Lifting Hands International is looking for an Education Manager to start in August 2020 in Greece with a minimum three month commitment.
Lifting Hands International operates a community center in Serres, a small city about an hour away from Thessaloniki in Northern Greece.
We work with a population of 1000+ Yazidi refugees at the local camps, providing regular aid distributions and a range of psycho-social programs.
Through this opportunity, you will develop your management skills, help an established NGO to sharpen and grow its services for Yazidi refugees, and build your understanding of the refugee crisis.
Your particular focus will be to empower refugee families through language education.
If you are organized and proactive, with a strong teaching / TEFL / CELTA background, we would love to hear from you.
Based : Serres (Northern Greece)
Minimum commitment : 90 days, preferred : 6-12 months
Teach a maximum of two hours English / German classes per day to Yazidi refugees
Run inductions and provide any necessary training to incoming volunteers
Ensure all other volunteer teachers have the resources and support they need
Timetable classes to adapt to the evolving needs of camp residents
Write concise weekly and monthly reports on the education program
Allocate budget for necessary resources
Coordinate with other NGOs and organizations across Greece that provide education resources, training, and advice for volunteers
Essential criterias :
Background or previous experience in formal or non-formal education
Strong people managing skills
Able to work on own initiative and prioritize and delegate tasks
Very good knowledge of English
21 years old +
Desirable criterias :
Previous working experience and Language and teaching skills in German are an asset
Language skills in Arabic, Kurmanji or Greek are all extremely helpful, but not essential.
LHI offers free shared housing at our volunteer apartment in the centre of Serres and a small monthly living stipend (starting at 200 EUR per month).
Please note that as a small NGO we are not able to offer assistance for visa applications