Caseworker to work with refugees in Greece
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.
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
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
Interest and alignment with SPI’s mission.
Required proficiency in English
Required proficiency in Arabic or Farsi.
Valid driving licence
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
Please visit our website: www.safeplaceinternational.org
About SAFE PLACE INTERNATIONAL
To Be Informed, Mill Valley, CA 94941, US
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.
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.
To be informedLavrio, Greece
September 9, 2021
- Case Work / Management
- Driver's License Needed