in Arabic or Farsi.

  • Valid driving licence

Benefits

  • Stipend

  • Housing on offer (if available)

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

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

  • Flexible schedule

Please visit our website: www.safeplaceinternational.org

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About SAFE PLACE INTERNATIONAL

Location:

To Be Informed, Mill Valley, CA 94941, US

Mission Statement

SafePlace International’s primary mission is to provide food, clothing, shelter, and emotional support in a context of safety and protection for doubly-marginalized communities while creating a larger framework of inclusivity with clear pathways toward individual sustainability and self-actualization.

Description

Safe Place International's primary mission is to support the dignity and self-actualization of the most marginalized members of the global refugee community. We seek to significantly improve the opportunities, individual, and collective life experiences of these community members. We support this mission through direct aid and advocacy initiatives, specifically supporting members of the LGBTQIA+ community, survivors of GBV, and single/pregnant women.

Immigrants & Refugees
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

To be informedLavrio, Greece

(37.71418,24.05766)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed

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