Position : Recreational and non-formal education Officer (Thessaloniki Solidarity Center)
Status : Full Time
Position Summary : The Recreational and non-formal education Officer is expected to provide psychosocial support through activities and events which are going to be organized.
The candidate will be responsible for designing, organizing and facilitating activities for vulnerable groups, including children, teenagers, women and the elderly.
Child Safeguarding Policy
Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children
Design, organize and facilitate leisure and non-formal activities
Identify needs and local interests to plan activities and events
Formulate service plans and priorities in cooperation with other providers
Work with SN services to create relevant plans
Lead activities such as arts, crafts, sports, music, day-trips, visits
Lead classes and provide instructions in a recreational activity, such as crafts
Support the development of local voluntary groups
Work closely with and be responsible for the volunteers
Identify local interests / needs and ways to meet them
Identify the training needs of local volunteers and ways to match them
Provide and organize non-formal activities and develop new learning opportunities through non-formal classes
Help potential learners to overcome barriers to learning
Engage with individuals and community groups, such as parent’s groups
Undertake autonomously the administrative relevant duties
Work closely with the SN teams
Collaborate with other actors in the area (public sector, NGOs and local organizations) to link the beneficiaries and the Organization with the services needed
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive case management plan for beneficiaries
Organize group activities for beneficiaries aiming to their empowerment and the development of their educational background
Promote community engagement through structured activities
Required qualifications and skills
Studies (Bachelor and / or Master) in fields of Education (ex. Early Childhood studies, Intercultural education, Theater Studies), Social studies, Youth work.
2 years’ experience in a relevant position
Cross-cultural awareness and flexible approach
Well-organized and efficient
Ability to work under pressure, accepting challenges and changes
Excellent interpersonal & communications skills
A high level of creativity, multi-tasking and problem-solving ability
Ability to relate to, motivate and empathize with a range of people from different backgrounds
Excellent planning and organizational skills
A range of group-work skills, from creating and leading a group, to being a participative member to one
Good command of MS office
Fluent both in Greek and in English (both written and spoken)
Working experience with different age groups is desired.
Familiar with refugee and migration population, but also locals.
Personal interest of sports, music, painting, photography and other hobbies.
Knowledge of any foreign language in very good level is an asset.
If you are interested in applying, please fill send your CV and motivation letter to mentioning in the email subject TSC Recreational and non-
formal education Officer
SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.
Closing date : Wednesday 14 th November 2018
Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply.